Mr. Wilson is an associate in the firm's Seattle office whose practice focuses on intellectual property litigation with an additional emphasis on complex commercial litigation. His experience includes numerous court appearances on behalf of clients, negotiation of favorable settlements, and assisting with Section 337 investigations before the International Trade Commission in Washington D.C. In the area of intellectual property disputes, Mr. Wilson has experience litigating trademark, copyright, patent, and trade secrets cases on behalf of clients in a variety of markets.
One focus of Mr. Wilson's practice is protecting clients' intellectual property through the enforcement of non-competition agreements. Mr. Wilson has experience litigating cases involving both Washington and California's disparate laws on unfair competition in areas including Internet search, cloud computing, telecommunications, business plans, and customer lists.
Mr. Wilson is also a member of the firm's commercial disputes practice group. He has experience representing clients in disputes related to contracts, real estate, the Lanham Act, common law unfair competition, the Washington Consumer Protection Act, as well as in other complex litigation matters.
Mr. Wilson's professional work extends to his commitment to pro bono services. He has assisted in the drafting of a Ninth Circuit appellate brief on behalf of a Mexican immigrant placed in removal proceedings. He has also provided counsel to the Make-a-Wish Foundation of Alaska, Montana, Northern Idaho & Washington, the Washington German Shepherd Rescue, and the Girl Scouts of Western Washington.
Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Wilson was the lead law clerk for the United States Attorney's Office in Eugene, Oregon. He was closely involved with the prosecution of white collar, terrorism, and fraud cases. Prior to attending law school, Mr. Wilson worked for several years as a quality assurance consultant and engineer for a variety of large manufacturing companies in the high tech and defense industries.