PeopleHoward I. Sobelman
Howard I. Sobelman

Howard I. Sobelman

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  • Arizona State University, College of Law (J.D., 1993)
  • University of Arizona (B.S., Engineering Physics, magna cum laude, 1989)

  • State Bar of Arizona
    • Intellectual Property Section
  • Maricopa County Bar Association
  • American Bar Association

  • "Blockchain Technology and Patenting Overview," Co-Presenter (November 6, 2017)

  • Certified Licensing Professional (CLP)
  • Peer Review Rated AV Preeminent, Martindale-Hubbell®
  • IP Stars, Managing Intellectual Property Magazine (2015-2018)
  • The Best Lawyers in America®, Copyright Law, Patent Law, Trademark Law (2012-2020); Intellectual Property Litigation (2014-2020); Intellectual Property Law (2008-2011)
    • Phoenix Lawyer of the Year, Patent Law (2016)
    • Phoenix Lawyer of the Year, Intellectual Property Litigation (2015)
    • Phoenix Lawyer of the Year, Copyright Law (2014, 2020)
    • Phoenix Lawyer of the Year, Patent Law (2013)
  • The Best Lawyers in America®, Business Edition, Intellectual Property Law (2012)
  • Southwest Super Lawyers®, Intellectual Property (2007-2016)
  • Super Lawyers®, Intellectual Property - Business Edition (2011)
  • Super Lawyers®, Intellectual Property - Corporate Counsel Edition (2008-2010)
  • Ranking Arizona: The Best of Arizona Attorneys, Intellectual Property Law (2010-2011)
  • Arizona's Top Lawyers, AzBusiness Magazine (2010)
  • Forty Under 40, Phoenix Business Journal (2004)
  • Outstanding Volunteer Award, Arizona State University Homeless Legal Assistance Project

  • First Place AZ, Board of Directors (May 2018-present)
  • Southwest Autism Research and Resource Center, Board (2005-present), Board Chair (2008-2017)
  • CASS Homeless Shelter, Board Member (2000-2005)
  • Trial Court Appointment Commission Selection Committee
  • Homeless Legal Assistance Project, Board of Directors (1993-1999), Chair (1998-1999)
  • University of Arizona, Legislative Liaison
  • Pappas School for Homeless Children
  • Habitat for Humanity, Volunteer
  • St. Vincent DePaul Food Bank, Volunteer
  • Arizona Autism Society
  • Vista Monterey Homeowners Association, Board President

  • Jones, Skelton and Hochuli, Attorney, Phoenix, AZ (1994-1995)
  • Lewis and Roca, Legal Analyst, Phoenix, AZ (1993)
  • Arizona State Senate, Legal Intern, Phoenix, AZ (Spring 1993)
  • United States Congress, Legal Intern, Washington, DC (Summer 1992)
  • General Electric Medical Systems, Diagnostic Imaging Representative, Dallas, Milwaukee, Los Angeles (1989-1991)
  • Pima County Public Defender, Legal Investigator, Tucson, AZ (Summer 1988)
  • Honeywell, Inc., Fiber Optics Researcher, Phoenix, AZ (Summer 1987)

  • Arizona
  • United States Patent and Trademark Office

  • Supreme Court of Arizona
  • United States District Court, District of Arizona