Hoffman Patent Group (formerly Law Offices of David L. Hoffman) has broad based experience in all phases of intellectual property practice: licensing of computer software and other inventions, counseling and procurement in various technologies including computer software, business and internet processes, mechanical, electrical, electromechanical, microprocessor control, medical, optics and materials science, as well as litigation. HPG has also performed numerous patentability, validity and infringement studies and due diligence and clearance projects. In addition, the firm obtains and manages foreign as well as domestic protection for patents, trademarks and copyrights.
David Hoffman has been an attorney practicing exclusively in intellectual property law (patents, trademarks, copyrights and unfair competition) since 1985. He has a B.S. from MIT and earned his law degree at University of Pennsylvania. Mr. Hoffman represents multinational companies as well as numerous start up to medium size businesses. He both litigates and procures rights for his clients, and with his philosophy of procuring the broadest rights possible, performing good clearance procedures, and negotiating, has successfully avoided and minimized litigation for clients he counsels. Mr. Hoffman has taught for a patent bar review class, has authored articles and given lectures on intellectual property, and has been named to Who’s Who Millennium Edition and Who’s Who Among Rising Young Americans in American Society & Business.
Albert Wu has experience litigating intellectual property matters involving patents, trademarks, and trade secrets, as well as other issues. He has a B.S. from University of California, Berkeley, a M.S. from MIT and a law degree from UC Hastings. As part of litigation, Albert has been involved in the initiation of cases, discovery, trial, appeals, and parallel proceedings before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board and at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. Albert also has experience preparing patent and trademark applications, and his clients have ranged from startups to multinational corporations, including Texas Instruments and LSI. Example areas of technology that he has worked with include: smartphone applications, social networking software, video encoding/decoding algorithms, network storage, mobile device interfaces, capacitive sensors, medical devices, and other mechanical systems.
Both David and Albert, with their combined experience, have helped hundreds of individuals and businesses protect their property. For more information please visit DLHpatent.com or contact (661) 775-0300.