Klarquist Sparkman is one of the oldest, and largest, full-service IP boutique firms on the West Coast. The firm, which focuses primarily on patent prosecution, includes more than 50 attorneys and patent agents with expertise in both patent and trademark law. One peer praises the firm for its so-called "creative lawyering" in trademark and patent litigation, and for running a "lean operation." The firm has represented many companies in the e-commerce space including Amazon, eBay, PayPal, and Twitter.
John Vandenberg is a litigator with significant expertise in software and internet technology. One peer says of Vandenberg, "He is one of the best patent litigators I know. Absolutely brilliant." Vandenberg currently represents such companies as Amazon, eBay, PayPal, and SAP in patent litigation. Recently, he successfully defended several travel website providers in patent suits against Metasearch Systems. Ramon Klitzke's practice covers patent, trademark, and copyright law with expertise in consumer products, biomedical devices, and electro-mechanical devices.