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Brandon Baum

Agility IP Law

Menlo Park, CA, USA

Brandon Baum has served as trial counsel in patent cases, patent licensing programs, mediations, and arbitrations, and has first-chaired numerous jury trials. He has litigated disputes involving such technologies as telecommunication devices (hardware and software), thin films, computer methods and software, microprocessors, smartcards, business methods, Java™, medical devices, cryptography and GPS devices. He also has extensive experience litigating business disputes, and has tried cases in federal, state and even bankruptcy courts. Brandon is an AV-rated attorney, a Northern California “Super Lawyer,” and is listed in Marquis Who’s Who.

For the past 10 years, Brandon has served as an Adjunct Professor of Law, teaching a course in patent litigation techniques at U.C. Hastings. He has also taught at Stanford’s Law and Business Schools, and Santa Clara Law School. He frequently serves as a court-appointed ENE and Mediator for IP cases, and is a regular contributor to PLI’s Patent Law Practice Center. Before moving to Silicon Valley, Brandon was a prosecutor specializing in homicide and gang violence cases. Away from the office, Brandon enjoys spending time with his three children, playing tennis badly and cracking wise.


J.D. 1985, University of California Hastings B.A 1982, University of California Berkeley

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