SEATTLE, WA—Building upon recent intellectual property growth nationwide, Am Law 100 firm Polsinelli welcomes four new patent attorneys to its national Intellectual Property Department and Seattle office. Emily C. Peyser (pictured) and Margie Aoki join as shareholders, Katherine D. Lee joins as counsel, and Jennifer Junkin as associate.
Peyser is an experienced patent attorney and legal advisor, providing guidance to clients at every stage of the lifecycle of their intellectual property assets. Aoki has extensive experience with the procurement of U.S. and foreign patents, freedom-to-operate and validity opinions, design-around strategies, due diligence for portfolio acquisitions and licensing.
Lee focuses her practice on strategic patent procurement, patent post-grant proceedings, patent litigation and pre-litigation analysis. With a deep background in engineering, Junkin advises clients on protecting and enforcing intellectual property rights across aerospace, online gaming, manufacturing, cosmetics, medical device and technology industries.