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About Me

I focus on patent, copyright, and trademark litigation and prosecution.  I also have extenstive experience in general civil litigation matters, such as contract disputes.


My clients are domestic and international.


I have handled matters before the International Trade Commission.


I am admitted to practice in numerous State and Federal Courts. 


I am a registered Patent Attorney.


Practice Areas


  1. Intellectual Property: 45%
    15 years
  2. Litigation: 35%
    22 years
  3. Copyright Application: 10%
    15 years
  4. Trademark Application: 10%
    15 years



Hourly ($450-550/hour)

Attorney Endorsements

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  • Judd S Nemiro

    An excellent attorney in an extremely difficult field, who is an excellent advocate for clients. I endorse this lawyer.


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Contact Info

The Hecker Law Group

1925 Century Park East
Suite 2300
Los Angeles, CA, 90067



Professional Misconduct

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Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Intellectual Property Top ContributorAVVO2012
Cum LaudeUniversity of Nebraska1983
Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
IP AttorneyThe Hecker Law Group2001 - Present
Senior AssociateHornberger & Brewer, LLP1993 - 2001
Senior EngineerGeneral Dynamics1983 - 1990
Association NamePosition NameDuration
American Intellectual Property Law AssociationMember2010 - Present
Massachusetts Bar AssociationMember1994 - Present
State Bar of CaliforniaMember1993 - Present
Florida BarMember1993 - Present
Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
TDK Semiconductor v. Silicon LabsSettled
Shell & Slate v. AdobeSettled
Venetian v. Del AmericanSettled
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School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Arizona State UniversityLawJD - Juris Doctor1992
California State University, San DiegoAerospace EngineeringMA - Masters1990
University of Nebraska, LincolnCivil EngineeringBS - Bachelor of Science1982