Nathaniel S. Strauss

Associate

Nathaniel S. Strauss

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Nathaniel Strauss focuses his practice in the areas of Technology and Litigation. Building on a nine-year career in biotechnology and software engineering, his primary interests and experience lie in technology and information law including: intellectual property, online transactions, media law, data security, privacy, speech rights, and litigation in the Internet age.

Nathaniel Strauss focuses his practice in the areas of Technology and Litigation. Building on a nine-year career in biotechnology and software engineering, his primary interests and experience lie in technology and information law: intellectual property, online transactions, media law, data security, privacy, speech rights, and litigation in the Internet age. He has handled matters involving copyrights, trademarks, patents, commercial transactions, antitrust, bankruptcy, collections, real estate, and labor and employment law.   He is a member of the Washington State and King County Bar Associations and an emeritus member of the William L. Dwyer American Inn of Court.

Mr. Strauss graduated with Honors from the University of Washington School of Law, where he served as articles editor for the Washington Law Review and president of the Technology Law Society. In 2009 he served as a judicial extern in the United States District Court for the Western District of Washington for Chief Judge Robert S. Lasnik. Mr. Strauss also worked as a law clerk for the Washington State Office of the Attorney General, advising clients on various technology law matters including technology transfer, intellectual property licensing and litigation, e-commerce, and online privacy policies and terms-of-use notices. Mr. Strauss is author of “Anything but Academic: How Copyright’s Work-for-Hire Doctrine Affects Professors, Graduate Students, and K-12 Teachers in the Information Age,” published in the Fall 2011 issue of the Richmond Journal of Law & Technology.

Mr. Strauss is also an author of “Initial Sequencing and Analysis of the Human Genome,” the landmark 2001 article in the journal Nature, announcing the results of the Human Genome Project. Mr. Strauss has extensive industry experience developing software to analyze high-throughput DNA sequencing, gene expression, and proteomics data

  • “Supreme Court Gives Big Businesses Green Light for Class Action Waivers,” KCBA Bar Bulletin, (2013)
  • Nathaniel Strauss, “High Court Considers Free Speech Value of Lies,” KCBA Bar Bulletin, (2012)
  • Nathaniel Strauss, “High Court: GPS Tracking Device on Vehicle Requires Warrant,” KCBA Bar Bulletin, (2012)
  • “Supreme Court Clarifies AG’s Powers in Twin Decisions,” KCBA Bar Bulletin, (2011)
  • “Anything but Academic: How Copyright’s Work-for-Hire Doctrine Applies to Professors, Graduate Students, and K-12 Teachers in the Information Age,” XVIII RICH. J. L. & TECH. 4 (2011)
  • “Supreme Court Strikes Down Violent-Video-Game Law,” KCBA Bar Bulletin, (2011)
  • “Rule 11: What Constitutes a “Reasonable Inquiry?” King County Bar Bulletin (2010)
  • “Washington Supreme Court Passes on New Federal Pleading Standards,” KCBA Bar Bulletin (2010)
  • “Ricci: Supreme Court’s Title VII Balancing Act,” KCBA Bar Bulletin (2009)
  • “Initial Sequencing and Analysis of the Human Genome,”409 Nature 860-921 (2001)
  • Lucas, J. et al., “Single-Turnover Analysis of Mutant Human Apurinic/Apyramidic Endonuclease,” 36 Biochemistry 4958-64 (1999)
  • Washington State Bar Association
  • King County Bar Association
  • William L. Dwyer American Inn of Court (emeritus)
  • J.D., with Honors, University of Washington School of Law, 2010
  • B.A., Biochemistry, Columbia University, 1998
  • Washington State Bar, 2011
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Washington, 2011

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