Ramsey M. Al-Salam - Perkins Coie LLP

Ramsey M. Al-Salam

Listed in Best Lawyers since 1995
Phone: 206-359-6385

Ramsey Al-Salam focuses on intellectual property litigation, with a particular emphasis on patent litigation.  He has been lead counsel for large and small clients in cases throughout the country.  He works hard to ensure that he understands his clients' goals, and pursues them in an efficient and effective manner.



Publications such as Chambers USA (Band One), Best Lawyers in America and Washington Super Lawyers have repeatedly listed him as a leading practitioner in his field.  Best Lawyers, for example, listed him as the Seattle Intellectual Property Litigator of the Year for 2011 and 2012.  In addition to his litigation work, Ramsey is a frequent speaker on intellectual property and litigation topics, and has been an adjunct professor at Seattle University, teaching patent and trade secret law, for more than 10 years. 

University of California at Santa BarbaraB.Math 1980University of California, Berkeley School of LawJ.D. 1983
American Bar AssociationAmerican Intellectual Property Law Association Washington Bar Association

Case History

Other Court Admissions
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Washington
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas



Client Comments

"Ramsey Al-Salam is a fantastic lawyer and a good person. He is very smart."

-Jeff Christianson
F5 Networks Inc.

"Ramsey is the first one I think of when I have an IP matter for outside counsel. He is very easy to work with and is very expert in his field. I recommend him highly."

-Jim Hamley
IP Counsel
The Boeing Company

Office Location

1201 Third Avenue, Suite 4900
Seattle, WA 98101-3099
United States


Lawyer of the Year Awards

2014 Lawyer of the Year in Litigation - Patent of the Seattle Metro Area2012 Lawyer of the Year in Litigation - Intellectual Property of the Seattle Metro Area2011 Lawyer of the Year in Intellectual Property Law of the Seattle Metro Area
Ramsey M. Al-Salam has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2014!Ramsey M. Al-Salam has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2012!Ramsey M. Al-Salam has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2011!

Practice Areas

Litigation - Intellectual Property
Litigation - Patent