Monterey County, California Patents Lawyers
I grew up in a family business, and graduated from West Point, serving 6 years as an Army Airborne Ranger infantry officer. The combination makes me a consummate team player who instinctively leads and trains team members as needed. My legal expertise is honed from practice in both corporations and law firms, both large and small. My diverse background enables me to cross the lines of the business, administrative, technical, and legal sections of a company, and has taught me to develop and lead teams to set and attain goals harmonized to the business strategies, plans and...
(972) 836-8799 685 Leisure Dr.
Kalispell, MT 59901
Kalispell, MT 59901
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U.S. registered patent attorney with many years of experience in obtaining patents and obtaining favorable results in federal court in the field of intellectual properly litigation. Mr. Nielsen is the current chair person of the Intellectual Property Section of the Marin County Bar Association. For potential clients who are unable see Mr. Nielsen in Marin County, web conferences and/or telephone conferences are available. Mr. Nielsen currently serves clients located throughout the world.
Gerald R. Prettyman has been drafting and prosecuting patents since 2001 and preventing and solving legal problems for his clients since 2006. Mr. Prettyman also has over a decade of management and engineering experience improving throughput and decreasing defect losses at various large to small companies. He has two published law review articles, four published bar association articles, a law blog and makes periodic contributions to other online legal blogs. Mr. Prettyman was also a medical technician for eight years with the U.S. Navy and in the private sector.
David Tsai is a Partner in Vinson & Elkins LLP’s San Francisco office. David's practice focuses on patent, trade secret, complex breach of contract, and product defect litigation for companies innovating biotechnology (pharmaceuticals and genetic engineering), medical devices, software (Internet and mobile apps), and hardware (semiconductors, set-top boxes, smartphones, solar wafers and light-emitting diodes/LED/OLED). His legal experience includes second chairing international arbitration cases, litigating in the areas of copyrights and trademarks, preparing and prosecuting U.S. electrical engineering patent applications, drafting patentability, freedom-to-operate and non-infringement opinions, as well as patent interference in the area of biotechnology. He also represents clients...
Mr. Tormey has over 20 years of experience in product development, marketing and intellectual property protection. As a company startup veteran, Mr. Tormey brings a unique perspective on the value of intellectual property to a small and growing business. As such, he also speaks to entrepreneurs and business executives on how to protect and leverage IP assets. Mr. Tormey is the author of the "Startup Guide to Intellectual Property." As a patent attorney, Mr. Tormey has drafted over 100 patent applications covering software, electronics, wireless, radio, mobile applications, encryption and automation controls. Besides intellectual property law, ...