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Vince assists clients in a variety of intellectual property and corporate matters, with a special focus on intellectual property transactions, including technology transfer and licensing, research transactions and operations, and global IP portfolio management. Vince draws on his doctorate-level education and litigation experience to advise innovators and growth-driven companies in various industries, including life sciences, high tech, and fashion.
My practice is dedicated to helping both life sciences and high-tech clients create and implement IP strategies. I mainly focus on IP portfolio development and other corporate transactions, license agreements, and pre-litigation positioning. I also specialize in regulatory tech and life science research for academic institutions regarding technology transactions. Representative technologies in my practice include LEDs, software, telecom, GPS, semiconductors, computer chips, biotech, pharmaceutical, nutraceutical, and mechanical arts.
I help innovators and emerging companies grow their businesses by formulating strategies to protect and monetize their intellectual property as they bring their concepts to the marketplace. My work in this area includes IP licensing, IP enforcement, and other agreements.
*Experience included prior to joining Nixon Peabody
Innovation drives growth. Strategically developing and licensing IP grants innovators the leverage to disrupt the market and lead their industries.
An NP team led by Los Angeles Intellectual Property partners Seth Levy and Shawn Hansen on Monday expanded its groundbreaking patent enforcement campaign on behalf of the Regents of the University of California (UC). The following articles cover the new complaint, filed with the U.S. International Trade Commission, which seeks an investigation into the unauthorized importation and sale after importation of UC’s patented filament LED lighting technology by General Electric, Savant Systems, Feit Electric, Home Depot, Ikea, and Satco Products.
In addition to Seth and Shawn, the NP team includes Washington, DC Intellectual Property partner Evan Langdon; Los Angeles Intellectual Property partners Staci Riordan, Vincent Yip and Peter Wied, and associate Vince Capati; Chicago Intellectual Property associates Paulina Starostka and Angelo Christopher; San Francisco Complex Commercial Disputes associate Tracy Ickes; and Los Angeles patent specialist Jason Moore.
District of Columbia
U.S. Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit
U.S. District Court, Central District of California
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Texas
University of New Hampshire Franklin Pierce School of Law, J.D.
University of Southern California, M.S.
University of Southern California, Pharm.D.
University of California, Davis, B.S., Biological Sciences
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