• Juris Doctor, Gonzaga University School of Law, magna cum laude
  • Master of Public Administration, Eastern Washington University, honors
  • Bachelor of Arts in Government, Eastern Washington University, summa cum laude         


  • WSBA IP Section - Executive Committee, At-Large Member, 2021-2023
  • Spokane County Bar Association Intellectual Property Section – Chairperson 2021
  • International Trademark Association, Young Practitioner's Committee – Member
  • Admitted to practice law in the states of Washington and Oregon

Awards & Recognition

  • Saul Lefkowitz Trademark Moot Court Team, 2017-2019
  • Linden Cup Winner, 2018
  • Law School Student Regent, Gonzaga, 2017-2019
  • Gonzaga Intellectual Property Law Association, President, 2018-2019
  • Gonzaga Journal of International Law, Associate Editor, 2018-2019
  • Washington Student Association, President, 2013-2014

Ethan’s practice primarily focuses on trademark and brand protection, prosecution, and licensing.  He also assists in copyright registration, defense, and enforcement.  He has helped clients with trademark opposition and cancellation proceedings, copyright litigation, privacy matters, and arbitration.  While earning his MPA, Ethan worked as a research intern with the Eastern Washington University Institute for Public Policy and Economic Analysis, mining and compiling data and identifying and analyzing trends.  During law school, he served in the chambers of the Honorable Steven González at the Washington State Supreme Court.