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Marque Chambliss
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Marque Chambliss

inTech Law PLLC Washington, D.C. , 20016

Business and Corporate Intellectual Property

About Marque Chambliss

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.

Background Information

Practice Areas Business and Corporate and Intellectual Property
Languages English


Authority Year
District of Columbia


School Degree Graduation year
Harvard University A.B. Psychology and Social Relations 1983
University of California, Berkeley School of Law (Boalt Hall) J.D. 1987
Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies M.I.P.P. 2014

Professional Experience

Company Job title Start End
inTech Law PLLC Founder and Principal 2015 Present
Solo Practitioner & Indepedent Contractor to Cisco Systems, Inc. Lawyer & Consultant 2003 2015
Cisco Systems, Inc. Director, Technology & Licensing Group 1998 2003
Sun Microsystems, Inc. Associate General Counsel 1997 1998
Silicon Graphics, Inc. Division Counsel 1995 1997
Foster Pepper PLLC Associate 1994 1995
Epson Legal Counsel 1992 1994
Morrison & Foerster Business Associate (Tokyo) 1989 1990
Morrison & Foerster Business Associate (Los Angeles) 1987 1989

Professional References

Marque and I worked together at Cisco. Marque is smart, creative, responsive and super thoughtful. He also has ton of experience. If I was looking for a transactional lawyer, Marque would be at the very top of my short list! Van Former VP & Deputy General Counsel, Cisco

Van Dang, colleague of Marque

I recommend Marque Chambliss.

Robert Barr, colleague of Marque


inTech Law PLLC

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