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Jared Otterstrom

Non-Equity Partner

Jared Otterstrom
Jared Otterstrom Non-Equity Partner

About Jared Otterstrom

Jared is a registered patent attorney and has a practice focused in U.S. intellectual property law, particularly in patent prosecution. His practice centers on computer technology including software and hardware. Jared’s technical background encompasses material science and optics including research in electrical properties of thin film insulators. His understanding of physics gives him the tools needed to understand a wide range of technologies.

He has drafted patents on topics such as software and business methods, computer networking and communications, peer-to-peer technology, medical devices, traffic detecting devices, hard disk drives, and nanotechnology. In addition to patent prosecution, Jared has experience with freedom to operate opinions, IP landscape reports, prior art searches, and contract review. He also enjoys spending time with his family and home improvement projects.

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J.D., 2008

University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law

B.S., Physics, 2005

Utah State University

Experienced Patent Attorney

Jared cut his teeth prosecuting patents in the Silicon Valley. While working in this global technology hub, Jared amassed significant experience across a wide array of technologies and served the IP needs of start-up tech companies as well as established technology titans. He has prosecuted hundreds of patents and Jared’s clients rely on his insight and skill in identifying and protecting their innovations.