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Johnny M.

Johnny Manriquez

111 reviews
Johnny Manriques is a patent attorney with extensive experience in dealing with cases that involves intellectual property law and related legal matters. He has more than 14 years of experience and is licensed to practice law in California. Johnny is registered with the State Bar of California. He has a Juris Doctor degree in law. Johnny recently started his own firm, but worked with Procopio Cory for three years prior to starting his own law office.
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Gloria M. S.

Gloria M. Steinberg

201 reviews
Gloria is a well-rounded patent attorney who runs her boutique law firm Steinberg Intellectual Property Law, LLP. She has filed hundreds of patent applications relating to software, telecommunications, biotech, and consumer products. During her free time, she is active in the legal community as a member of several intellectual property law associations and managing her blog IPRookie.com.
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Irvin T.

Irvin Tyan

43 reviews
Navigating the legal world as a startup can be intimidating and overwhelming. That is why experienced attorneys like Irvin Tyan are an absolute must-have. Mr. Tyan can help your startup with a variety of issues, including intellectual property, contract drafting, portfolio analysis, and commercial litigation. He can also help with employment issues and competitive landscape analysis.
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Alan E.

Alan Engle

16 reviews
Alan’s practice focuses on intellectual property procurement, licensing, contracts, and litigation. He is a member of the United States Patent and Trademark Office patent bar and has counseled clients on hundreds of deals involving billions of dollars. He is committed to advising creative entrepreneurs and offers “big firm” service at reasonable rates.
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Mudit K.

Mudit Kakar

4 reviews
Mudit Kakar is primarily an intellectual property attorney, but he also specializes in commercial contracts and copyright law. Mudit has represented numerous high-stake clients, including CoinMe, Bayer Healthcare and Bosch Healthcare. He has been practicing law for the past six years in Washington. Mudit obtained his J.D. from the University Of Washington School Of Law. He recently became a partner at Choi Capital Law PLLC.
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Micah J.

Micah Jeppsen

Micah Jeppsen is a patent attorney with five years of experience. He has worked with numerous large corporations, including HP and Microsoft. Micah is licensed to practice law in Utah and he is also a member of the Utah Patent Bar Association. He holds a Juris Doctor degree in law, which he obtained after graduating from the University of Texas School of Law. Micah is currently a patent attorney for the International Intellectual Property Law Group.
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Kevin C.

Kevin Christopher

2 reviews
Kevin Christopher is an intellectual property attorney with a particular interest in startup companies. He has extensive experience in the technology, business and art industries. Kevin is licensed to practice law in Tennessee and is also a member of the Tennessee Patent Bar. He obtained his Juris Doctor in law from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law. Kevin founded his own legal firm, Christopher Intellectual Property Law, PLLC, in December 2016.
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W. Eric B.

W. Eric Boyd

W. Eric Boyd’s specialty is intellectual property and patent portfolio development. Currently, he is employed as an intellectual property manager for Ostendo Technologies. Prior to that, he worked as an intellectual property asset and licensing manager for Northrop Grumman and patent counsel for Irvine Senors Corp.
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Kurt F.

Kurt Friedli

Kurt Friedli is a corporate attorney with more than three years of experience. He has been licensed to provide his legal services to clients in California. Kurt obtained a Juris Doctorate degree from the Santa Clara University School of Law. He primarily specializes in patents, as well as trademark and copyright law. Kurt is also experienced in drafting, negotiating and reviewing commercial contracts. He has been serving as legal analytics at RPX Corp since March 2015.
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Daniel X.

Daniel Xu

13 reviews
Daniel Xu is a patent prosecution attorney who supports clients in obtaining patents for medical devices, mobile applications, networking technologies, and biotechnology, among other areas. He graduated from UC Berkeley with distinction, later teaching a course on intellectual property law at the university. Mr. Xu hopes to pursue opportunities to provide pro bono consulting.
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