US Patent & Trademark Office
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Raymond is an experienced patent litigator who has handled diverse matters involving automotive lighting, biotechnology, polymer chemistry, and telecommunications. He has a bachelor’s degree in biochemistry and is also admitted to practice before the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office. Raymond has taken the lead role on the technical aspects of patent cases involving flame retardant artificial hair fibers, coenzyme Q10 (ubiquinol), and polyimide film on behalf of a global chemical products conglomerate. Raymond works closely with the technical experts in patent cases and is adept at conveying their analyses and opinions.
- Represents a global chemical products company in patent infringement matter involving the company’s patents on flame retardant polyester artificial hair fibers.
- Represented a global chemical products company in ITC Section 337 Investigation relating to infringement of the company’s patents on polyimide films and their manufacturing.
- Defended automotive wheel retailer against design patent infringement claims asserted by dominant competitor with extensive design patent portfolio.
- Defended Internet service provider against leading global fashion house asserting claims of contributory copyright and trademark infringement for unwitting provision of webhosting services to third party counterfeiters.
- Defended distributor of fireplace lighters against industry leader asserting claims of willful infringement of its utility patents on mandatory safety mechanisms.
- Represented leading automotive aftermarket part and accessory distributor in design patent, trade dress and trademark disputes with its competitors.
- Represented leading manufacturer of golf grips in patent infringement case against mass-market competitor.
- JD, Fordham University School of Law
- BS (Biochemistry), University of California, Los Angeles
- Author. “Don’t Just Hide Your Best Mode and Call it a Trade Secret,” August 23, 2021.
- Author. “Just Because the Patent Office Understood a Claim Term Does Not Mean that a Court Will: The Different Claim Construction Standards between the Patent Office and U.S. Courts Post-Nautilus,” Intellectual Property Today, January 2015.
- Author. “Just Because the Patent Office Understood a Claim Term Does Not Mean that a Court Will: The Different Claim Construction Standards between the Patent Office and U.S. Courts Post-Nautilus,” December 3, 2014.
- “Procopio law firm elevates five San Diego attorneys to partner,” San Diego Metro Daily Business Report, January 10, 2020.
- Scurria, Andrew. “Procopio Hires 5 IP Pros to Plant Flag in Silicon Valley,” Law 360, November 27, 2012.
- Ameera Butt. “Procopio boosts practices, adds new one,” Daily Journal, November 7, 2012.