Eric guides companies in the software, hardware, and electronics industries in intellectual property protection matters.

He assists clients with all stages of securing US patent, trademark and copyright protection and coordinates the filing and prosecution of foreign patent and trademark applications. Eric provides a broad range of intellectual property related services including review and evaluation of patent portfolios, writing and negotiating patent, trademark and copyright licenses, due diligence investigations, and preparing trademark availability for use and registration opinions and opinions regarding patent validity and infringement.

Professional Activities

American Bar Association


Any result the lawyer or law firm may have achieved on behalf of clients in other matters does not necessarily indicate similar results can be obtained for other clients.

  • Patent # 5,602,815
    • Method And Apparatus For Combining CD-ROM Data And Digital Audio On A Single Disk
  • Patent # 5,630,069
    • Method And Apparatus For Creating Workflow Maps Of Business Processes
  • Patent # 5,666,156
    • System And Method To Improve The Quality Of Reproduced Images On A Film To Video Transfer Device
  • Patent # 5,696,534
    • Time Multiplexing Pixel Frame Buffer Video Output
  • Patent # 6,046,748
    • Cooperative Filter And Raster Operation Evaluation Model

Bar admissions


Admitted to practice before:

  • US District Court, Central District of California
  • US District Court, Northern District of California
  • US Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit
  • US Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
  • US Patent and Trademark Office


  • J.D., Western State University College of Law
  • M.S., University of Southern California, Computer Science
  • B.S., University of Southern California, Electrical Engineering