Christensen O'Connor Johnson KindnessPLLC (COJK) is a Seattle-based intellectual property law firm providing legal services in all areas of intellectual property, including patents, trademarks, litigation, licensing, trade secrets, and copyrights. COJK was founded in 1929, and has established itself as one of the Northwest's premier IP law firms.
The attorneys at COJK are committed to seeking and delivering strategic advantages for a wide range of clients, including industry leaders in biotechnology, consumer goods, entertainment, food services and processing, medical devices, pharmaceuticals, pulp and paper, semiconductors, software, and telecommunications. COJK's diverse, collaborative, and dedicated team of attorneys and paralegals provides comprehensive representation to enhance the long-term market value of clients' intellectual property assets.
Workman Nydegger has been consistently recognized as one of the top intellectual property firms in the nation. Workman Nydegger’s attorneys, located in offices in Salt Lake City, Utah and Atlanta, Georgia, represent a wide array of clients in all areas of intellectual property law including patent, trademark, copyright, unfair competition, and related litigation and licensing matters in a diverse range of technologies including computer systems, software, e-commerce and information technology; electronics and electrical engineering; pharmaceutical, nutraceutical, chemical, biotechnology, medical and life science technologies; physics and optics; mechanics and mechanical engineering, and alternative energy. For additional information, please visit www.wnlaw.com.
Brian McMahon focuses his practice specifically on intellectual property litigation matters and is the leader of the firm's Hatch-Waxman "ANDA" litigation practice. He also has extensive experience representing clients ranging from Fortune 100 companies to individual inventors, involving technologies relating to chemical, mechanical, and electrical arts alike. He has appeared before the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, several federal district courts, and the United States International Trade Commission. Brian clerked for then-Chief Judge H. Robert Mayer of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit following his graduation from Georgetown University Law Center, and he earned his B.S. degree from the United States Military Academy at West Point.
Mr. Florence is a registered patent attorney who focuses his practice on patents and trademarks, and related business litigation with specific emphasis on complex pharmaceutical patent litigation brought under the Hatch-Waxman Act. He is known nationally for his Abbreviated New Drug Application (“ANDA”) expertise and has extensive experience counseling generic pharmaceutical companies regarding ANDA filings, pre-litigation strategies, defending such companies in patent litigation, and preparing and submitting citizen petitions. Mr. Florence handles litigation from inception through trial and has litigated cases before both state and federal courts and the American Arbitration Association. He has negotiated and prepared numerous commercial agreements including licensing, assignment of rights, development, indemnification, non-disclosure, non-compete, employment and settlement agreements.