Kevan specializes in U.S. and foreign patent prosecution of electrical engineering and computer software matters, including IP agreements and licensing, and strategic portfolio management. He received a B.S. (magna cum laude) in Electrical Engineering from the Utah State University (1993), and a B.A. in Liberal Arts and Sciences from Utah State University (1993), with minors in History and Portuguese. Kevan holds a J.D. from the University of Washington School of Law (1996).
Kevan focuses his practice on patent prosecution and enforcement across a wide range of technologies, including electrical engineering, telecommunications, RFID, software, Internet, and medical instrumentation technologies. He provides complete guidance in obtaining and enforcing patents, trademarks and copyrights in the both the U.S. and abroad. Before joining Seed IP, Kevan served as a partner of another IP boutique law firm in the Seattle area, where he prosecuted patents for 20 years. Prior to this, he was an electrical engineer support technician at Space Dynamics Laboratory where he wrote data processing software for upper atmosphere research.
Kevan is admitted to practice in Washington State and is registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. He is a member of the Washington State Patent Law Association, American Bar Association, and the King County Bar Association. He is admitted to practice before the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Washington, and the United States District Court for the Western District of Washington.