Page 7 Spring/Summer 2018 Over the course of his distinguished career, Mr. Martens committed himself to serving the legal community. He immersed himself in numerous professional organizations, such as serving as President of the American Intellec- tual Property Law Association, Chair of the American Bar Association Section of Intellec- tual Property Law, President of the Orange County Bar Association, and President of the Orange County Intellectual Property Law Association. Mr. Martens has also been a dedicated educa- tor for lawyers, policymakers, and students. He authored a number of published articles and frequently lectured to professional and governmental organizations. Mr. Martens also served as an adjunct law professor at Loyola Law School and an instructor at the University of Wisconsin School of Engineer- ing. Mr. Martens traveled the world to speak at seminars in China, Taiwan, Russia, Brazil, Hungary, The Czech Republic, Poland, Roma- nia and the Ukraine. He retired in 2016 after more than 50 years with Knobbe Martens. *Brian Claassen is a partner, and Justin Gil- lett an associate, in Knobbe Martens’s Orange County office. (Continued from page 6)