We are Silicon Valley based patent and trademark attorneys specializing in various technological fields including software, hardware, electronics, business methods, mechanics, material science, and medical devices. We have filed and procured patents and trademarks for major companies, startups, and individual inventors in the United States and internationally. We can represent clients before the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).
Hourly Rate: $200/hr
Location: Palo Alto, CA
I am an experienced attorney who has negotiated hundreds of contracts and helped individuals resolve a variety of disputes. I will work quickly to resolve your issue, respond promptly to your communications, and explain the law using plain language. I can assist you with any legal matter, but most of my experience is in business and intellectual property law. My practice is focused on such issues as contracts, startups, business sales, venture capital, patents, trademarks, copyrights, and intellectual property litigation.
My clients have ranged from leading companies such as Microsoft to family businesses and individuals. Prior to starting my own firm, I practiced at the leading law firm Simpson Thacher & Bartlett and graduated from Duke University School of Law. I am licensed in California and with the Patent and Trademark Office.
Hourly Rate: $175/hr
Location: San Jose, CA
My name is Chris Pilling, a former Patent Examiner with the United States Patent Office now a Patent Agent. I was in the system rejecting and approving patent applications, now I?m on the outside helping inventors like you. My goal is to help protect your idea at a reasonable cost. I have a passion for innovation. No matter what stage of the invention process you?re at I will help you succeed.
Hourly Rate: $60/hr
Location: Healdsburg, CA
I am a California attorney specializing in these types of issues. FYI - noncompete terms are illegal in California. Anyone not telling you this should be avoided. But you can protect company confidences and trade secrets.
Hourly Rate: N/A
Location: Gold River, CA
Kamal Patel is a 5th year corporate and tech companies attorney with Goodwin Procter LLP focusing on formation, licensing, financing, mergers and acquisitions and capital markets of emerging growth companies. He also advises start-ups on formation, strategy, fundraising and operations. He has worked in the finance, consulting, venture capital and private equity industries. He also is a real estate and angel investor in Silicon Valley. Additionally, he currently serves on the board of Medshare, a non-profit organization that delivers surplus medical equipment and supplies to developing countries. He enjoys outdoor activities and traveling different parts of the world. He has visited over 50 different countries on 5 different continents and all but a few states in the US.
Kamal Patel holds a JD from the UCLA School of Law and an MBA from the UCLA Anderson School of Management and an undergraduate degree in business economics, accounting and political science from UCLA.
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Location: San Francisco, CA