Pam Kohli Jacobson


925 Fourth Avenue, Suite 2900
Seattle, WA 98104-1158

United States of America

Pam Kohli Jacobson is a firm-wide co-chair of the intellectual property practice group. She concentrates her practice in intellectual property law including litigation, prosecution, licensing, due diligence, portfolio management, and counseling, with an emphasis on the intellectual property of government entities.

Ms. Jacobson has extensive experience litigating patent and trademark disputes as lead counsel throughout the United States. She has handled intellectual property matters from application to the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board, Patent Trial and Appeal Board, Federal Circuit, and the Ninth Circuit. Ms. Jacobson draws upon her broad experience before these tribunals and the ITC to formulate coordinated strategies for efficient, effective results.

She also has an extensive patent and trademark prosecution practice. She manages the patent and trademark portfolios for a wide range of clients, ranging from individual inventors to Fortune 500 companies.

In addition, Ms. Jacobson has assisted a wide range of clients with their technology transactions including various agreements and in the development of institutional patent, trademark, trade secret and litigation policies.

Ms. Jacobson’s technical background and work experience is in applied mathematics, chemistry and molecular biology. Prior to law school, she designed computer models to assess the toxicity of chemical compounds at Honeywell International f/k/a Allied Signal. She also assessed the prevalence of certain gene markers in familial lupus erythematosus during her time as a research scientist the University of Chicago.

Ms. Jacobson has been recognized by industry publications as a leading practitioner in intellectual property law. She currently teaches at the University of Washington School of Law and at its Center for Advanced Study & Research on Intellectual Property.


  • B.S., University of Illinois (1995)
    (Molecular Biology/English Literature, minor Chemistry)
  • J.D., University of Washington School of Law (2001)


Bar of Oregon, Bar of Washington, United States Patent and Trademark Office
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