Overview

Mr. Platt’s practice focuses on the procurement and protection on intellectually property rights, including patents, trademarks, trade secrets, and copyrights. He has extensive experience in high-stakes patent litigation matters around the world, including the United States, Germany, the Netherlands, and China. Mr. Platt has litigated numerous patent and technology matters including video and streaming, computer systems and software, and high-end content security. Mr. Platt’s practice also includes complex litigation matters for clients worldwide, including technology and business litigation matters in the US, Europe, Latin America, and Asia.

Mr. Platt served as a judicial law clerk for Honorable Thomas S. Zilly (2004-2005, 2006-2007) and Honorable James L. Robart (2006) at the U.S. District Court for Western District of Washington.

As a law student, Mr. Platt received the CALI Excellence for the Future Award in five different classes, including Patent & Trade Secret Law. Mr. Platt graduated summa cum laude, and was the winner or the Cheney Legal Writing Scholarship Competition.

Mr. Platt is a registered Professional Engineer, working as a consultant and project engineer for RH2 Engineering, Inc. in Bothell, WA for seven years, before becoming an attorney.

Experience

Experience
  • U.S. & International Patent Litigation
  • Patent Monetization
  • Patent Infringement
  • Trademark Infringement
  • Copyright Infringement
  • U.S. IP Prosecution
  • International IP Prosecution

Education

Education
  • J.D., Summa Cum Laude, Seattle University School of Law, 2003
  • B.S., Engineering, Walla Walla University, 1995

Admissions

Admissions
  • Registered Patent Attorney, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
  • Washington State Bar
  • Registered Professional Engineer, State of Washington
  • Utah State Bar

Achievements

Achievements
  • Seattle University School of Law, CALI Excellence for the Future Award: Contracts, 2001; Administrative Law, 2001; Business Entities, 2002; Patent & Trade Secret Law, 2002; Jurisprudence, 2002
  • Seattle University School of Law Presidential Scholarship Award: 2000, 2001, 2002
  • Seattle University School of Law, Cheney Legal Writing Scholarship, First Place 2001

Community Involvement

Community Involvement
  • Race Photographer, Park City Ski & Snowboard

Memberships

Memberships
  • Washington State Bar – IP Section

Janice Hutchison

Experience

  • 33 years at Workman Nydegger

Education

  • Legal Secretary Certificate, University of Utah

Contact Information
Email jhutchison@wnlaw.com
Phone 801-533-9800

Jennifer Hunter

Education

  • Masters of Professional Studies, Paralegal Studies, George Washington University, 2015
  • B.S., Sociology and Criminology, University of Utah, 2011

Contact Information
Email jhunter@wnlaw.com
Phone 801-533-9800

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