Carl Turk

Managing Partner

Carl K Turk is the Managing Attorney of the Firm. His primary area of practice is intellectual property rights with a focus on high-technology, electronics, telecommunications, and mechanical and medical devices representing clients in the hardware, software, telecommunications, sensor, power systems, Internet, semiconductor, video, audio, medical, computer peripheral, and fabrication technology areas, mechanical devices, and material-based manufacturing technologies.

Before practicing law, Carl was Senior EMC Engineer at Intermec Technologies Corporation where he was in charge of the company’s EMC compliance, setting up test labs, test procedures, design procedures, educating design and test engineers. Mr. Turk has participated in government (e.g. FCC) as well as private industry group standardization and regulatory rulemaking processes in the US as well as other countries (Japan, China, EU, Brazil, etc.) He has a comprehensive knowledge of designing, testing and manufacturing of electronic circuits such as wire and wireless network products. Mr. Turk is fluent in multiple computer languages and has a working knowledge of multiple foreign languages (German, Turkish, and French). He is also an inventor with two issued patents and six additional patents pending.

EDUCATION J.D., cum laude, Seattle University School of Law (2003) M.S., Electromagnetics, Michigan Tech University (1991) B.S., Electronic Engineering (1989) INVOLVEMENT Member, Washington State Bar Member, American Bar Association Member, Washington State Intellectual Property Law Association Senior Member, IEEE • Member, Phi-Delta International Legal Fraternity
ADMITTED TO PRACTICE IN: U.S. District Court, Western District of Washington (2004) U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (2005) U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit (2006) U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (2006) U.S. Supreme Court (2007)