In more than 6 years of full-time practice, it’s been my privilege to work with a variety of of clients, build a diverse client base, and organize my practice. It’s been a joy to help clients ranging from independent inventors seeking to start businesses to a nationally recognized brand. Whether it’s a single matter or building an IP portfolio your needs come first.

Industries recently represented include firearms, all terrain vehicles, and outdoor recreation.


Hogaboam Law Offices, PLLC, Lewiston, Idaho

Owner, Attorney

Maximize value of clients’ intellectual property by advising on and prosecuting IPĀ matters

Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories, Pullman, Washington

Software Engineer, Business Programmer/Analyst

Specified, developed, maintained, and supported business automation and information systems related to the manufacture of power protection and related devices

Clearwater Paper Corporation, Lewiston, Idaho

Information Systems Analyst

Maintained custom Manufacturing Execution System (means of tracking product through the manufacturing process); Implemented third-party fiber-management software; Designed, implemented, and maintained database applications (front-end applications and databases); Implemented appropriate and optimized database logic (views, procedures, functions) on enterprise physical and virtual Microsoft SQL servers including performance monitoring

US Patent and Trademark Office (Dept. of Commerce), Alexandria, Virginia

Patent Examiner, Art Unit 2156, Databases

Reviewed patent applications, conducted interviews with applicants and representatives, and wrote office actions regarding patentability

US Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims, Washington, DC

Law Clerk to the Hon. Alan G. Lance, Sr

Legal research and writing regarding the disposition of claims for benefits including review of the record on appeal from administrative proceedings


University of Idaho, College of Law, Moscow, Idaho Graduated: May 2005

Juris Doctor

University of Idaho, College of Engineering, Moscow, Idaho Graduated: Dec. 2001

Bachelors of Science, Electrical Engineering