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Contact: (310) 201-3517
Law School: Loyola Law School
Jurisdictions: State Bar of California
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
U.S. Supreme Court

OVERVIEW

Practice Areas
  • Appeals & Appellate
  • Entertainment & Sports
  • Intellectual Property
  • International Law
  • Trademarks
  • Patents
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
State Bar of California 
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office 
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit 
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit 
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit 
U.S. Supreme Court  
Languages
 SpokenWritten
English  
Professional Experience
Partner, Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP
Current
Education
Loyola Law SchoolJ.D.
Honors: cum laude top 4%
Indiana University, BloomingtonM.S.
University of California - Los AngelesB.S.
Awards
Southern California Super Lawyer, Super Lawyers
From 2006-2007, 2009, and 2013-2015 (Corporate Counsel Edition in 2009, 2010, and 2013; Business Edition in 2014)
Top Rated Lawyer in Appellate Law, Martindale-Hubbell
Who's Who in LA Law: Angelenos to Know in Intellectual Property Law, Los Angeles Business Journal
Southern California Super Lawyer, Los Angeles Magazine
Top Intellectual Property Attorneys, Los Angeles Business Journal
Award, California Lawyers for the Arts
AV Rating, Martindale-Hubbell
Highest Award, Chinese Society of Inventions
Top 30 Intellectual Property Attorneys in California, Daily Journal
Speaking Engagements
  • Dissecting the U.S. Trademark Application Date Range, International Trademark Association Roundtable
    International Trademark Association (INTA)
  • IP and Employment Law Pitfalls in Monitoring and Restricting Employee Behavior Online, JMBM Alumni MCLE Webinar
  • Doing Business in Canada, the United States and Mexico, North American Trademark Summit
  • The Third Screen: Wearable Media, ABA Forum on the Entertainment and Sports Industries, Ritz Carlton in Marina del Rey, CA
    American Bar Association
  • Managing Global Enforcement Matters, Roundtable
    International Trademark Association (INTA)
Professional Associations
, Licensing Executives Society
Current
Member and Past President, UCLA Association of Chemists and Biochemists
Current
, American Bar Association
Current
, Los Angeles County Bar Association
Current
, American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA)
Current
Parody Subcommittee of the Emerging Issues Committee, International Trademark Association (INTA)
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Board of Governors, Loyola Law School
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WEBSITES & BLOGS

Website: Rod S. Berman's Website Profile
Website: Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP Website

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