San Diego patent attorneys

Experienced intellectual property lawyers in the heart of Southern California’s innovative ecosystem

IP protection from San Diego to Los Angeles and beyond

Our San Diego office is home to seasoned intellectual property attorneys with decades of experience in patent prosecution and litigation. The team’s backgrounds span the tech industry spectrum, ranging from a previous in-house counsel for a major telecommunications company to a former systems engineer for the nation’s top military defense contractors.

The IP lawyers at our San Diego office have the technical know-how to serve Southern California’s thriving high-tech industries, including:

See a full list of our technical specialties

The personal attention of boutique IP attorneys with the resources of a nationally renowned firm

We’re dedicated to one-on-one service and developing relationships with our clients. Our San Diego team prioritizes in-person meetings and travels to meet with clients face-to-face whenever possible. We understand the pressures and challenges in-house attorneys face — our priority is minimizing their stress by providing efficient service and strategic counseling with a personal touch.

Our San Diego patent lawyers can help you navigate every stage of the IP process, including:

No patent application is too complex for our team. We know what examiners at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) look for, and that understanding guides our approach to drafting patent applications efficiently and strategically, each and every time.


Call Patterson + Sheridan’s San Diego office at (877) 623-4844 to get started.

Related Team:

Kun Chen

Technical Advisor

Siamak Hefazi


Jonathan Howell


Michael Pate

Of Counsel

Kelley Sheehan


Mitch Walsh

Patent Agent

Sepp Zangeneh