We chose the title Apex Juris because it literally means “the highest point of law” and our desire is to provide our clients with the best service available anywhere in order to attain that highest point.

We are dedicated to focused, diligent legal representation in diverse practice areas in order to guide strategies and interests of our clients. We are experts in patent, trademark, copyright, and related intellectual property law. Beyond optimally protecting our clients’ innovations and creations, we guide our clients’ business development from structuring entities and facilitating transactions to developing global marketing and distribution strategy. Our firm's mantra is optimal advocacy of our clients’ proprietary and business interests through professional, honest, timely, cost effective expertise which consistently and proactively achieves their objectives.

Practice Areas

Apex Juris proactively deploys services in all areas related to Intellectual Property including:

  • Copyright protection
  • Patents
  • Trademark registration
  • Trade secret protection
  • Contract negotiations
  • International trade
  • Other areas of law

Legal Team

Apex Juris strives to provide assistance with legal problems in the intellectual property arena as well as many other areas of law. We work extensively with Japanese, Taiwanese, European, Korean and North American clients. 

Our Clients

The global origin, size, and nature of our clients are as diverse as our practice areas. Our clients range from global technology companies headquartered in Asia to Pacific Northwest artists. We thrive on the diversity and creativity of our clients and strive to make them successful by helping them protect their Intellectual Property Rights.

About Apex Juris

Apex Juris is dedicated to providing focused and vigilant legal representation in every phase of business and product development. Learn more about our mission and how we can help you achieve your goals. Contact us with a question or visit our Seattle office. 

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Understanding your IP portfolio–  Life of Patent

Understanding your IP portfolio– Life of Patent

US Patent Law Fundamentals A patent issued by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (“USPTO”) grants the sole right to exclude others from making, using, selling, importing, i.e., infringing, as well as contributing to or inducing another, a claimed invention in the relevant jurisdiction.  In the U.S., there are three basic types of patents–utility, plant…



The Court of Customs and Patent Appeals in In re Merz held that a replica of a naturally occurring substance which is of higher purity patentable is not patentable, unless the product is so pure that it differs not only in degree but in characteristic properties so as to provide a nonobvious and therefore patentable…



A patentable invention must be statutory, new, useful, and nonobvious in view of “prior art.” Threshold requirements for patentability require that an invention comprise “statutory subject matter” as proscribed by at least one of five categories: compositions of matter (compounds such as a drug or glue); articles of manufacture (simple devices); machines (devices with moving…

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