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  1. Trademark: 25%
    23 years
  2. Patent Application: 25%
    23 years
  3. Patent Infringement: 25%
    23 years
  4. Contracts: 15%
    23 years
  5. Internet: 10%
    16 years

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Fulwider Patton LLP

6060 Center Drive
10th Floor
Los Angeles, CA, 90045-1587


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Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Super LawyerThomson Reuters2013
Super LawyerThomson Reuters2012
Super LawyerThomson Reuters2011
Super LawyerLaw & Politics Magazine2009
Rising StarLaw & Politics Magazine2004
Volunteer of the YearHariett Buhai Center for Family Law1994
Association namePosition nameDuration
Los Angeles Intellectual Property Law AssociationBoard of Directors/Treasurer2010 - Present
Intellectual Property Section, State Bar of CaliforniaCommittee Chair2001 - Present
International Trademark Association (INTA)Anti-Counterfeiting and Enforcement Committee2005 - 2007
Intellectual Property Section, State Bar of CaliforniaExecutive Committee2002 - 2004
New Matter, the IP Law Journal of the State Bar of CaliforniaEditor-in-Chief2001 - 2002
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Patent License Litigation: Tillotson v. SAS Safety Corp. (N.D. Georgia 2010)Victory (Court agreed it had no jurisdiction over patent license agreement)
US Patent No. 7,848,952: Method and System for Increasing Advance OrdersExcellent E-Commerce Patent Obtained for Inventor
US Design Patent No. D605,288: Handle for a medical deviceDesign Patent on Medical Device Issued
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Publication nameTitleDate
California Causes of Action (James Publishing)Chapters on Trademark Infringement, Trademark Dilution, Trade Dress Infringement, and Statutory and Common Law Unfair Competition1997
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Indiana University School of Law, BloomingtonLawJD - Juris Doctor (with honors)1992
University of California - Santa BarbaraMechanical EngineeringMS - Master of Science1987
University of California - San DiegoPolitical ScienceBS - Bachelor of Science1985
University of California - San DiegoApplied MechanicsBS - Bachelor of Science1985
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Whittier Law School Alumni Association (LA)Hot Topics in Website Law: Privacy Policies, Terms of Use, and the DMCA Safe Harbor2010
Annual Meeting, State Bar of California (Monterey)From Batman to Paris Hilton: Design Patents for the Aesthetic Attorney2010
L.A. Gateway Chapter of the National Contract Management AssociationDevelopments in Patent, Trademak & Copyright Law2009
Annual Meeting, State Bar of California (San Diego)Pre-Filing Considerations in Intellectual Property Litigation2009
Continuing Education of the Bar (CEB) Los AngelesTrade Secret Protection - Pre-Litigation Aspects2008