Brandon Hegstrom focuses his practice on intellectual property matters, with an emphasis on patent law. With more than 12 years of experience as a registered patent attorney with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, Brandon works primarily on patents in high-tech areas such as semiconductor devices, cloud computing architectures, and various machine learning and artificial intelligence adjacent technologies.
Prior to joining Ballard Spahr, Brandon worked as a senior patent attorney at a Global 200 law firm. In this role, he managed patent portfolios for a variety of clients and supervised other patent lawyers and legal teams. Brandon also counseled clients on processes for IP protection, conducted clearance analysis, and provided litigation and M&A support.
Minnesota State Bar Association
Washington State Bar Association
Washington State Intellectual Property Law Association
Seattle University School of Law (J.D., magna cum laude, 2009)
Iowa State University of Science and Technology (B.S. 2002)
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office