Experience: Kenneth D’Alessandro’s experience includes all aspects of intellectual property law, including preparing, prosecuting, and litigating patents, patent validity and infringement opinions, trademarks, trade secrets, and copyrights, as well as related licensing and transactions. His technical expertise includes analog and digital integrated circuits, semiconductor structures and fabrication processes, gaming and entertainment devices, systems and methods, antennas and other RF technologies, communication systems, MIDI systems, materials processing, medical instruments and systems, and neural networks. He is a named inventor on several patents. Prior to his legal career, Ken also managed his own company that designed multimedia control systems, and worked as an electronics engineer and audio engineer.
Prior to joining Cislo & Thomas, Ken was an attorney at Leech Tishman and The Webb Law Firm. His career has also included founding and managing his own intellectual property firms for almost 20 years, and serving as the head of the Patent Practice Group at a large Southwest regional law firm in Nevada, Arizona, New Mexico and California. At the beginning of his career, Ken held a clerkship with The Honorable Giles S. Rich of the U.S. Court of Customs & Patent Appeals.
Ken currently serves as an adjunct professor of law at Baylor Law School in Waco, Texas.
Education: J.D., The University of California, Los Angeles School of Law
B.A. in Physical Sciences (Physics Concentration), cum laude, San Francisco State University
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
U.S. Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
U.S. Court of Federal Claims
U.S. Court of International Trade
U.S. District Court, District of Nevada
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California
U.S. District Court, Central District of California
U.S. District Court, Northern District of California