Brooke W. Quist



Brooke Quist's practice is focused on domestic and foreign intellectual property, including patent preparation and prosecution, litigation, preparation of patent invalidity and non-infringement opinions, client counseling, strategic portfolio development, due diligence investigations, and licensing, as well as other transactional intellectual property matters. He counsels clients in various aspects of patent law, trademark law, copyright law, and related intellectual property matters. Brooke received his B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from University of Southern California in 1992. He received his J.D. from University of Texas at Austin in 1997.

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University of Texas at Austin
J.D. 1997

University of Southern California
Mechanical Engineering
B.S. 1992

Honors and Awards

  • Listed in The Best Lawyers in America®, 2018-2021
  • Selected to Washington Super Lawyers®, 2019-2020
  • Recommended, IAM Patent 1000, Prosecution: Washington, 2014-2015, 2017-2020
  • Listed in IAM Strategy 300: The World’s Leading IP Strategists, 2019-2020
  • Who’s Who Legal: Patents, 2016-2018
  • The Legal 500 US - Patent Prosecution, Recommended, 2015
  • Southern California Rising Stars®, 2007-2010


Brooke has substantial patent experience that extends to a variety of fields, including: computer systems, including hardware components, software applications, computer networks, operating systems, peripheral devices, user interfaces, and data management systems; optical systems; Internet related technology; encryption, authentication, identification, and data security systems; telecommunications technology, including smart phone technology and satellite systems; film processing and post-processing technology, multimedia collaboration and distribution systems; casino gaming technology; mechanical devices, including sporting equipment and medical instruments; and material processing and structure, including semi-conductors, composites, and advanced metallic materials. Prior to joining Seed IP, Brooke was a partner at a leading Washington, D.C. general practice firm, where he specialized in IP matters. Prior to practicing law, he was a senior engineer in the Aircraft Division of the Northrop Corporation in Hawthorne, California. As a research and design engineer, Brooke concentrated on developing structural concepts and designs utilizing advanced materials, structures, and forming techniques for both commercial and military applications. He also assisted in programming and implementing variation simulation analysis for computer assisted aircraft production.


Brooke serves on the Executive Committee of the Washington State Bar Association IP Section. He is admitted to the state bars of Washington and California, and is registered to practice before the United States Patent & Trademark Office. He is a member of the Washington State Patent Law Association (WSPLA). Additionally, Brooke lectures on U.S. patent practice at the University of Washington's renowned Center for Advanced Study and Research on Innovation Policy (CASRIP). He is also a member of the Seattle Executives Association and C3 Business Leaders. Furthermore, he is on the Business Development Committee for the Aerospace Futures Alliance and Washington State Space Coalition.

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