Procopio Welcomes a New Associate to the Intellectual Property Team
San Diego, CA – The law firm of Procopio, Cory, Hargreaves & Savitch LLP is pleased to announce that Patrick J. Lavender has joined the firm. Lavender is an associate on the Intellectual Property Team.
Lavender’s experience is in patent prosecution, specifically in the areas of electronics, software, and telecommunications. He has worked in a wide range of technological areas, including mutually capacitive touch sensor panels, LCD gamma and color uniformity correction, switched digital broadcasting, wireless devices (Wi-Fi and Bluetooth), high speed serial bus protocols (esp. FireWire IEEE-1394 compliancy), cloud computing, signal processing, linear motor actuators, stereolithography, and encryption software.
Prior to joining Procopio, Lavender was an associate at Morrison & Foerster LLP.
“Patrick has a strong background in the technology arena, as well as intellectual property law,” said Managing Partner, Tom Turner. “The addition of his experience will be a great asset to our growing Intellectual Property Team.”
Lavender graduated with honors from the College of Engineering at UC Santa Barbara, earning a B.S. in Computer Science in 2001. He earned his J.D. from the University of San Diego School of Law in 2005. During his first year at the USD School of Law, Lavender graded on the San Diego Law Review and earned the Academic Achievement Scholarship for being in the top 10% of his class.
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