Marque Chambliss, founder and principal of inTech Law PLLC, leverages nearly 30 years of experience to help information technology companies negotiate licensing and commercial transactions to develop and deploy new hardware and software products used for Internet, Internet of Things, cloud, open source, mobile, digital media and big data applications. He is a seasoned intellectual property licensing and business attorney who has served clients in Silicon Valley, Seattle and Tokyo. For 20 years until April 2015, Marque worked exclusively for Silicon Valley IT businesses. Marque launched inTech Law to expand his practice to include startups and established enterprises in Silicon Valley as well as Washington, DC, an emerging innovation hub.
Marque has addressed legal issues involving the information technology industry since 1985 when he was a founding editor of the High Technology Law Journal (now the Berkeley Technology Law Journal) as a student at the University of California Berkeley Law School. In 1985 he also worked as a summer associate at Fenwick & West, a premiere Silicon Valley law firm.
Marque has held in-house legal positions at Cisco Systems (Director, Legal Licensing & Technology Group), Sun Microsystems (Associate General Counsel) and SGI (Division Counsel) in Silicon Valley and he has worked in Japan as in-house and outside counsel to Epson and Fujitsu respectively. Marque worked at an international law firm, Morrison & Forester, in California and Tokyo and a regional law firm, Foster Pepper, in Seattle. He has been a sole practitioner and independent consultant in Washington, DC where he has had a virtual Silicon Valley law practice supporting Silicon Valley based clients such as Cisco Systems and Cloudera.