Marc Baumgartner

Of Counsel

Marc Baumgartner, Baumgartner Patent Law, is of counsel to TechLaw, LLP, where his practice focuses on providing patent searches and patentability opinions, patent drafting, filing, and prosecution, non-infringement and invalidity opinions, cease and desist letters, licensing and assignment agreements, and trademark prosecution and consultation.


  • University of San Diego, School of Law (J.D., cum laude)
  • Linfield College, (B.S.)


Patent Prosecution

  • California
  • Oregon
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office


Marc's Professional Profile

Marc has prepared and prosecuted patent applications in a variety of technologies, including immunology, gene delivery, microarrays, virology, bacteriology, stem cells, pharmaceuticals, medical devices, ultrasound, semi-conductors probes, solar panels, consumer electronics, and mechanical devices.

Marc has over ten years of intellectual property experience. Prior to joining TechLaw, LLP of counsel, Marc founded Baumgartner Patent Law, was the managing partner of Intellectual Property at Achtel Law Firm, APC, and was an associate at Knobbe, Martens, Olson, and Bear, LLP. Through his work there, Marc represented numerous leading institutions including Genentech, Inc, Illumina, Inc, Ashland Inc, and Salk Institute for Biological Sciences.


Marc's Representative Patents

US Patent No. 6,436,389 “Stimulation of Cell Proliferation by Glycosylated Cystatin C”

US Patent No. 6,702,141 “One-handed Refreshment Center”

US Patent No. 6,736,979 “Device and Process for Treating a Liquid Medium”

US Patent No. 6,821,510 “Methods and Compositions for Promoting the Maturation of Monocytes”

US Patent No. 6,893,633 “Methods and Compositions for Promoting the Maturation of Monocytes”

US Patent No. 6,660,842 “Specificity Exchangers that Redirect Antibodies to Bacterial Adhesion Receptors”

US Patent No. 7,735,615 “Soft Luggage Having an Internal Barrier”

US Patent No. 7,864,060 “Wetness Detection Device”

US Patent No. 7,625,265 “Hood Plates for Handheld Grinding Tools”

US Patent No. 7,681,330 “Footwear Having Removable Straps”

US Patent No. 7,357,343 “Fish Strike Indicators”

US Design Patent No. D627,396 “Plant Marker”