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Rolando Javellana Tong
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Rolando Javellana Tong

also known as Roland, Tong

Practice areas:

Patent Application, Patent Infringement, Intellectual Property

About Me

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.


 

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2001

  1. Patent Application: 50%
    14 years
  2. Intellectual Property: 25%
    14 years
  3. Patent Infringement: 25%
    14 years

Payment

Fees:

Fixed (Sometimes), Free Consultation (60 minutes)

Payment Types:

Check

Attorney Endorsements

13 total 

  • Jill L Rogers

    I endorse this lawyer for always showing dedication to clients.

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    Jill Rogers Divorce & Separation Attorney
    Relationship: Other

  • John Greel Ralls

    I endorse this lawyer. Rolando is an experienced IP attorney and I recommend him. I enjoyed working with him at an attorney conference a couple of years ago. I was very impressed by his knowledge.

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    John Ralls Oil & Gas Attorney
    Relationship: Other

Contact Info

7700 Irvine Center Drive
Suite 800
Irvine, CA, 92618

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
NVAttorney Active200202/23/2013
CAActive200105/25/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2014
2013 Rising StarSuper Lawyers2013
2012 Rising StarSuper Lawyers2012
2011 Rising StarsSuperLawyers2011

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Patent AttorneyLaw Offices of Roland Tong, PC2015 - Present
Senior AttorneyBrooks Kushman, PC2012 - Present
Managing PartnerLaw Offices of Roland Tong, PC2003 - 2012

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
State Bar of NevadaMember2002 - Present
State Bar of CaliforniaMember2001 - Present

Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
New Matter, Official Publication of the IP Law Section of the State Bar of CaliforniaPatent Exhaustion and Permissible Repair2009

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Loyola Marymount UnivN/AundergraduateN/A
Loyola Law SchoolN/AlawN/A

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Recharger World ExpoPatent Defense for the Aftermarket2009
Orange County Patent Law AssociationReview of the 2009 Patent Decisions by the Federal Circuit Court of Appeals2009
Dunes CLEFederal Circuit Court of Appeals Patent Decisions for 20092009