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Patrick Jonathan Lavender

Patrick Jonathan Lavender

The Patent Shoppe
  • Intellectual Property, Patents
  • California, United States Patent and Trademark Office
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Summary

Mr. Lavender is a licensed California attorney who is registered to practice patent law before the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). He is also a member of the National Association of Patent Practitioners. Prior to founding The Patent Shoppe, Mr. Lavender spent a number of years serving as a patent attorney at various law firms including Gazdzinski & Associates, Morrison & Foerster LLP, and Procopio, Cory, Hargreaves, and Savitch LLP. He has prepared, prosecuted, and secured both domestic and foreign patents for a wide array of clients, including Apple Inc. and Time Warner Cable. Mr. Lavender has experience with a number of different technologies, including signal processing, image analysis, laser annealing, medical devices, cryptographic algorithms, stereolithography, e-commerce, optical particle detection, RFID protocols, wireless devices, switched digital broadcasting, biometric authentication, touch detection, and cloud computing. Mr. Lavender graduated with honors from the College of Engineering at the University of California, Santa Barbara, earning a bachelor's degree in Computer Science, and later graded on the University of San Diego Law Review for being academically ranked in the top 10% of his law school class.

Practice Areas
  • Intellectual Property
  • Patents
Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    The Patent Shoppe is also offering a free initial inventor disclosure meeting.
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
California
United States Patent and Trademark Office
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Owner
The Patent Shoppe
- Current
The Patent Shoppe specializes in preparing, drafting, and filing both U.S. and international patent applications in the areas of electronics, software, telecommunications, medical devices, and the mechanical arts. We have competitive rates and are also offering a free initial consultation as well as a free initial inventor disclosure meeting.
Staff Attorney
Procopio, Cory, Hargreaves & Savitch
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Prepared, prosecuted, and secured both U.S. and foreign patent protection for several clients. Experience with e-commerce, signal processing, wireless routers, laser annealing systems, RFID technology, mobile form identification, optical particle detection, and authentication systems.
Associate Attorney
Morrison & Foerster LLP
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Responsible for prosecuting patents of several clients, including Apple Inc. and Animatronics Inc. Counseled clients on strategies related to patentability, invalidity, and infringement. Experience with mutually capacitive touch-sensor panels, wireless input devices, linear motor actuators, cloud computing, and methods of ophthalmic correction.
Associate Attorney
Gazdzinski & Associates
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Responsible for managing patent portfolios for Apple Inc. and Time Warner Cable. Drafted patent applications, responded to office actions, drafted opinion letters, and performed infringement analysis for these and other clients. Experience with switched digital broadcasting, wireless devices (WiFi and Bluetooth), cryptographic devices, and high-speed serial bus protocols.
Summer Intern
Fitch Even Tabin & Flannery
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Drafted patent applications, conducted prior art searches, and prepared responses to office actions for technologies involving wireless devices, camera shutters, encryption software, and improvements to retractable landing gear for commercial aircraft.
Education
University of San Diego School of Law
J.D. (2005) | Law
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Honors: San Diego Law Review
University of California - Santa Barbara
B.S. (2001) | Computer Science
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Honors: Graduated with Honors
Awards
Excellence for the Future, Torts
CALI
Academic Achievement Scholarship
University of San Diego School of Law
San Diego Law Review
University of San Diego School of Law
Professional Associations
National Association of Patent Practitioners
Member
- Current
U.S.P.T.O. Registered Patent Attorney # 58758
Member
- Current
California State Bar # 241289
Member
- Current
Phi Delta Phi International Legal Honor Society
Member
- Current
Certifications
State Bar License
State Bar of California
Registered Patent Attorney
United States Patent and Trademark Office
Websites & Blogs
Website
The Patent Shoppe
Social Media
Contact & Map
The Patent Shoppe
12820 Via Nieve
San Diego, CA 92130
USA
Telephone: (858) 348-4410
Fax: (858) 348-4397