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Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear

2040 Main Street, 14th Floor
Irvine, CA, 92614

Practice areas


  1. Patent Application: 30%
  2. Patent Infringement: 25%
    5 years
  3. Trademark: 25%
    5 years
  4. Licensing: 20%
    5 years

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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers Magazine2004
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerKnobbe Martens Olson & Bear1985 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
Orange County Bar AssociationBoard of Directors2012 - Present
Orange County Bar FoundationExecutive Committee2011 - Present
State Bar of California, Intellectual Property Law SectionMember1993 - Present
Life Science Industry Council of Orange CountyBoard MemberN/A
Orange County Patent Law AssociationMemberN/A
State Bar of CaliforniaMemberN/A
Conference of California Bar AssociationsBoard Member -At Large2010 - 2013
Orange County Bar Association, Administration of Justice CommitteeCo-Chair2008 - 2013
Conference of California Bar AssociationsChair2007 - 2008
Conference of California Bar AssociationsExecutive Committee2003 - 2009
Orange County Bar Association, Delegation to the California State BarChair2002 - 2003
Orange County Bar Association, Delegation to the California State BarExecutive Committee1997 - 2001
Orange County BarristersSecretary1993 - 1993
Orange County BarristersBoard of Directors1991 - 1992
Publication nameTitleDate
Orange County Lawyer MagazineAfter the Big One: Helping Your Client Find Opportunities After the Shake-Up to the Patent World2007
MDDI: Medical Device and Dianostic IndustryMaximize Return on Investment by Patenting What Counts1998
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Michigan Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1985
Georgia Institute of TechnologyIndustrial EngineeringBS - Bachelor of Science1982
University of HeidelbergPhilosophyN/AN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Washington in the West, LAIPLATaking Advantage of Reexamination2010
Orange County Bar Association, IP Section MeetingInter Partes Reexamination: Is it the Patent Infringement Defendant's Silver Bullet?2010
Inventors ForumTaking Your Patent Strategy to the Next Level2003
Orange County Bar Association, Technology Law SectionICANN Proceedings: The Final Stake through the Heart of the Cybersquatter?2001