Ryan Dean in OCBJ: “How to Protect Your IP When You Want to Manufacture in China”

Partner Ryan Dean published an article in the Orange County Business Journal’s Innovator the Year Awards issue on August 14, 2017: “How to Protect Your IP When You Want to Manufacture in China.”

Click here to view the article.  

Umberg/Zipser Adds Four and Strengthens Intellectual Property Practice

We are pleased to announce that Mei Tsang, Ryan Dean, Martin Fessenmaier, Ph.D, and Minyoung Shin, Ph.D. have joined the firm. Mei, Ryan, Martin and Minyoung all have deep experience with patent and trademark prosecution and licensing, both domestically and internationally, and will strengthen the firm’s Intellectual Property practice and help meet our clients’ needs to identify, procure, shepherd and defend their IP rights.

Mei and Ryan work with companies of all sizes – from small businesses to Fortune 500 institutions — both domestically and internationally.  Mei has an international practice focused on helping clients formulate their IP strategy, developing various IP assets, and shepherding their IP through various business cycles to achieve their business goals worldwide.  Ryan’s practice focuses in the areas of mechanical and aerospace engineering, process engineering, household and consumer products, medical devices, and fluid conditioning systems.  Both Mei and Ryan also have substantial experience with licensing, defense and enforcement of both patents and trademarks, including at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and in Federal Court. 

Martin is a senior patent agent with almost two decades of experience in domestic and international patent prosecution, working with clients in the fields of biochemistry and molecular biology, bioinformatics, medical devices, pharmaceutical chemistry, organic chemistry, electrochemistry, chemical engineering, and general mechanical arts.  In addition to preparing and prosecuting U.S., PCT, and foreign patent applications, Martin provides clients with patent portfolio analysis and IP strategy to ensure clients have and will obtain patent coverage that is relevant to their businesses.

Minyoung focuses her practice on trademark and patent prosecutions across various industries including pharmaceutical science, nutraceutical chemistry, biomedical devices, and chemical engineering.

Mei, Ryan, Martin, and Minyoung are all actively involved in a number of professional organizations, including the Orange County Bar Association, and the International Trademark Association, among others.  They share the firm’s core values –  teamwork, integrity, professionalism, and creativity – and our passion for helping our clients and the community. We are thrilled they have joined the Umberg/Zipser team. 

To see the firm’s press release announcing Mei’s and Ryan’s arrival, click here.