THE

MORALES

LAW FIRM

Business and Intellectual Property Counsel

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DAVID MORALES

Principal Attorney

David Morales is experienced in a wide variety of business and technology transactions, patent, trademark, copyright, and trade secret protection, labor and employment, as well as in cannabis and hemp matters.

Mr. Morales has litigated business and intellectual property matters in the California Courts, in the United States District Courts in several states, as well as before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board.  

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MAY LIN DEHAAN

Of Counsel

May Lin DeHaan is an experienced patent and trademark attorney who handles all patent prosecution for the Firm. Ms. DeHaan has prosecuted patents domestically and internationally covering a broad array of technology, including software, electronics, biotechnology and mechanical inventions.

 

OUR PRACTICES

Whatever your legal needs, we have the resources and legal experience to help your business. 
See our services below, and contact us for a consultation.

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INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY PROTECTION

We assist clients in commercializing their most valuable intangible assets through patent, trademark, copyright, and trade secret protections. 
Once such protections are in place, we assist clients in maximizing the return on those investments through appropriate sale, licensing, non-disclosure, and other intellectual property agreements, as well as enforcement.

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LITIGATION AND

MEDIATION

We represent clients in both federal and state courts, and before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board. 

We have experience in 

commercial disputes, contract enforcement, real estate matters, intellectual property protection, as well as wage and

discrimination claims.

We are proud to offer mediation services in a variety of business and intellectual property disputes.

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GENERAL BUSINESS COUNSEL

We serve as general counsel to businesses on all matters of business operations, from formation through business transactions, and commercial litigation. 
We are also experienced in handling a broad range of real estate, labor, and employment matters.

 

OUR EXPERIENCE

David Morales

     David Morales has represented clients in technology, real estate development, health care, agriculture, e-commerce, entertainment, publishing, and visual arts matters.  Mr. Morales has litigated real estate, business, and intellectual property matters in the California Superior Courts, in the United States District Courts in several states, as well as before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board.  As outside general counsel, Mr. Morales is experienced in a variety of real estate, business and technology transactions, trademark and copyright enforcement, as well as in labor contract negotiations, and employment discrimination matters.

 

     Prior to law school, Mr. Morales earned a degree in Civil Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and a graduate degree in Economic Policy from the  Woodrow  Wilson  School  at  Princeton   University. 

Mr. Morales subsequently worked in civil engineering and in international development prior to returning to the United States to attend law school.

     Following law school, Mr. Morales served as a Staff Attorney with the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, where he handled a variety of intellectual property, taxation, civil rights and immigration appeals.  Mr. Morales then practiced business and intellectual property law with two of the leading firms on the Central Coast.  

 

     Mr. Morales is the former Vice-Chairperson of the Trade Secrets Committee of the California State Bar, Intellectual Property Section.  Mr. Morales is admitted to practice before the United States Federal Courts for the Northern and Central Districts of California, the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, and the California Supreme Court.

May Lin DeHaan

 

     Ms. DeHaan is an experienced patent and trademark attorney who handles all patent prosecution for the Firm. Ms. DeHaan has prosecuted patents domestically and internationally covering a broad array of technology, including software, electronics, biotechnology and mechanical inventions.

     Prior to becoming an attorney, Ms. DeHaan received a Bachelor of Science degree in Aerospace Engineering from the University of Southern California, and had an extensive career as an aerospace engineer for Rockwell International, Inc. As an engineer, Ms. DeHaan developed improvements to structural optimization software for conceptual aircraft design, and researched polymer and ceramic applications for the Rockwell International Science Center.

 

     Ms. DeHaan earned her Juris Doctor degree from Southwestern University School of Law and worked as a patent attorney for law firms in Southern California and on California's Central Coast. Ms. DeHaan has extensive experience prosecuting patents, domestically and internationally, in a wide variety of technologies, including software, semiconductors, consumer electronics, digital signal processing, light emitting diodes (LEDs), chemistry, materials science, biomedical inventions, mechanical devices, optics, telecommunications, as well as e-commerce and other business methods. Ms. DeHaan also has experience in patentability and non-infringement opinion work, IP portfolio management, and licensing.

     Ms. DeHaan is a member of the Intellectual Property Section of the California State Bar, and is admitted to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), the Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO), and the California Supreme Court. Ms. DeHaan has been inducted into the Sigma Gamma Tau Aerospace Honor Society and received the American Jurisprudence Award for Legal Research and Writing.

 

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The Morales Law Firm is licensed in California only. 

177 Park Avenue, Suite 200
San Jose, California 95113

Telephone: (888) 836-0880

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177 Park Avenue, Suite 200

San Jose, California 95113

Telephone: (888) 836-0880

Moraleslaw1@gmail.com

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