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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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.
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, ...
James H. (Jim) Gulseth was born and attended high school in Devils Lake, North Dakota and graduated with an A.B. degree from the University of California at Berkeley. Jim earned his JD degree at the University of California Hastings School of Law in San Francisco and is admitted to practice in the State of California and before the Federal District Court, Northern District of California, and the U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit. He is a member of the Corporations, Business Transactions, Securities and Tax and Intellectual Property Sections of the State Bar of California. Jim’s reported cases include...
(925) 463-9600 5890 Stoneridge Dr.
Pleasanton, CA 94588
Pleasanton, CA 94588
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.
Robert L. (Bob) Taylor was born near Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and attended high school in Berkeley, California. Bob graduated Phi Beta Kappa and with high honors from the University of California at Berkeley in 1982 with an A.B. degree in Economics. Bob graduated from the Boalt Hall School of Law (UC Berkeley) in 1985, where he was a member of the California Law Review. In 1985, he was admitted to practice in the State of California and before the Federal District Court, Northern District of California, and the U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit. He has since also been admitted...
(925) 463-9600 5890 Stoneridge Dr. Suite 102
Pleasanton, CA 94588
Pleasanton, CA 94588
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...
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. Hyman provides patent services, licensing assistance, strategic counseling, and intellectual property portfolio reviews to biotechnology companies and academic institutions. Clients receive expertise and insight honed as a partner in a large firm, and client service informed by in-house experience, but without the fees associated with large firm overhead.
Quynh ("Quinn") Chen is a bi-lingual solo attorney located in downtown Oakland. Her practice areas primarily focus on family law, entity formations, and intellectual property. Her interest is in software patents and helping underrepresented clients in her community.
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.