Rachael Vaughn – Weyerhaeuser

Practice/Organization Description

Former engineer/Texan/expat turned Seattle in-house IP lawyer who is very passionate about what she does.

Rachael provides business-relevant intellectual property advice in many areas of intellectual property law. She is a registered patent attorney with extensive experience drafting and prosecuting patents in a wide range of technical areas. Rachael also has experience drafting and negotiating IP agreements including patent and technology licensing, joint development agreements, and software licenses. She is passionate about IP strategy and enjoys helping clients formulate actionable plans and processes to protect derive value from their intellectual assets.


-Texas State Bar (24058135)

-Washington State Bar (41477)

-US Patent and Trademark Office (54,469)

Bar Admissions

Texas State Bar (24058135)

Washington State Bar (41477)

US Patent and Trademark Office (54,469)


University of Houston Law Center

University of Michigan (BSE in Mechanical Engineering)

Professional Associations & Memberships

American Intellectual Property Law Association, Association of Corporate Counsel, King County Bar Association, Houston Intellectual Property Association, International Technology Law Association, Licensing Executive Society, Manager Tools Alumni, Organization for Transformative Works, Washington State Patent Law Association, Washington Women Lawyers

Honors and Awards

LEX Award in Torts, Locke, Liddel & Sapp LLP IP& Technology Scholarships, Ford Motor Company Scholarship, Spike Lee Award


Greater Seattle Area, United States

Areas of Practice
  • Intellectual Property
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