Intellectual Property & Business Attorney  Portland, OR


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Attorney Bio:

Winston Folmar has a wealth of experience in intellectual property and business matters, having practiced with highly regarded national law firms and the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office prior to joining Res Nova Law. His primary focus is on trademarks, including global portfolio management, clearance and prosecution, dispute resolution and, if required, litigation. Winston offers an attentive and pragmatic approach to helping his clients attain their most important business goals.


  • J.D. – Georgetown University Law Center (1996)
  • B.A. – Georgetown University (1993)


  • State Courts of Georgia

  • State Courts of Maryland

  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia

  • Reciprocity Application to the State Courts of Oregon pending


  • International Trademark Association – Unreal Campaign Committee Member (current)
  • Atlanta Intellectual Property Inn of Court – Member (current)
  • Pro Bono Award – Recipient for having volunteered 80+ hours annually (past 5 years)
  • Saul Leftkowitz Moot Court Competition – Judge/Coach (annually)

Legal Experience:

  • Ballard Spahr LLP – Senior Associate Attorney (2006-2007 & 2008-2017)
  • Locke Lord LLP – Associate Attorney (2007-2008)
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office – Trademark Examiner (2000-2002 & 2004-2006)
  • D.C. Superior Court – Law Clerk (1996-1998)