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Email: Kurt Rohlfs
Assistant: Wesley Van Der Veen
(503) 227-5631 Ext. 3316
Fax: (503) 228-4373



Northwestern School of Law of Lewis and Clark College, J.D.  

Portland State University, Electrical Engineering Masters’ candidate 

University of Nebraska, B.S. Engineering  

Bar Admissions

Oregon State Bar

U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

U.S. District Court for the District of Oregon

Kurt A. Rohlfs


Kurt’s Intellectual Property Law practice focuses extensively on preparing and prosecuting domestic and foreign patent applications in a broad range of technologies, including optical communications systems, wireless communications systems, image processing and video coding standards, electronic circuits, hydraulic systems, software, and raw materials processing. Kurt assists clients in managing their domestic and international IP portfolios, as well as provides transactional and IP enforcement services including drafting license agreements, performing patent infringement and validity analyses, and if necessary litigating his clients’ IP.  


Kurt’s practice areas include patent prosecution, trademark prosecution, IP licensing, litigation, and ex-parte appeals before the United States Patent Trial and Appeal Board. Representative clients include Sharp Laboratories of America, Cascade Corporation, and the Greenbrier Companies.   


Kurt is a member of the Oregon Patent Law Association and Multnomah Bar Association. Kurt became a Best Lawyer of America in the field of Patent Law in 2015.





Practice Areas


Infringement and Validity Opinions 

IP Portfolio Managements

Licensing and Technology Agreements



Trade Secrets


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