Tyler is a part of the Intellectual Property Prosecution and Litigation team, and his practice is centered around litigation of utility patent infringement, design patent infringement, trademark infringement, unfair competition, copyright infringement, trade secret misappropriation, and cybersquatting actions. He has experience representing clients in intellectual property disputes at district and appellate courts, PTAB post-grant proceedings, and ITC investigations and has particular experience litigating electronics and medical device patents.

Tyler is also skilled at preparing and prosecuting utility and design patent applications in various international regions, including the U.S., Europe, China, Japan, Australia, Korea, Brazil, and Canada, across a variety of high tech disciplines including electrical engineering, biomedical engineering, computer science, chemical engineering, and mechanical engineering. He has worked on several PTAB and post-grant proceedings in the U.S. and internationally. Tyler has also prosecuted trademark applications and worked on TTAB proceedings.

Tyler received his Juris Doctor from Pepperdine University School of Law where he served as a staff editor for the Journal of the National Association of Administrative Law Judiciary. He also received his Bachelor of Science degree from Louisiana State University and his Master of Science degree from Johns Hopkins University in Biomedical Engineering.

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Experience

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  • Litigated an appeal to the Federal Circuit Court of Appeals for an ophthalmic laser medical device patent.
  • Defended a patent infringement action in the Central District of California for a utility patent directed at LED lighting technology.
  • Represented an international research institution client in a patent infringement action in the Eastern District of Texas for a utility patent directed at semiconductor transistor technology.
  • Brought a design patent infringement action against a client’s former Chinese manufacturer and provided assistance with a related Chinese lawsuit over the Chinese design patent counterpart.
  • Successfully appealed the invalidation of a European patent before the European Patent Office Boards of Appeal in Munich, Germany. 
  • Selected Invention: U.S. Patent Application No. 16/785,631: Biophotonic Medical Imaging Device for Detection of Abnormalities in Human Tissue and Methods for Using Same
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Bar admissions

2017, California

2017, United States Patent and Trademark Office

Admitted to practice before:

  • Central District of California
  • Southern District of California
  • Federal Circuit Court of Appeals

Education

  • J.D., 2017, Pepperdine University School of Law
    • Dean’s List
    • Dean’s Merit Scholarship
    • Journal of the National Association of Administrative Law Judiciary
    • Phi Delta Phi International Legal Honor Society
    • CALI Excellence for the Future Awards in Patent Law and Negotiation
  • M.S., 2020, Johns Hopkins University, Biomedical Engineering
  • B.S., 2012, Louisiana State University
    • LSU Golden Oaks Scholarship
    • Dean’s List
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