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Bruce Lathrop has moved his practice to Lubka & White LLP
(626) 301-0700

Bruce Lathrop has a broad patent and intellectual property law practice representing and advising clients who wish to license technology from third parties or to customers, secure and protect copyrights, trademarks, patents, and trade secrets, and assess the impact of third party intellectual property rights on their business.  Representative matters include:

  • Negotiated and drafted domestic and international software license agreements
  • Engaged in settlement and adversarial license negotiations with patent owners
  • Drafted patent non-infringement and invalidity opinions in connection with new products, acquisitions, and litigation
  • Drafted patent applications for e-commerce, database management, and prosthesis fitting systems
  • Negotiated development & marketing agreements covering patents, trademarks, and copyrights related to computer systems
  • Drafted e-commerce promotional services agreement and related website terms of use and privacy policy
  • Represented author of literary work against claims of unfair competition
  • Revised and strengthened client’s standard terms for technology licensing and consulting
  • Negotiated TV studio license for use and promotion of client’s software on drama series
  • Advised client on terms and legal risks associated with various standards setting consortia
  • Performed employee exit interviews as part of client’s trade secret protection policy
  • Secured Internet and other trademark rights
  • Advised on patentability, inventorship disputes, patent portfolio maintenance, and overall patent strategy
  • Organized and participated on corporate patent application review committee
  • Drafted technical assistance agreements
  • Advised client on rights and obligations under joint development agreement