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Mavis Gallenson

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

Mavis Gallenson is a Partner of Ladas & Parry resident in the firm’s Los Angeles office. She is a member of the California State Bar and a registered U.S. patent attorney.

Mavis has practiced patent and trademark law both in the U.S. and Germany. She received her B.S. and J.D. degrees from the University of Utah and studied electrical engineering at the University of California, Los Angeles and La Jolla.

She has over twenty years of practice in the field of intellectual property law and is experienced in the prosecution of patents and trademarks around the world. She has lectured on various aspects of intellectual property law in both the U.S. and abroad, is a past lecturer on PCT practice through Silicon Valley Seminars, the author of the book “The PCT and The PCT Practice” and is past Chair of the Intellectual Property Section of the State Bar of California Executive Committee. Mavis is also past Chair of and liaison to the California State Bar Patent Standing Committee and past member of the California State Bar Council of Sections.

Mavis is a member of AIPLA, LAIPLA, ABA, FICPI and LES.

In her free time, she enjoys tennis, skiing, kayaking, reading, physical fitness, and working with animals.

Education

University of Utah (B.S. 1975)
University of Utah (J.D. 1978)

Practice Areas
  • Patents – Electrical Engineering, Physics, Mechanical Engineering
  • Trademarks
  • Designs
  • Copyrights
  • Transactions
  • Trade Secrets
Admissions

California
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office – Registered Patent Attorney

Key Industries
  • Chip manufacture
  • Mechanical devices
  • Digital devices
  • Analog devices
  • Aeronautical equipment
Associations & Organizations

American Bar Association (ABA)
Licensing Executives Society (LES)
American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA)
Los Angeles Intellectual Property Law Association (LAIPLA)
The State Bar of California (CSB)

Past Chair of the Intellectual Property Section of the State Bar of California Executive Committee
Past Chair of and liaison to the California State Bar Patent Standing Committee
Past member of the California State Bar Council of Sections

Publications & Presentations

Covering All Bases: PCT Considerations, with USPTO representative Charlie Pearson, National Association of Patent Practioners annual meeting, Washington, D.C., July 22, 2014

The PCT and The PCT Practice, (A Learning Manual Regarding PCT Practice)
Silicon Valley Seminars, Former Lecturer
Mavis has lectured extensively on behalf of many organizations including, but not limited to, AIPLA FICPI, the State Bar of California, NAPP, and the VARD Conservation Board.