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Patent attorney with a technical background in mechanical and aerospace engineering and materials science, as well as expertise in teaching and technical communication. Practice currently limited to contract work in patent drafting and litigation support for law firms.

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  1. Patent Application: 40%
    14 years
  2. Trademark Application: 25%
    12 years
  3. Intellectual Property: 20%
    12 years
  4. Patent Infringement: 15%
    12 years

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Hourly ($250-300/hour)

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755 Renfrew Rd.
El Sobrante, CA, 94803

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
DCActive 201007/06/2016
CAActive200505/24/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Witkin Award - Patent LawGolden Gate University School of LawN/A
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Adjunct ProfessorGolden Gate University Schol of Law2007 - Present
Of Counsel Patent AttorneyWest & Associates, PC2003 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Motivational Baseball Glove (US 7,674,195)issued patent
Guitar music sheet holderissued patent
Sage Publications, Inc. v. Kirk, Trademark Trial and Appeal Boardsettled
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Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Auburn University, AuburnAerospace EngineeringM.A.E.2012
Golden Gate University School of LawN/AJD - Juris Doctor2004
University of California - BerkeleyMechancial EngineeringB.S.1993
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
MCLE Spectacular"Dos and Dont's of Cease-and-Desist Letters in IP"2010
MCLE Spectacular"Covering your Assets"2007