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Joseph M. Kobzeff


Phone: (323)934-2300 | Fax: (323)934-0202

Joseph M. Kobzeff is an attorney in the Los Angeles office of Ladas & Parry.

He has practiced intellectual property law for over seven years and has experience in patent prosecution, litigation, licensing, and clearance studies. He has contributed to the book, Pre-litigation Patent Enforcement, on matters related to insurance, indemnification by sellers, and collateral estoppel. Prior to practicing law, Joseph spent several years in research and development at Merck, Monsanto, CP Kelco, and Martek Biosciences.

Representative technologies in which Joseph has practiced include medical devices, chemicals, pharmaceuticals, medical diagnostics, biotechnology, laboratory equipment, exercise equipment, automotive accessories, biofuels and green technology.


University of California, Berkeley (B.S.Ch.E., 1982)
University of Virginia School of Law (J.D., 2006)

Practice Areas
  • Patents – Chemical Engineering
  • U.S. Litigation
  • Licensing

U.S. Patent and Trademark Office – Registered Patent Attorney
US District Court of the Central District of California

Key Industries
  • Medical Devices
  • Chemical/Biotech
  • Nanotechnology
Publications & Presentations

STEM Education and It’s Significance to Innovation and Intellectual Property, Great Minds in STEM – Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA  June 27, 2013
Intellectual Property 101, A Brief Intellectual Property Primer, Los Angeles Paralegal Association, Los Angeles, CA  November 11, 2013