San Jose, CA
Counselors to America's Small Business
I can help you with your intellectual property issues including patents, trademarks, copyright and trade secrets. I can also help you with
I spent 20 years managing the Intellectual Property Office of SRI International. During this time, I was instrumental in developing patent portfolios in diverse technologies that were the bases for several successful start-ups. I was a member of a team that prepared and negotiated agreements for protecting those rights and for commercialization of the technology —e.g., NDAs, license agreements, etc. Since joining SCORE, I have helped clients in a variety of different businesses with more general business matters—e.g., preparation of business plans, market research, employee relations, etc.
If you have concerns about any aspect of intellectual property important to your business-- process, strategy, cost, licensing, etc. , contact me.
JD: University of San Francisco, School of Law
MA and BA: California State University of San Francisco, School of Natural Sciences
UK - officer in Royal Air Force
2002 - Emigrated to the US.
2002 - Owner Mail Boxes Etc, Westminster, CA (Converted to The UPS Store, 2003)
2003 - Owner Mail Boxes Etc, Long Beach, CA (Converted to The UPS Store, 2003)
2006 - Owner Vin De Pays Wines, Long Beach CA
Practice of Law for 27 years with concentration in Business Law
President of small, closely held manufacturing company for 7 years
U.S. Naval Academy and Purdue University, 1972 BA Political Science
Indiana University - Indianapolis 1975, JD
Controller for a local coop for 6 years.
Worked with a variety of companies through my accounting firm which I owned and ran for over 25 years.
I have a degree in accounting from Drake University.
After college, I had a Private Practice of Law in Youngstown, Ohio. I then worked for the Ohio Attorney General in Columbus as a Federal Litigator representing the Ohio Correctional System.
In 1984 I took over my family business in Youngstown Ohio, Kravitz Delicatessen. I still run Kravitz Delicatessen and also started Kravitz Bagels full time.
I also teach Business Law at National College and volunteer with SCORE.
BA Political Science Ohio State University<br /> JD Case Western Reserve University