Patents, intellectual property, and more
a good patent portfolio?
The best way to protect your valuable patentable inventions is by
technical, legal, and business analysis, as well as by good
old-fashioned craftsmanship. It is important to avoid shortcuts.
Ideally, at each step of the process, each patent or patent application
- Clearly show that the invention is
useful and patent eligible
- Clearly show that the invention
isn't obvious in view of prior art
- Clearly show how the invention
The process starts with solidly
written patent applications,
and continues throughout each patent's life with carefully reasoned
supporting documents, and a well-thought-out strategy that takes your
business interests, budget,
and competitive situation into account.
If you are looking for a patent attorney with an unusually strong
technical and business background to explain, refine, and protect your
found the right person.
In addition to being an attorney, I am
also a PhD with years of R&D and engineering
experience. I have done a lot of hands-on coding, experimentation, and
I have also had years of experience in various high level general
and IP management positions in both large corporations and VC-backed
I am registered by the California Bar
Association, and am also registered to practice with the US Patent and
Trademark Office. I have spent most of my career integrating
technology, IP and
business strategy, and have many patents and publications of my own
in software, electronics, medical devices, and biotech.
Although I am based in
Northern California (Los Gatos -
Silicon Valley), I work with independent
inventors, startup corporations, established corporations, and research
institutes around the world.
addition to patents, I also do general IP-related legal work including
trademarks, infringement/non-infringement opinion letters, searches,
copyrights, licensing contracts, and other matters.
For more information, give me a call
at (408) 348-1495. I will also be happy to send you a more detailed CV
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