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John M. Wechkin

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2012

Perkins Coie LLP

John Wechkin focuses his practice on strategic patent preparation, prosecution
and associated counseling over a wide range of technologies, with concentrations
in semiconductor and LED processing, cleantech, aerospace, medical devices and
other mechanical technologies.  John counsels clients on domestic and
international patent portfolio planning, portfolio analysis, and patent
evaluations, including patent infringement and validity analyses.  His practice
also includes litigation support, licensing support and patent reexaminations. 
John's graduate work at Stanford University focused on fluid mechanics, fluid
dynamics, heat transfer and thermodynamics.

Case History

  • Other Admissions
    • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington
    • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office


  • Listed in Intellectual Asset Management Patent 1000, 2012 - 2013
  • Listed in Washington Law & Politics, “Rising Stars of Washington Law,” 2001 and 2002
  • Listed in Washington Law & Politics, “Washington's Super Lawyers”
  • Recognized as an IP Star by Managing IP, 2013

Client Comments

  • "John has provided a courteous, informed, and timely service. He has been instrumental in guiding our IP efforts. "

    Rory Pynenburg

    Micro Power Electronics

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1201 Third Avenue, Suite 4900
Seattle, WA 98101-3099
Phone: 206-359-3257
Firm Phone: 206-359-8000

Practice Areas

  • Copyright Law
  • Litigation - Intellectual Property
  • Patent Law


  • Cornell University (BS)
  • Stanford University (MS)
  • University of Washington School of Law (J.D.)

Bar Admissions

  • Washington State Bar Association

Organizations & Affiliations

  • Washington State Bar Association — Member
  • Washington State Patent Lawyers Association — Member
  • American Intellectual Property Law Association — Member