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Philip Marcus Bierman

Philip Marcus Bierman

Practice areas:

Internet, Contracts & Agreements, Intellectual Property, International Law, Business

About Me

Philip M. Bierman founded Bierman Law Group.  Mr. Bierman’s practice emphasizes representation of technology companies that range from start-ups to publicly held corporations.


 


Mr. Bierman focuses on technology and intellectual property transactions, including, licensing and distribution, Web and Internet transactions, electronic commerce, corporate partnering, outsourcing, consulting, strategic alliances and other intellectual property and commercial transactions affecting the technology industry. Mr. Bierman has extensive experience in all phases of technology and information technology matters.


 


His practice also includes intellectual property counseling, including trademark and copyright registrations, advice on brand selection, advertising and promotions, and other proprietary rights, as well as corporate formation, governance, mergers and acquisitions.  Having managed and participated in numerous litigation matters around the world, including the defense and prosecution of a complex multinational copyright infringement lawsuit seeking damages in excess of $100,000,000 and involving copyright law issues of first impression, Mr. Bierman is also experienced in complex litigation management.


 


Prior to founding the firm, Mr. Bierman served as Vice President and General Counsel of Accpac International, Inc., an industry leading multi-national software developer, where he began working in 2000. Mr. Bierman has also served as Vice President and General Counsel of: AmeriMont, Inc., an investment, finance and Internet incubation company; Refer-Law, Inc., a national legal information and radio production company where he also served as its Chief Operating Officer; and Inland Group, Inc., a real estate development and political consulting firm.


 


Mr. Bierman received a B.S. degree in Business Administration from the University of Southern California in 1990, and a J.D. degree from Southwestern University School of Law in 1993.


 


Mr. Bierman is admitted to practice before the State Bar of California (Member of the Intellectual Property Law Section, Licensing Committee and Trademark Committee).

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1994

  1. Business: 20%
    21 years
  2. International Law: 20%
    21 years
  3. Intellectual Property: 20%
    21 years
  4. Contracts & Agreements: 20%
    21 years
  5. Internet: 20%
    21 years

Payment

Fees:

Fixed (Sometimes), Free Consultation (30 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

7 total 

  • Frank A. Natoli

    Attorney Bierman consistently offers thoughtful and insightful legal guidance to our community. Without reservation, I endorse this lawyer.

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    Frank Natoli Internet Attorney
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Contact Info

Bierman Law Group, APC

1902 Wright Place
Suite 200
Carlsbad, CA, 92008

Bierman Law Group, APC

1902 Wright Place
Suite 200
Carlsbad, CA, 92008

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
CAActive199405/20/2015
ORInactive199507/18/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Wiley W. Manuel Award for Pro Bono Legal ServicesState Bar of California, Board of Governors1996
Academic ScholarshipSouthwestern University School of Law1990
Dean's ListUniversity of Southern California1988
Academic ScholarshipUniversity of Southern California1987
MemberAlpha Gamma Sigma Honor Society1986
Black Belt in Kung Fu San SooKung Fu San Soo Association1985

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Founding AttorneyBierman Law Group2004 - Present
Vice President & General CounselACCPAC International, Inc.2000 - 2003
Vice President and General CounselAmeriMont, Inc.1998 - 1999
Chief Operating Officer & General CounselRefer-Law, Inc.1996 - 1998
General CounselInland Group, Inc.1995 - 1996

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Carlsbad Chamber of CommerceMember2007 - 2014
Intellectual Property Law SectionMember2004 - Present
Intellectual Property Law Section; Licensing CommitteeMember2004 - Present
Intellectual Property Law Section; Trademark CommitteeMember2004 - Present
Business Law SectionMember2004 - Present
United States District Court for the Central District of CaliforniaAdmitted to Practice1995 - Present
State Bar of CaliforniaMember1994 - Present
MENSAMember1990 - 1993

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Enterprise-Wide Software LicenseTransaction Completed
"Point and Click" InnovationTransaction Completed
Programming Outsourced to IndiaTransaction Completed

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Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Southwestern University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1993
University of Southern CaliforniaBusiness AdministrationBS - Bachelor of Science1990

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Kung Fu San Soo All School WorkoutLiability of Martial Artists and Martial Arts Instructors2014