PAT. Patents

We assist you to procure and enforce patents across a broad array of technologies including: internet, telecommunications, biomedical, food processing, spacecraft, and consumer products. Our team of lawyers, agents, engineers, and scientists will help you strategize so that your ideas and products are best protected.

® Trademarks

Our team provides sound trademark advice to help protect your brands. We will work with you on all phases of trademark acquisition including searches, applications, filings, and representation before the Trademark Trial and Appeals Board (TTAB).

© Copyrights

Programmers, Web Designers, Authors, Artists, and Musicians all need copyright applications to be properly filed with the United States Copyright Office to properly protect their creative works. Our office can help you secure this protection in a timely and cost-effective way.

IP Litigation

Intellectual Property litigation requires counsel that is experienced in all aspects of preparing a solid claim of infringement to asserting the proper defenses. Our firm counsels clients on meritorious infringement claims to analyzing the risk and cost of defending claims of infringement.


US Patent No. 9,596,836 issued to Smith Root, Inc.

Smith-Root, Inc. has added U.S. Patent No. 9,596,836 entitled "Apparatus and Methods for the Guidance of Fish" to its sizable portfolio of patented technology relating to fish conservation.

Favorable Copyright Infringement Settlement

Attorney J. Curtis Edmondson represented the defendant and arrives at a favorable eve of trial settlement with Malibu Media, LLC. Edmondson Law used a team of software and bittorrent experts to demonstrate the flaws in the Excipo infringement detection system.


For the last nine plus years, our company has utilized the services of J. Curtis Edmondson for management of our IP portfolio. We have been consistently impressed with the high level of service and support that we have received. IP management is critical to our business and we feel it is in good hands.

Brandon Byrne
Smith-Root, Inc.

Our Team

J. Curtis Edmondson

Patent Attorney

Curtis is a registered patent attorney with an extensive background in technology and law. While at Hughes Aircraft he worked on the Venus Radar Mapper. After that he founded one of the first web ventures in 1997 in San Francisco. Curtis has since helped numerous manufacturing, telecommunications, and start-up companies build their patent portfolios. Curtis litigates in California, Washington, and in other jurisdictions. He has Master's and Bachelor's degrees in Electrical Engineering and is a licensed Professional Engineer.

Anitha Narayan

Patent Agent

Anitha is an experienced patent agent with Ph.D., Master's, and Bachelor's degrees in Chemistry. Her expertise is in the field of inorganic chemistry and she has previously worked for General Electric. Anitha gained extensive experience working in India and Japan before moving to Oregon with her husband and two children.

Colleen Coombs

Patent Engineer

Colleen holds a degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Portland and has wide-ranging experience in several industries. She assists the team in preparation and review of patent applications including prior art review, drafting specifications, and assembling reference figures. Colleen provides technical, legal, and accounting support while she continues her professional development with legal coursework at Portland Community College with a goal of becoming a patent attorney.

Jason Aldred

Patent Attorney

Of Counsel

Jason is a registered patent attorney with over 15 years of experience in patent prosecution, both in private practice and as in-house counsel. Jason is dedicated to providing strategic business counsel while aligning corporate intellectual property with commercially meaningful innovation. Jason represents clients in U.S. and international patent and trademark prosecution and intellectual property litigation support. He also represents clients in contract negotiation and structuring, including collaborative effort and patent and know-how licensing agreements.