5000 Hopyard Rd, Pleasanton, CA 94588, USA
Christi advises individuals and businesses on all aspects of intellectual property including brand creation, trademark and copyright registration, and policing of trademark and copyright portfolios, both domestically and internationally. She has experience handling matters before the United States Patent and Trademark Office and the Trademark Trials and Appeals Board. She also has contacts with law firms in close to thirty different countries to assist her clients with their international business transactions. Christi also assists clients with their tax controversy issues, including audit defense and reporting of foreign financial accounts through the Internal Revenue Service’s Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program (“OVDP”). Christi takes the time to get to know her clients and their industry so she can tailor her approach to fit their specific needs. This insight allows her to identify other areas where she can provide guidance and minimize the risk of future disputes and expensive litigation. Prior to joining the firm in 2006, Christi worked for the Department of Justice Antitrust Division and several other private law firms which exposed her to a variety of different areas of law including estate planning and probate, construction litigation, medical malpractice insurance defense and general civil litigation. Christi’s broad range of experience allows her to look beyond the issues at hand and find strategic and efficient solutions for her clients.
2700 Pennsylvania Ave, STE 1000, Santa Monica, CA 90404
Rosalind H. Read focuses her practice on transactional entertainment, media and intellectual property matters. Rosalind works on domestic and international complex entertainment financing transactions representing borrowers, banks and private investors in debt, mezzanine and equity transactions. She also represents, independent motion picture and television production companies, digital media companies, sales agencies, independent producers, showrunners, writers, directors, on-screen talent and musicians in all aspects of entertainment finance, development, production and distribution.
11903 Stoney Ridge Lane, Houston, TX 77024
Doug Rommelmann is a registered patent attorney and counsels companies in all aspects of patent, trademark, copyright and trade secret law. He advises on patent procurement and designing around competitor’s patents, provides opinions on patent and trademark invalidity and infringement issues, represents companies in contested U.S. Patent & Trademark Office proceedings, including inter partes review (IPR) proceedings. In addition, he leads IP due diligence teams for major mergers and acquisitions and also maintains an active IP litigation practice. He has experience in a variety of technologies ranging from check imaging and processing, online banking and e-commerce, oil field equipment, offshore mooring systems, subsea pumps and boosting systems, hydrodynamic seals, chemical equipment and processes, and medical devices and equipment. He has previous experience as an offshore engineer, during which time he received a patent for a deepwater marine structure, allowing him to provide further understanding and practical application when counseling companies in the various technologies.
5050 Quorum Drive, 700, Dallas, TX 75254
I am a native Texan and a thrid generation lawyer. I have over 20 years of experience in intellectual property law, and my practice is focused on representing plaintiffs and defendants in complex disputes involving intellectual property in federal courts and administrative agencies. Prior to starting my own law firm, I was the firm-wide leader of the intellectual property practice group for a general practice law firm with over 250 lawyers. I have a background in engineering and worked as a design engineer for Texas Instruments before attending law school.
401 Florence St, Palo Alto, CA 94301, USA
Mr. Russo is a frequent speaker on computer law issues and has given presentations to the American Bar Association, the Practicing Law Institute, the Computer Law Association, and the San Francisco Bay Area Intellectual Property American Inn of Court. Mr. Russo serves as an arbitrator, mediator, and early neutral evaluator for the U.S. District Court (N.D. California), the Santa Clara County Superior Court, and the American Arbitration Association, as well as a Judge Pro Tempore of the Santa Clara County Superior Court. Mr. Russo specializes in Internet, computer law, and intellectual property litigation. In addition, Mr. Russo is in charge of the Firm\'s entrepreneurship practice.