Jessica Baxter

Jessica Baxter

Associate

Phone: (206) 623-1700
Fax: (206) 623-8717
Email: jessicab@harriganleyh.com
Assistant: Yvette Chambers

Jessica is an experienced litigator licensed in both Washington (2016) and Australia (2008).  She has extensive experience across all areas of intellectual property having litigated and counselled on trademark, copyright and patent disputes in various forums in both Australia and the U.S.  

Jessica has worked extensively with IP rights holders and content creators in the music and entertainment industries to monetize the value of their intellectual property. She also has significant experience working with brand owners to develop brand protection and enforcement strategies and has represented trademark owners in the food and beverage, gaming, entertainment and fashion industries in claims involving trademark and trade dress infringement, false advertising and unfair competition.

In the patent space, Jessica has acted for both patent owners and alleged infringers alike in infringement and revocation actions across a range of industries including energy and resources, financial services and digital and mobile technologies. She has experience both defending against and enforcing patent claims involving mobile technologies, e-commerce platforms, mining technologies and industrial packaging.

More recently, Jessica has developed a broader commercial litigation practice. She has represented clients in employment disputes involving non-compete and non-solicitation agreements, misappropriation of trade secrets and unlawful discrimination. She has also acted for both plaintiffs and defendants in breach of contract actions, construction disputes, condemnation actions, tort claims and claims under the Washington Consumer Protection Act in both State and Federal court.   

Education

University of Melbourne, LL.M., (Intellectual Property Law), (currently completing)

University of Western Sydney, LL.B.; Dean's List.

University of Western Sydney, B.A.; Dean's List.  



Experience

Gilbert + Tobin Lawyers

Associate, IP Litigation, 2008 – 2015

Harrigan Leyh Farmer & Thomsen LLP

2016 – Present 

Harrigan Leyh Farmer & Thomsen LLP

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