Brian D. Hickman, Partner

(408) 414-7490

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IP Strategy

Mr. Hickman concentrates his practice on patent, IP strategy, licensing and technology development matters. He has worked in the IP field since 1991, primarily advising companies in the fields of computer and software-based inventions. Sub-specialties include databases, digital video, search engines, personal digital assistants, smart phones, e-commerce, cryptography, and digital imaging.








Professional Background


2000-Present Hickman Palermo Becker Bingham LLP
1994–1999 Private practice—Silicon Valley law firms
1991–1993 Private practice – Wisconsin law firm


Educational Background


1991, J.D. Boalt Hall School of Law, University of California, Berkeley
1988, B.S. Computer Science (Cum Laude)
Brigham Young University, Provo.

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