Mavis Gallenson is a retired Senior Partner of Ladas & Parry and is presently Of Counsel 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 University of California, San Diego.
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.