Anthony de Alcuaz
became Counsel to the Firm after a successful 37 year career as a trial lawyer and IP counselor. Tony’s practice is focused on intellectual property counseling and strategies, including those relating to litigation and trials, and intellectual property licensing and transactions. Tony has been involved in intellectual property disputes since 1978 and has successfully represented companies and individuals in patent, copyright, trademark, trade secret, unfair competition and related intellectual property disputes. Tony represented both plaintiffs and defendants in state and federal courts throughout the U.S. and in appeals to the Ninth Circuit, Federal Circuit and United States Supreme Court.
Tony has been recognized as a leader in Intellectual Property and the legal community, including in the 2012 and earlier editions of Chambers USA, which ranks U.S. attorneys based on client interviews and peer reviews, in PLC Which Lawyer? and in The Legal 500 United States for his extensive knowledge of trade secrets matters. Tony is a member of the bars of California, Texas (inactive), the Ninth Circuit, the Federal Circuit and the U.S. Supreme Court. Tony received his A.B. in Economics from the University of California, Santa Cruz, and his J.D. from Hastings College of the Law, University of California.