Boris Zelkind - Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP

Boris Zelkind

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2014
Phone: 858-707-4000

Boris Zelkind is a partner in our San Diego office. Mr. Zelkind’s practice focuses on litigation and licensing of intellectual property both in the United States and abroad. He has first-chaired patent infringement and trademark infringement actions in the United States and has conducted and overseen European patent infringement proceedings and nullity actions. He also has negotiated and procured national and international patent licensing programs. Mr. Zelkind has an extensive appellate practice and has presented numerous oral arguments to the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit as principal counsel of record.Mr. Zelkind began practicing law at Kinney & Lange, P.A., in Minneapolis, Minnesota where he focused on intellectual property litigation, as well as patent preparation and prosecution in such diverse technologies as biomedical sciences and data communications systems. Prior to joining the firm in 2005, Mr. Zelkind practiced law as a founding member of Zelkind & Shackelford LLP. He became partner in 2008.

University of MinnesotaBS 1991DePaul UniversityJ.D. 1994
SDIPLACASD Lawyer RepresentativesFederal Circuit Bar Association

Case History

I-Flow v. Apex Medical Technologies, et al — Successfully tried this patent infringement case to verdict in the Souther District of California.  The jury found the patent to be valid and willfully infringed.
Amron International vs. Hydrolynix Communications — Obtained terminating sanctions against defendant in this trade secrets misappropriation case
SunPower Corp. v SolarCity — Successfully resolved trade secret misappopriation dispute between leading providers of solar energy

Office Location

12790 El Camino Real
San Diego, CA 92130
United States

Practice Areas

Copyright Law
Litigation - Patent