Dylan O. Adams

Seattle, WA


Dylan O. Adams is a patent attorney at the law firm of Davis Wright Tremaine and author of the best-selling book Patents Demystified, a "Top Rated" #1 Best Seller on Amazon and official patent guide of the American Bar Association. Patents Demystified is used in top universities including Harvard, Stanford and MIT. For inventors, entrepreneurs and startups, the book provides an insider's guide to protecting ideas and inventions.

Mr. Adams has worked with U.S. and foreign patents in a wide variety of technology fields, including software, computer hardware and devices, e-commerce, biotechnology, mechanical devices and designs. His technical background includes a B.S. in biochemistry and molecular biology and a Masters in electrical engineering that included work in computer learning, machine vision, robot manipulators, wireless communications, smartphone applications, digital signal processing and communication networks.

His law practice focuses on patent prosecution (drafting, filing and examination of patent applications at the USPTO), along with patent litigation and patent portfolio planning and maintenance.

Noteworthy Blog Posts:

  • Is it safe to use LegalZoom to file a patent application?
  • Are Ideas Patentable? Is Your Idea Patentable?
  • Top Three Patent Myths
  • Top 3 Traits of Successful Entrepreneurs
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