Attorney at Law
CA, Patent Bar, DC, Examiner
Carlos' prior experience includes 4 years at top international law firms, and 4 years as a Patent Examiner. He is based in Pasadena, California, but represents… read more clients throughout the country.
"Carlos is professional, knowledgeable, and fun to work with. We've been working together for two years and I would recommend him to my network for any tech IP needs."
"Carlos was a ton of help with getting our patent filed."
"It was a great pleasure working with Carlos Perez."
"Carlos is very experienced and has done a great job with filing my provisional patent"
"Great experience! Thank you for helping me with this!"
Law Practice of Carlos Perez
Oct 2016 - Present
Advises clients in the tech industry regarding intellectual property matters. Specializes in software and electrical technologies. Services include:
- Patent preparation and prosecution
- Patentability searches
- Post-grant proceedings
- Non-infringement and freedom-to-operate opinions
Jan 2016 - Oct 2016
Prepared and prosecuted patents for software companies, focusing on social-networking, virtualization, and cloud-computing technologies. Collaborated closely with in-house counsel and inventors to identify and ascertain patentable subject matter. Developed patent strategies for continuations and foreign filings.
Baker & McKenzie
Dec 2014 - Oct 2015
Represented high-technology clients in pre-trial aspects of patent litigation. Drafted court briefs, motions, discovery requests, and slides for oral arguments, as well as conducted document review. Prepared patent invalidation petitions for the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. Prepared and prosecuted patent applications, non-infringement opinions, and freedom to operate analyses.
Sep 2012 - Nov 2014
Performed all aspects of patent preparation and prosecution for high-technology clients, procuring numerous patents in the software and computer architecture areas. Represented both challengers and patentees in patent invalidation proceedings before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
Feb 2008 - May 2012
Examined patent applications related to computer networking, including network software and hardware, communications protocols, and collaborative user interfaces. Searched for prior art, drafted Office Actions and Examiner’s Answers, and conducted interviews with patent applicants.