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Education: Tufts University (B.S.E.E.); Boston College Law School (J.D.).

Background: Practicing patent attorney since 1966; President, Boston Patent Law Association 1981; President, San Diego Patent Law Association 1985-1986; U.S. Bar/EPO Liaison Council, Recording Secretary 1988-2001, Vice Chairman 1999-2001, Chairman 2000-2002.
Bar Memberships: California; Massachusetts; U.S. Supreme Court; Federal, 1st and 9th Circuits Courts of Appeals; California and Massachusetts Federal District Courts; United States Patent and Trademark Office.

Member: State Bar of California; American Intellectual Property Law Association; San Diego Intellectual Property Law Association; San Diego County Bar Association; North County Bar Association (San Diego); World Trade Center of San Diego; Imperial County Bar Association; Boston Patent Law Association; International Trademark Association (INTA); International Federation of Intellectual Property Attorneys (FICPI); Carlsbad Chamber of Commerce; El Centro Chamber of Commerce; Panel Member, American Arbitration Association.

Practice Areas: All aspects of Intellectual Property including, Patent, Trademark Counseling, Prosecution, Licensing, and Litigation.



Education: University of California at San Diego (PhD Physics). California State University San Diego (MBA). University of San Diego Law School (JD). He served as in-house counsel for the biomedical device firm 4-D Neuroimaging for the past 11 years, with responsibility for all intellectual property matters. He also served that firm as vice-president for engineering, vice-president for operations, and corporate secretary. He directed a clinical research program to prove device effectiveness at the Scripps Clinic. His fields of specialization include physics, mathematics, mechanical and electrical engineering, and regulatory law for medical devices.

Background: Eugene C. Hirschkoff has been practicing patent and trademark law since 1998.

Bar Admissions: State Bar of California; registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

Memberships: American Bar Association; American Physical Society; San Diego County Bar Association.