Farella Braun+Martel, LLP

Founded in 1962, the San Francisco-based firm is known for its imaginative legal solutions and for the dynamism and intellectual creativity of its lawyers. With a national reputation as advocates, negotiators and counselors, the 120-lawyer firm approaches its work from the client’s perspective, fostering a heightened awareness of individual client needs. This emphasis has enabled Farella Braun + Martel to retain a prestigious and diverse client list, from emerging growth companies to multinational corporations. The firm's litigation attorneys have handled complex commercial cases in a wide variety of fields-from class actions, securities, commodities and antitrust litigation to intellectual property and technology cases, from corporate merger disputes and franchise claims to professional liability, unfair competition and telecommunication claims. We are highly regarded for our appellate, environmental, employment, construction, insurance coverage, intellectual property and white collar criminal work. Farella Braun + Martel is committed to providing every client with the service they expect to meet their business needs.

Farella Braun+Martel, LLP
Russ Building - 30th Floor
235 Montgomery Street
San Francisco, California 94104
Tel:  415-954-4400
Fax: 415-954-4480

Nixon Peabody LLP

Nixon Peabody's Technology and Intellectual Property (TIP) Group provides comprehensive, innovative counsel to help clients advance their business interests and realize the full value of their intellectual property assets.  We have extensive experience in providing full-spectrum intellectual property services, including patent prosecution and interference, brand management, trademark, copyright, licensing, and intellectual property litigation.  Our clients are inventors, entrepreneurs, start-ups, Fortune 100 companies, and leading academic institutions involved in the biotechnology, pharmaceutical, optics, electronics, publishing, software, interactive media, telecommunications, and entertainment industries.  Nixon Peabody also provides client-tailored counseling in connection with intellectual property related business transactions.

Nixon Peabody LLP
Two Embarcadero Center
San Francisco, CA 94111-3996
Tel:  415-984-8200
Fax: 415-984-8300
Nixon Peabody LLP
600 Anton Blvd., Suite 1600
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
Tel:  714-241-0101
Fax: 714-241-0105

Perkins Coie 

Perkins Coie LLP represents founders and emerging and established technology businesses in all facets of technology licensing, investment, acquisition, and management. We handle patent (prosecution, licensing, and litigation), trademark, domain name, copyright, trade secret, and other intellectual property issues. Our technology practice covers every segment of computer and information technology industries from hardware manufacturers, multimedia and software developers, authors, publishers, distributors, significant end users; Internet, eCommerce, and online service companies; entertainment and game companies; biomedical device and engineering companies; venture capital firms, and other large and small local, national and international technology companies. Perkins Coie's website is also a resource for the Perkins Coie Internet Case Digest.

San Francisco Office
180 Townsend Street
Third Floor
San Francisco, CA 94107
Tel:  415 344-7000
Fax:  415 344-7050
Los Angeles Office
1620 26th Street
Sixth Floor
Santa Monica, CA 90404
Tel:  310-788-9900
Fax: 310-788-3399
Menlo Park Office
101 Jefferson Drive
Menlo Park, CA 94025
Tel:  650-838-4300
Fax: 650-838-4350


Proskauer Rose LLP

Proskauer intellectual property practices cover a wide range of legal disciplines and knowledge industries. In addition to a long history of experience in the recognized disciplines of copyright, false advertising, patent, trademark and trade secret law, Proskauer provides a full scope of services to clients in businesses heavily dependent upon intellectual property, including those in the advertising, broadcast, cable, chemical, consumer electronics, cryptography, computer, e-commerce, high tech, Internet, materials science, pharmaceutical, publishing, entertainment, software, sports, telecommunications, and video processing industries.

Proskauer Rose LLP
2049 Century Park East,
32nd Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90067-3206
Tel: 310-557-2900

Valerie Ann Nemeth

Valerie Ann Nemeth

Valerie has been in private practice since 1979, and as a sole practitioner since 1980. She has been active in the entertainment field since that time, forming a personal management company in 1981 for entertainment and sports personalities, for whom she remains an advisor.

Moving her practice to San Diego in 1984, she has concentrated her area of practice in the entertainment and intellectual property arenas, performing such services as negotiation and drafting of agreements in the music, film television and publishing fields, as well as the protection and licensing of trademark and copyright ownership.

Valerie also has served as an arbitrator for the Superior Courts of both Los Angeles and San Diego Counties since 1982. She is presently an adjunct professor of business law at the University of Redlands, a position she has held since 1995.

Valerie Ann Nemeth
191 Calle Magdalena, Suite 270
Encinitas, CA 92024
Tel:  760-944-4130
Fax: 760-942-6043

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