Randy has been recognized by the legal community as one of the best intellectual-property lawyers in Washington. A licensed patent attorney, he practices both intellectual-property litigation and assists clients with intellectual-property protection. Randy was named by Washington CEO Magazine as one of the top Internet lawyers in the state, and as one of Washington's SuperLawyers® in intellectual property. Randy also advises clients on issues relating to copyrights, misappropriation of trade secrets, and domain-name disputes.
Randy is a graduate of the University of Michigan Law School. Before joining Newman & Newman, Randy was a litigation associate at Perkins Coie LLP, Washington's largest law firm, where he concentrated his practice on domestic and foreign trademark registration, trade secret protection, and domain name dispute resolution. He then became "of counsel" at Graham & Dunn PC, where he negotiated software licenses, development agreements, manufacturing agreements, distribution agreements, and a variety of other licensing agreements for clients in technology industries.
Publications / Presentations
- "E-Banking Ground Rules Just Got Clearer", American Banker, August 20, 2002, at 10A.
- "How the USA PATRIOT Act Applies to Money Services Providers", Electronic Banking Law and Commerce Report, June 2002, at 17.
- "Trade Secret Basics", King County Bar Association (2001)
- "New Domain Name Dispute Resolution Processes", E-Commerce Law Report, Dec. 1999 / Jan. 2000, at 11.
- Washington State Bar Association
- United States District Court for the Western District of Washington
- United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
- United States Patent and Trademark Office
- University of Michigan Law School, J.D., 1990
- Harvard University, B.A., cum laude, 1987