Nate Maki is a registered patent attorney who works closely with technology companies to develop and execute global patent strategies that maximize protection of their valuable intellectual property assets. He has drafted and successfully prosecuted patent applications related to cellular networks, radio-frequency front end solutions, volatile and non-volatile storage devices, platform and resource virtualization, clean technologies, storage networks, and optical systems. Nate’s experience allows him to quickly identify the innovative concepts embodied in his clients’ complex technologies and effectively capture and communicate these inventive concepts in patent applications and prosecution.

Prior to joining the firm, Nate was a patent attorney and shareholder in the Portland, Oregon office of a west coast law firm. Previously, Nate worked in the Patent and Licensing Group of a multinational technology corporation where he was involved in offensive and defensive licensing and patent prosecution.


Northwestern School of Law of Lewis and Clark College J.D. (2003)

University of Missouri B.S. (1998) Industrial Engineering


Washington (2021)

Oregon (2003)

Court Admissions

Oregon State Courts

U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (2005)

Professional & Community Activities

Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, 2019 Light the Night, Portland, SW Washington Chapter, Executive Committee Member

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