Carlos Perez Attorney Profile on UpCounsel
Carlos Perez

Carlos Perez

Attorney at Law

Pasadena
California
Licensed in
CA, Patent Bar, DC, Examiner
Georgetown University Law Center

"Carlos was swift, incredibly receptive, and was able to file our patent very quickly."

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About
Carlos, a former USPTO Patent Examiner, graduated from Georgetown Law and holds a bachelor's and master's degrees in computer engineering. He is a registered patent attorney experienced in all areas of patent law. Carlos has drafted and procured hundreds of patents in various countries, and is proficient in the most complex areas of electrical and computer technologies. Carlos also has substantial experience in post-grant proceedings in front of the Patent Trial and Appeals Board.

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
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"Carlos is the only attorney I will use for IP-related assistance. Will gladly work with him again in the future!"

Response to USPTO Office Action (Patent)
Posted on May 31, 2020
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"Carlos was swift, incredibly receptive, and was able to file our patent very quickly."

Provisional Patent
Posted on May 5, 2020
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"Excellent service and advice. Very quick response to specific queries."

Response to USPTO Office Action (Patent)
Posted on Apr 28, 2020
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Patent Consults
Posted on Apr 20, 2020
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"Carlos was informative and generous with his knowledge and a careful listener."

15 Minute Patent Consultation
Posted on Apr 11, 2020
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"Carlos is very knowledeable and was of great help!"

Patent Consults
Posted on Apr 8, 2020

Work History

Law Practice of Carlos Perez

Founder

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
- Litigation

Oct 2016 - Present

Baker Botts

Associate

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.

Jan 2016 - Oct 2016

Baker & McKenzie

Associate

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.

Dec 2014 - Oct 2015

Sterne Kessler

Associate

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.

Sep 2012 - Nov 2014

U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

Patent Examiner

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.

Feb 2008 - May 2012
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