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Alistair Chan

Alistair Chan

Patent Attorney

Bainbridge Island
Washington
Licensed in
Patent Bar, MN
University of Wisconsin-Madison Law School

"Very responsive. Saved me over 10,000."

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About
Alistair is a skilled IP Attorney with nearly 20 years of experience. He holds a PhD. in Aerospace Engineering and is registered with the USPTO. He has written and prosecuted hundreds of patent applications, as well as written freedom to operate and invalidity opinions. He is also an inventor with over 140 patents as a named inventor. He has helped numerous startup companies with their intellectual property strategy and needs. Alistair generally works with a variety of technologies including retail, mechanical, electronics, control systems, software, internet, wireless, etc.

His prior experiences were with a large national law firm, a
… read more small boutique IP firm and as in-house counsel.
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"Very thorough. When your lawyer tells you give me a 15,000 retainer talk to upcounsel for the real story"


Posted on Oct 25, 2019
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"Very responsive. Saved me over 10,000."

Assist with Other Patent Matter
Posted on Oct 23, 2019
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"Reasonably knowledgeable in the subject matter and listen to the inventor well and intelligent enough to understand the important aspects of the invention and prepare the applications efficiently."

Consult on Licensing Agreement
Posted on Oct 18, 2019
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"Alistair showed a strong understanding of my patent idea when he wrote the patent. His competence was second to none. He has very good communication skills."

File Utility Patent
Posted on Sep 23, 2019
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"Alistair Chan is very knowledgeable in dealing with new technology, electronics, computer software, mechanical and smart devices including connected vehicles. Even though he was on vacation he responded quickly to my request. He understands both creative inventors and the machination of the U.S. patent filing process. He is very easy to work with and works well under pressure."

Draft Response to USPTO Office Action (Patent)
Posted on Jul 10, 2019
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"Great experience. My time frame was very difficult but Alistair pulled it off with ease. Alistair definitely knows his stuff."

File Utility Patent
Posted on May 16, 2019

Work History

Intellectual Ventures

Patent Counsel

May 2018 - Present

Provide Patent Counselling and Portfolio Management for a large portfolio. Help generate startup company opportunities based on technology from the portfolio.

May 2018 - Present

Kagan & Binder

Patent Attorney

Mar 2005 - May 2006

Senior Associate Patent Attorney. Responsible for client managament and patent prosecution.

Mar 2005 - May 2006

Foley & Lardner

Associate Patent Attorney

Jun 1998 - Feb 2005

Patent Prosecution and client interface.

Jun 1998 - Feb 2005

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