Randy Omid focuses his practice on US and foreign patent protection for large established companies and startup companies. He applies his prior experience as a senior engineer to advise clients on all aspects of intellectual property, including matters related to patent preparation and prosecution, reexamination, licensing, infringement, trade secrets, acquisitions and competitive analysis.
Randy has extensive experience in the strategic planning, development and management of global IP portfolios tailored to individual clients' business needs. For startups, he builds patent portfolios that attract venture funding and deters competitors from asserting patent infringement. For established companies, Randy collaborates with foreign counsel to secure patents across the world, including in Australia, China, Germany, India, Japan, Korea and the UK.
Randy has experience in a range of technologies, including software systems and processes, electronic circuits, mechanical devices and medical devices. He represents companies in consumer electronics, multimedia distribution systems, payment networks, internet-based technologies and network architecture.
Randy also has vast experience in post-grant proceedings, such as ex parte reexaminations, and in conducting oral arguments in appeals before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board.
J.D., University of California, Hastings College of the Law
magna cum laude
M.E., Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of California, San Diego
B.S., Electrical Engineering, University of California, San Diego
Before entering the practice of law, Randy was a senior engineer at a major semiconductor company, where he developed and commercialized cellular communication and multimedia encoder/decoder technologies.