Emily C. Peyser
1000 Second Ave.
Seattle, WA 98104
Emily Peyser partners with clients to offer strategic and comprehensive intellectual property strategies to help build, monetize, and protect their patent and trademark portfolios. She places a high value on working closely with clients to establish long term relationships and a deep understanding of their business objectives. Emily advises her clients at every stage in the lifecycle of their intellectual property assets with an emphasis on planning, procurement of U.S. and foreign patents, opinions, enforcement and licensing.
With a technical background in electrical, mechanical and chemical engineering, Emily focuses her practice in a variety of technology areas, including launch vehicle and satellite components and systems, antennas and RF communication systems, robotics, semiconductor manufacturing tools and metal deposition processes, large-scale electrical energy storage systems, electrochemical ion exchange systems, nuclear fuel cycle products and services, biofuels, commercial vehicles, food processing, medical devices, pulp and paper, timberland management, wood products, and recreational equipment.
Before becoming a patent attorney, Emily worked in chemical engineering roles at several industry leading companies, including one of the largest global aerospace manufacturers and one of the largest multinational consumer goods corporations specializing in personal/consumer health products.
Recent Key Matters:
- Successfully defended and upheld a patent in ex parte reexamination 90/013,806 with all claims confirmed
- Prepared and managed extensive portfolios of U.S. and International patent applications for semiconductor manufacturing company
- Prepared and managed extensive portfolios of U.S. and International patent applications for nuclear fuel storage company
- Performed due diligence reviews and prepared landscape opinions for the acquisition of a large multi-discipline patent portfolio
- Worked with startups to prepare patent applications or patentability opinions that were used to secure additional investor funding
- Worked with multiple technical groups to harvest inventions across broad array of technology areas relating to satellite and spacecraft development
Polsinelli has one of the largest IP practices in the nation with a deep bench of attorneys, patent agents, scientists and other professionals. We are nationally ranked in U.S. News & World Report’s 2021 “Best Law Firms” for Patent Law, Trademark Law and Litigation – Intellectual Property. Based on the number of patent applications filed, allowance rate, average number of office actions before allowance and the average time to allowance, we are also ranked among the top 35 patent firms nationwide on Juristat’s Top 100 Patent Firms, 2017. Our department includes respected professionals who have previously served in positions such as Executive Director of the American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA) and as a Mentor in the Global Intellectual Property Academy.
Our attorneys counsel Fortune 500 companies, mid-size public and private companies, start-ups, universities and not-for-profit research institutes on the versatile challenges these various clients face. We partner with our clients to ensure their ideas are adequately protected. Additionally, we gain a comprehensive understanding of our clients’ business so that our IP services work in conjunction with their business focus, ensuring the best possible outcome.
We assist our clients in developing intellectual property strategies, launching websites, raising capital, acquiring and selling technologies and companies, and developing strategic partnerships. We review and prepare a wide range of technology, vendor, and licensing agreements. We protect our clients’ assets through trademarks, copyrights, patents, licensing agreements, privacy policies, litigation, technology development agreements, and trade secret protection.
Collectively, our department holds more than 90 technical degrees. Our IP attorneys are supported by a highly educated team of Patent Agents and Scientists with advanced degrees in areas such as Pharmacology, Molecular Microbiology, Integrative Biology, Chemistry, Materials Science, Mechanical Engineering, Computer Science, and Biophysics. Our diverse range of previous professional experience includes holding a faculty position within a university’s Department of Biology, working as a consultant for various pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies, and holding a position at the National Institute of Standards and Technology.
In 1972 Jim Polsinelli and colleagues formed the firm to serve business and real estate clients in a small office in the historic Country Club Plaza District in Kansas City, Missouri. The firm has continued to see impressive growth over its 45+ year history with expanding practice areas and office additions, most recently in Miami and Seattle. The addition of these offices is part of our strategic plan to better serve the increasing needs of our clients.
We strive to align our services to our clients’ business goals. Doing so has allowed us to attract experienced attorneys across the country seeking a platform best suited to their clients’ priorities. With our firm’s concentration of presence in lower-overhead markets, we are able to offer more comprehensive services than local or regional firms and more competitive overall cost than national firms concentrated in higher cost markets.