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Paul T. Parker



Firmwide Chair, Intellectual Property Practice; Firmwide Executive Committee

Paul Parker focuses his practice on emerging medical device companies, with particular experience in cardiovascular, renal neuromodulation, neurostimulation, spinal devices and aesthetic treatments. Paul has represented investors and emerging companies from incubation through acquisition/IPO. In the past two years, he was involved in raising over $100 million in venture funding for emerging medical device companies and has been involved in over $1 billion in acquisitions/IPOs since 2010. Paul also has extensive experience in portfolio development and patent strategies, freedom to operate analyses and other intellectual property due diligence, patent licensing, and technology transfer.

Professional Recognition

  • Highly recommended in Intellectual Asset Management Patent 1000, 2014
  • Recognized as an IP Star by Managing IP, 2013
  • Listed in Intellectual Asset Management Patent 1000, 2012 - 2013
  • Listed in Washington Law & Politics, “Washington’s Super Lawyers," 2001 - 2014
  • Listed in Seattle Magazine, “Seattle’s Best Lawyers," 2003
  • Ranked by Chambers USA, as “America’s Leading Intellectual Property Lawyers," 2007 - 2014
  • Listed in The Best Lawyers in America 2009 - Present: Copyright Law; Litigation - Intellectual Property; Litigation - Patent; Patent Law

Related Employment

  • Seed & Berry, Seattle, WA, Associate, 1995 - 1999
  • Fredrikson & Byron, P.A., Minneapolis, MN, Associate, 1993 - 1995


  • University of Minnesota Law School, J.D., magna cum laude, Order of the Coif, 1993
  • Washington State University, B.S., Mechanical Engineering, cum laude, 1984

Bar Admissions

  • Washington
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington


Chambers Ranked