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Karen M. Henckel

Karen Henckel's practice focuses on patent preparation and prosecution in the mechanical and electro-mechanical arts. Karen also counsels clients in other intellectual property law areas, including opinions, agreements, and licensing. She received a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Washington and a J.D. from Arizona State University.

Karen has over ten years of experience procuring patents in various technologies, including semiconductor processing and packaging, MEMS, test equipment, wind energy, communication devices, and medical devices. Karen understands the needs of in-house counsel, having worked in a large corporation's legal department during law school. Before her legal training, Karen was a Sr. Semiconductor Process Engineer and held internship positions in the medical field and bicycle industry.

Arizona State University - - Sandra Day O'Connor School of Law - J.D. 2006
University of Washington - Mechanical Engineering - B.S. 2000

Karen is admitted to the Washington State Bar and is registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. She is a member of the Washington State Patent Law Association, the American Intellectual Property Law Association, and the King County Bar Association.

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