Colin Heideman, Partner, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP
Listed in Copyright Litigation, Intellectual Property Litigation, Patent Litigation, Trade Secrets, Trademark Litigation
- 1420 5th Ave # 3600, Seattle, WA 98101
Law School: Vanderbilt University Law School (J.D. 2005), Associate Editor, Vanderbilt Law Review
School: University of Alberta (B.S. Chemical Engineering 2002), With Distinction
State/Provincial Admissions: California, Washington, District of Columbia
Other Admissions: U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
Mr. Heideman represents clients in various industries in all types of intellectual property disputes, with a focus on patent litigation. Mr. Heideman frequently represents pharmaceutical companies in cases involving Abbreviated New Drug Applications under the Hatch-Waxman Act. Mr. Heideman also represents clients in cases involving trademarks, design patents, false advertising claims, and inventorship disputes. Mr. Heideman also counsels clients on pre-litigation matters, including analyzing patent infringement and validity.
Mr. Heideman earned his J.D. from Vanderbilt University Law School, where he was a member of the Vanderbilt Law Review. Prior to law school, Mr. Heideman obtained his B.S. in Chemical Engineering, with distinction, from the University of Alberta.
Mr. Heideman joined the firm as an associate in 2005 and became a partner in 2011.
Mr. Heideman co-founded the Canadian American Bar Association, and has served as its Secretary-Treasurer and as its Vice President. He is also an active member of the Washington State Patent Lawyers Association (WSPLA) and chairs the WSPLA Litigation Committee.