Roland Tong focuses his practice in all areas of intellectual property. He has prepared, filed, and prosecuted numerous utility, continuation, and design patent applications as well as federal trademark applications. He regularly conducts telephonic interviews with USPTO Examiners, prepares claim amendments and office action responses, renders invalidity or infringement opinions, and performs patentability and infringement studies. Mr. Tong has substantial experience in litigating unfair competition, misappropriation of trade secrets, and patent, trademark, copyright, and trade dress infringement cases.
He has served as General Counsel and In-house IP Counsel for industry leading companies. In these capacities, Mr. Tong built their IP portfolios, conducted brainstorming sessions with their inventors, designed and implemented IP review systems for their products so that IP infringement risks are minimized, and prepared various types of IP agreements. Mr. Tong's clients come from a broad range of industries, including gaming device, medical device, printer cartridge remanufacturing, video games, and golf equipment design and manufacturing. For two consecutive years, Mr. Tong has been selected for inclusion in Super Lawyers Southern California Rising Stars in 2011 and 2012. Only 5% of the practicing attorneys in Southern California receive this distinction.