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Meet Brian

K. Brian Bathurst

Senior Counsel

Intellectual Property Practice Group

650.812.3486
bbathurst@carrferrell.com
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Brian is Senior Counsel in the Intellectual Property Practice Group of Carr & Ferrell. Brian's experience includes patent and trademark prosecution, litigation and licensing.

Brian has extensive experience in several technological areas including biotechnology, pharmaceutical, medical device, hardware, software and e-commerce. Prior to practicing law, Brian held positions of increasing responsibility in the biochemical manufacturing, clinical research and strategic operations groups for Genentech, Inc. Having worked on the product development and market launches of Activase®, Nutropin®, Pulmozyme®, Actimmune® and Herceptin®, Brian's biopharmaceutical clients benefit from his industry experience.

Education
  • J.D., Santa Clara University School of Law, High Technology Law Certificate, honors
  • M.B.A., Leavey School of Business, Santa Clara University, Beta Gamma Sigma
  • B.S., University of California at Davis, Genetics
Admitted
  • State Bar of California
  • United States Patent & Trademark Office
  • United States District Court for the Northern, Eastern and Central Districts of California
Professional
  • State Bar of California - Intellectual Property Law Section
  • American Intellectual Property Law Association
  • Association of Business Trial Lawyers
  • American Bar Association – Intellectual Property Law Section
  • U. S. Patent & Trademark Office
Representative Patent Prosecution Matters
  • Representing Facebook, Inc. in patent prosecution matters
  • Representing Synthetic Genomics, Inc. in patent prosecution matters
  • Representing Sanger Boats, Inc. in patent prosecution matters
  • Representing AdMob, Inc. in patent prosecution matters
  • Representing Aurora Biofuels, Inc. in patent prosecution matters
  • Representing IronKey, Inc. in patent prosecution matter
Representative Patent Litigation Matters
  • Dr. James M. Swanson v. ALZA Corporation, U.S. District Court, Northern District of California, 4:12-cv-04579-PJH-KAW.
  • Kverneland Group California, Inc., Kverneland ASA and U.R. Machinery Pty Ltd. v. Korvan Industries, Inc. and Oxbo International Corp., U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California, CIV 04 5936 OWW SMS.
  • U.R. Machinery, Inc. v. Grapekist, Inc., U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California, CIV 03 5655 DLB.
  • Physician’s Choice of Arizona, Inc. v. SeSDERMA, Inc., U.S. District Court, District of Arizona, CIV 03 0260 PHX JAT.
  • Physician’s Choice of Arizona, Inc. v. Visual Changes Skin Care International, Inc., U.S. District Court, District of Arizona, CIV 03 0873 PHX RCB.
  • Visual Changes Skin Care International, Inc. and SeSDERMA, Inc. v. Physician’s Choice of Arizona, Inc., U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California, CIV 03 6119 AWI LJO.
  • Medex Inc v. ICU Medical Inc, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Ohio, 2:99-cv-00679-JDH-MRA.
Representative Trade Secret Litigation Matter
  • Trident Microsystems, Inc., Trident Technologies, Inc., Trident Multimedia Technologies Co., Ltd. v. VIA Technologies, Inc., S3 Graphics Co., Ltd., Santa Clara County Superior Court, CV 797788.
Representative Copyright Litigation Matters
  • Canterbury Music and Nuestra Music v. Music Talent International, U.S. District Court, Northern District of California, C 04 951 MMC.
  • De Young Communities, Inc. v. Cobblestone Creek, Inc., U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California, CIV 04 04-5923 REC SMS.
Representative Trademark Litigation Matters
  • In re County Bank, United States Patent and Trademark Office, Trademark Trial and Appeal Board, Serial No. 78/033,833.
  • CAT Scale Company v. Edward C. Hardin & Son Construction, Inc., U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California, CIV 04 04-6130 REC SMS.