Partner, Chernoff Vilhauer LLP since 1974.
Admitted to practice before U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, U.S. District Court for the District of Oregon, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, and U.S. court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.
Technical areas are mechanical and electrical industrial equipment, and sports equipment.
Legal areas are patent procurement, patent enforcement, patent infringement defense, patent opinions, technology transfer, licensing and other intellectual property agreements.
Firearm and Ammunition Patent Infringement Cases — Successful litigation and industry-wide licensing of firearm and ammunition US patents.
Semiconductor Wafer Probe Station Patent Infringement Cases — Successful multiple litigations enforcing US patents on semiconductor wafer probe stations
Compound Archery Bow Patent Infringement Cases — Successful litigations and industry-wide licensing of US compound archery bow patent
Lift Truck Load Handling Attachment Patent Infringement Cases — Successful litigations enforcing foreign patents on lift truck load handling attachments
Electronic Lock Patent Infringement Case — Successful litigation enforcing US patent on electronic lock