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Craig R. Kaufman

Freitas Tseng & Kaufman LLP

Redwood Shores, CA, USA


Craig Kaufman is a partner at Freitas Tseng & Kaufman LLP. His practice focuses on patent infringement litigation in District Courts and before the International Trade Commission.  Mr. Kaufman has appeared at trial in actions involving a wide range of technologies, including genetically modified plants; identification of new DNA sequences; computer thermal management; and memory technology. 

Prior to joining FTK, Mr. Kaufman was a Partner at Orrick, and an Associate Solicitor at the United States Patent and Trademark Office (PTO), where he represented the Commissioner of Patents and Trademarks in District Court and before the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. During his two years at the PTO, Mr. Kaufman prepared more than 10 appellate briefs and personally argued five cases before the Federal Circuit. He also assisted in the preparation of the Brief for the United States as amicus curiae before the U.S. Supreme Court in Warner-Jenkinson Co. v. Hilton Davis Chemical Co.

Mr. Kaufman has an A.B. from Occidental College in Chemistry and a M.S. in Chemistry from Duke University. He received his law degree from the George Washington University, where he graduated with high honors and was selected for Order of the Coif.
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