David Jafari

David Jafari

Jafari Law Group
  • Intellectual Property, Business Law, Employment Law
  • California, District of Columbia
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www.jafarilawgroup.com _______ David Jafari opened the doors to Jafari Law Group in 2005. His practice has focused primarily on intellectual property, business law, and employment matters. In regard to intellectual property, Mr. Jafari has helped secure dozens of patents and dozens of trademarks for various clients, including individuals and business entities. Furthermore, Mr. Jafari has represented clients in over seventy litigation cases dealing with business, employment, and intellectual property related issues. Mr. Jafari has also served as a mediator and has helped clients settle cases outside of court. He holds a Certificate in Mediation from the Orange County Human Relations Council, and is a part of the Mandatory Fee Arbitration committee of the Orange County Bar Association. Prior to establishing his own practice, Mr. Jafari worked in Washington DC for four years as an associate trial attorney in the intellectual property, media, and technology groups at McDermott Will & Emery, an international law firm with a diversified business practice. He also gained experience as an associate patent attorney by drafting and prosecuting technological patent applications for Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman, a national law firm. Previous to attending law school, Mr. Jafari received a BS in Electrical Engineering with an emphasis in Computer Science, and an MS in Communications Engineering with an emphasis in Coding Theory from George Washington University (GWU). Mr. Jafari also speaks fluent Farsi, and his practice also takes Spanish speaking clients.

Education
Western State College of Law at Argosy University
J.D. (1999) | Law
Class Rank – 3/122. Received the highest grades in the following classes: Contracts II, Civil Procedure I, UCC Sales, Professional Skills II, Evidence Practice, and Negotiations.
Honors: cum laude
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George Washington University - Mount Vernon campus
M.S. (1983) | Communications Engineering
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George Washington University - Mount Vernon campus
B.S. (1981) | Electrical Engineering
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Professional Experience
Patent Attorney
McDermott Will & Emery, LLP
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Member of the Intellectual Property, Media, and Technology practice group. Concentrated on patent infringement litigation.
Patent Attorney
Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman, LLP
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Drafted and prosecuted patent applications for inventions related to computer memory hierarchy, compiler optimization software, and speech recognition technologies.
Clerkship
Chambers of the Honorable Justice Sonenshine of the California Court of Appeal
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Researched and drafted six court opinions (three civil and three criminal). Evaluated briefed issues and exercised analytical skills. Recited the facts of each case in a concise, readable, and narrative form. Applied the relevant law to arrive at a well-reasoned decision.
Founder and CEO
QualityPlus
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Founded QualityPlus, an importer and distributor of fresh-cut flowers from South America and Europe. Negotiated and drafted sales contracts with foreign and domestic suppliers and buyers. Navigated the regulatory framework governing the Department of Commerce, US Customs, and the Department of Agriculture.
Sales Engineer
American Power Conversion Corporation
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Managed technical sales for Uninterruptible Power Supplies. Presented sales and marketing materials at national trade shows to Fortune 500 companies. Negotiated distributorship agreements with national and regional resellers.
Managing Partner
Laser Courier Inc
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Managed operations of courier service. Hired and trained drivers and sales force. Designed and implemented marketing plans.
Computer Engineer
Gould Electronics
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Designed, developed, and tested the Dual Ported Integrated Memory Module for the Gould 3297 mainframe computers.
Publications
Articles & Publications
Pre-filing Infringement Analysis is “Key Factor” to Avoiding Rule 11 Sanctions
Intellectual Property
Temporary Presence in US Defense Prevails
Intellectual Property
Disclosure Requirements for § 112
Intellectual Property
Plain Meaning Rule Preempts Description of Preferred Embodiment
Intellectual Property
Means-Plus Function Elements: Where (and how) to find “Corresponding Structure”
Intellectual Property
Certifications
Certificate in Mediation
Orange County Human Relations Council
Professional Associations
State Bar of California # 207881
Member
Current
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Orange County Human Relations Council
Mediator
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Activities: Regularly mediate cases before the Small Claims Court in Orange County.
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Orange County Bar Association
Arbitrator
- Current
Activities: Help to settle fee disputes.
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District of Columbia Bar
Member
- Current
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
California
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District of Columbia
District of Columbia Bar
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9th Circuit
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D.C. Circuit
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Fees
  • Free Consultation
    100% free initial consultation.
  • Credit Cards Accepted
    Our firm accepts all major credit cards.
  • Contingent Fees
Practice Areas
  • Intellectual Property
  • Business Law
  • Employment Law
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
  • Farsi: Spoken, Written
  • Spanish: Spoken, Written
Websites & Blogs
Website
Patent, Trademark, Copyright, Labor, and Business Attorney
Contact & Map
Aliso Viejo Location (Main Office)
120 Vantis, Suite 430
Aliso Viejo, CA 92656
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Century City Location
10250 Constellation Boulevard, Suite 2300
Los Angeles, CA 90067
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Irvine Location
8105 Irvine Center Drive, 9th Floor
Irvine, CA 92618
USA
Anaheim Hills Location
155 North Riverview Drive
Anaheim Hills, CA 92808
USA
Huntington Beach Location
17011 Beach Boulevard, Suite 900
Huntington Beach, CA 92610
USA