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Laurence H. Pretty

Laurence H. Pretty, Esq

Pasadena, CA, USA

Laurence H. Pretty has a solo patent practice in Los Angeles, focused on serving as consultant and expert witness, acting as an ADR provider, and writing opinions on patents. For many years, he was a trial lawyer with the firm of Pretty & Schroeder P.C., an L.A. patent litigation boutique, and subsequently was a partner in Hogan & Hartson LLP. He has tried many patent cases for companies of all sizes before juries and to the court. He has also maintained a continuous involvement in patent prosecution. Mr. Pretty was a law clerk at the U.S. Court of Customs and Patent Appeals and taught as an adjunct lecturer in patent law at U.C.L.A. Law School. He has been Chair of the IP Section of the California State Bar and a Director of AIPLA. He received an engineering degree from the Imperial College of Science and Technology, U.K., and a law degree from George Washington University Law School. Since 1996, he has been continuously listed in the publication Best Lawyers in America.

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