PeopleKetan S. Vakil
Ketan S. Vakil

Ketan S. Vakil

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PeopleKetan S. Vakil

  • University of Florida Levin College of Law (J.D., 1996)
  • Franklin Pierce Law Center (Master of Intellectual Property Law, 1995)
  • University of Florida (M.E., Electrical Engineering, 1992)
  • Vanderbilt University (B.E., Electrical Engineering, magna cum laude, 1990)

  • American Bar Association
  • American Intellectual Property Law Association
  • Orange County Bar Association
  • Association of University Technology Managers

  • "Five Practical Tips to Avoid Willful Infringement After Halo," Co-Author, Orange County Business Journal (July 23, 2018)
  • "Amendments to Rights of Federally Funded Inventions and Government Owned Inventions," Co-Author, Snell & Wilmer Legal Alert (April 23, 2018)
  • "Developing and Protecting Your Company's IP Portfolio," Speaker and Panel Moderator, Colorado BioScience Association (CBSA) Annual Medical Device Symposium, Broomfield, CO (January 24, 2017)
  • "New Supreme Court Ruling Kills Vague Patents," Co-Author, Orange County Business Journal (June 30, 2014)
  • "Clinic in a BoxSM Program" (Training Program for Non-profit Entity Intake – IP Issues), Presenter, ACC-SoCal, Public Law Center, Corporate Pro Bono (February 5, 2014)
  • "U.S. and California Supreme Court Game-Changing Cases of 2012 and Beyond: How Will They Impact Your Business?," Speaker, Roundtable Presentation, Snell & Wilmer, Costa Mesa, CA (February 26, 2013)
  • "Patent Reform Act: Implications For Your Business," Co-Author, Orange County Business Journal (July 9, 2012)
  • "Double Patenting – Basics, Updates and Best Practices," Co-Presenter, CLE Seminar for In-House Pharmaceutical Legal Department (June 2012)
  • "U.S. and California Supreme Court Game-Changing Cases of 2011 and Beyond: How Will They Impact Your Business?," Speaker, Roundtable Presentation, Snell & Wilmer, Costa Mesa, CA (April 2012)
  • "Washington in the West Conference," Speaker, sponsored by Los Angeles Intellectual Property Law Association (February 14, 2012)
  • "Building a Strong Patent Portfolio - Five Tips to Stay Ahead of the Game," Author, Orange County Business Journal (July 11, 2011)
  • "Patent Litigation: The New Normal, Panelist, Be On Your Offensive Game: Managing Intellectual Property Litigation Costs With a Team Approach," Association of Corporate Counsel SoCal, Long Beach, CA (June 2011)
  • "Faster Pace at U.S. Patent Office Seen as Boost for IP," Author, Orange County Business Journal (January 23, 2011)
  • "Recent California Decision Reinforces Need for Drafting High Quality Patents," Author, Los Angeles Intellectual Property Law Association (March 2005)
  • "Outsourcing Technology Overseas? Ten Tips to Help Safeguard Your Intellectual Property," Author, Orange County Business Journal (August 9, 2004)
  • "Safeguarding IP Overseas," Author, California Lawyer Magazine (June 2004)

  • Southern California Super Lawyers®, Rising Stars Edition, Intellectual Property (2006-2007)

  • Stout Uxa Buyan & Mullins LLP, Associate
  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP, Associate
  • Townsend and Townsend and Crew LLP, Associate

  • California
  • United States Patent and Trademark Office

  • Supreme Court of California
  • United States District Court, Central District of California
  • United States District Court, Northern District of California
  • United States Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit