Madeline D. Hepler

Madeline D. Hepler

Seattle P +1 (206) 903-8784 F +1 (206) 260-9177


Madeline is an experienced IP associate who has handled and managed a variety of patent and trademark litigation matters.

Madeline's practice focuses on intellectual property and patent infringement. Madeline has experience litigating matters in both state and federal court, and counseling both domestic and international clients on intellectual property and general matters, including foreign and domestic patent and trademark protection. In addition to her litigation practice, Madeline has experience drafting and prosecuting patent applications as a USPTO-licensed patent attorney, as well as structuring and negotiating technology licensing matters.

Education & Admissions

University of San Francisco School of Law (J.D., 2014)

University of Washington (B.A., 2011)


  • California
  • Washington
  • United States Patent and Trademark Office
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington

Industries & Practices

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Cybersecurity, Privacy & Social Media
  • Food, Beverage & Agribusiness
  • Intellectual Property Litigation
  • Patent Prosecution, Portfolio Strategy & Management
  • Technology
  • Trademark, Copyright, Advertising & Brand Management

Professional & Civic

Professional Achievements

  • King County Bar Association Intellectual Property Section, Chair, 2018 – present 
Madeline D. Hepler