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We’re More than Just a Law Firm


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Trusted Legal Talent

Providing Extraordinary IP Counsel
at a Manageable Cost

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You Have IP Legal Needs.
We Can Help.

Providing Superior
IP Services

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World Class Expertise at
Portland Rates

Protecting Your IP has Been Our
Passion for More Than 60 Years

Representing Yakima since 1994


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Thousands of Issued
Patents and Counting

With Deep Expertise in Renewable
Energy Technologies

Representing Global Solar since 1998

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Big Firm Experience with
Boutique Customer Service

Providing Technical Depth across a
Surprising Array of Technologies

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Serving Client IP Needs Since 1952

Offering Comprehensive IP Procurement,
Enforcement and Counseling Services

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Kolisch Hartwell is a Portland, Oregon-based intellectual property law firm providing accessible, cost-effective and expert patent, trademark, copyright and trade secret services to a broad range of clientele throughout the United States and around the world. Our highly skilled and experienced team of attorneys delivers comprehensive
IP law solutions that foster innovation and creativity while protecting clients’ investments and growth in an ever-evolving global technology landscape.

Obtaining IP Rights

We assist clients in obtaining patents, trademark registrations and copyright registrations and preserving trade secrets.

Enforcing IP Rights

We provide enforcement services from drafting demand letters to fully contested litigation and appeals on behalf of both plaintiffs and defendants.

IP Counseling

We offer general IP counseling in areas such as freedom to operate, validity analysis, IP portfolio resource allocation, licensing rights, and dispute settlement.

International IP

We provide international services, including obtaining and enforcing IP rights in other countries on behalf of U.S. clients, as well as obtaining and enforcing U.S. rights on behalf of foreign clients.

The Clients We Serve

We fulfill the IP needs of a diverse group of foreign and domestic clients – acting not just as lawyers, but as trusted partners. From newly established businesses to high profile corporate enterprises, Kolisch Hartwell clients benefit from our attorney team’s breadth of expertise in intellectual property law and the priority we place on
partner-level client communication.

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Scott Allan, CEO of Hydro Flask

“Our company has been able to grow extremely quickly in a competitive market. The work Kolisch Hartwell does for us has been an important factor in helping us achieve this success.”

Jeffrey S. Britt, Ph.D., President/CEO of Global Solar Energy

“Kolisch Hartwell has provided an outstanding service in helping us grow our IP portfolio over the last decade we have worked together. Our patents are of the highest quality, and required only minimal input from Global Solar to achieve.”

Our Areas of Expertise

As a boutique firm specializing in intellectual property, we are extremely agile, flexible, and widely knowledgeable. Our IP attorneys have the skill and experience to assist clients working in technical, scientific and creative industries. We understand the complexities and needs of each business, and bring over 65 years of IP experience, highly personal customer service and advanced degrees to every client experience.

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