Penryn, California Patents Lawyers
Dan Ballard serves as outside corporate counsel for small to medium-sized businesses. In addition to transactional and branding advice, Mr. Ballard focuses on providing intellectual property advice and, if necessary, litigation to resolve disputes. As a patent attorney, Mr. Ballard works to protect clients' intellectual property assets through patent, trademark, and copyright registrations.
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As a corporate & intellectual property attorney, I help businesses build, grow, and protect their brand and assets. Prior to law school, I worked at a Fortune 500 company as a financial analyst and then moved into risk management. I then decided to pursue my JD/MBA as a CLEO fellow of the Indiana Supreme Court. After my first year in law school, I worked as a summer associate in the Office of General Counsel at Duke Energy in Indianapolis. During my second year, I interned at the Federal Trade Commission Bureau of Consumer Affairs in Chicago. That summer...
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.
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...
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.
Richard is a USPTO Registered Patent Attorney who loves helping creative people realize their dreams. Rich received his BA from Princeton University, and then completed his physics coursework at San Francisco State University. Rich received his J.D. with Honors from the University of Oregon School of Law, where he received a Certificate in Intellectual Property for his coursework in patent infringement. Rich has a technical background in electronics, solid state and integrated circuits. Rich has practiced in patent litigation and military law, having served as an Army JAG Corps Captain stateside and overseas. After passing the...
Adams Law Office specializes in providing a full range of intellectual property services to small and medium sized businesses and solo inventors. Services include filing patent applications, responding to U.S. Patent & Trademark Office actions, filing trademark applications, representing clients in proceedings before the U.S. Trademark Trial & Appeal Board, drafting licensing agreements and other contracts.