Steve Bachmann is the founder of Bachmann Law Group and specializes in patent and intellectual property matters. For over 15 years, Steve‘s practice has focused on using domestic and international intellectual property acquisition, enforcement, and licensing to provide individualized intellectual property counseling and strategies that are tailored to each client’s business goals.
Steve counsels clients on prosecution of U.S. and foreign patent and trademark applications, implementing trade secret programs, and global enforcement and defense of his client’s patents. He has represented clients in all aspects of patent development, including acceleration, reissue, reexamination, appeals, and post-grant review. Steve also counsels clients on intellectual property (IP) portfolio development and strategy, licensing and technology transfer negotiation and drafting, open source, competitor IP analysis and investigations, IP related due diligence, and providing opinion letters regarding non-infringement and invalidity.
Steve has a broad range of substantial experience in technology including Internet architecture, application server architecture, cloud-based computing systems, encryption and network security, Internet and casino gaming technology, semiconductor materials, devices and fabrication, laser systems, optical systems, VoIP, antennas, propagation and wireless technologies, digital signal processing, power and battery systems, energy systems, control systems, artificial intelligence, computer systems, peripherals, architecture, and components, memory storage systems, clean technology, solar power systems, nano-technology, medical devices and other areas of software and hardware.
Prior to working in the legal field, Steve worked as a Design Engineer with National Semiconductor in Santa Clara, CA, where he designed integrated circuits in the company’s Audio Technology Group. Steve lives in the Bay Area and enjoys biking, swimming, movies and cooking for his wife and son.