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Sheldon Mak & Anderson is a firm of skilled professionals concentrating in areas where we have demonstrated expertise and substantial experience: intellectual property law. We apply skilled legal talent to help clients fulfill needs, solve problems, handle situations and realize opportunities involving intellectual property. We show clients how to use us as an instrument for achieving their business objectives.


Languages spoken: Esperanto

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Practice areas


  1. Patent Application: 40%
    41 years, 750 cases
  2. Patent Infringement: 25%
    41 years, 50 cases
  3. Trademark Application: 15%
    41 years, 1.5 thousand cases
  4. Trademark: 10%
    41 years, 30 cases
  5. Other: 10%
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Hourly ($625/hour)

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Attorney endorsements

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  • Danton K. Mak

    Endorse wholeheartedly. Jeff is a well recognized leader in the IP legal field. Expertise, wise judgment, and practical business savvy all rolled into one. Also a wry sense of humor. And he finds time to write books on IP law. I would hire him myself if I have an IP issue.


    Danton Mak Lawsuits and disputes Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker

  • Teddie Chitau Hsu

    Jeff literally wrote the book on how to write a patent application. He is a trusted authority in all aspects of IP law and is a pleasure to work with.


    Teddie Hsu Patent application Attorney
    Relationship: Worked for lawyer

Contact info

Sheldon Mak & Anderson

100 E. Corson Street
Third Floor
Pasadena, CA, 91103


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Phi Kappa PhiPhi Kappa Phi1975
Marshall ScholarU.K. Government1969
Tau Beta PiTau Beta Pi1968
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Founding PartnerSheldon Mak Rose & Anderson1983 - Present
N/ALyon & Lyon1978 - 1983
partnerChristie Parker & Hale LLP1975 - 1978
Association namePosition nameDuration
Los Angeles Intellectual Property Law AssociationMemberN/A
Los Angeles Intellectual Property Law AssociationChairmanN/A
American Bar AssociationMemberN/A
American Intellectual Property Law AssociationMemberN/A
State Bar of California, Intellectual Property Law SectionPresidentN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
In re De BlauweClient won; Federal Circuit reversed the Patent Office
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Publication nameTitleDate
UnknownFederal Circuit Yearbook2003
UnknownFederal Circuit Yearbook2002
UnknownFederal Circuit Yearbook2001
Practicing Law Institute (PLI)How to Write a Patent ApplicationN/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Loyola Law School, Loyola Marymount UniversityLawJD - Juris Doctor1975
Carnegie Mellon UniversityChemical EngineeringBS - Bachelor of Science1969
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
CEBNegotiating and drafting IP License Agreements2007
Annual Practising Law InstituteEthical Issues in the Electronic Age of Patent Prosecution2007