Kirk D. Wong, Partner
Mr. Wong specializes in intellectual property law, with an emphasis in patent prosecution, intellectual property counseling, and strategic planning, with special emphasis on computer and software-based inventions. He has assisted in the formation of in-house patent programs for several clients.
Mr. Wong drafted and prosecuted patents for TiVo Inc. that were the main patents in suit for TiVo Inc. v. EchoStar Communications Corp. and TiVo Inc. v. AT&T Inc., resulting in judgments and settlements of over $900 million.
Mr. Wong was a software engineer for eleven years, specializing in real time systems. He has developed software in the fields of telecommunications, Global Positioning Systems, laser printers, artificial intelligence, high-security entry systems, databases, and military applications.
|2003–Present||Hickman Palermo Truong Becker Bingham Wong LLP|
|2000–2003||Private practice—Silicon Valley law firm|
|1999–2000||IP Counsel, TiVo Inc.|
|1996–1999||Private practice—Silicon Valley Law firm|
|J.D.||Golden Gate University School of Law|
University of California, Santa Barbara
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