Mind + Muscle

technical minds + legal muscle

Sterne Kessler Goldstein Fox
Brian W. Lee

Mind + Muscle

Brian W. Lee

Of Counsel


Mr. Lee is an Of Counsel and is a member of the firm's Electronics Group. He focuses and counsels clients on all patent-related matters. His experience spans patent procurement, licensing, and enforcement. He has prepared and prosecuted numerous patent applications, negotiated and drafted various IP related agreements, litigated patent infringement actions in District Courts and at the ITC, handled post grant proceedings before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board, and conducted various IP-related due diligence including in connection with pre-suit investigations, patent asset acquisitions, and M&A transactions.

Prior to becoming an attorney, Mr. Lee focused on software engineering and has worked on enterprise and consumer products including proxy servers, network management tools, and cutting edge video games. Mr. Lee's technical strengths include computer architecture, computer graphics, Internet-related technologies, and all software-related technologies.

Mr. Lee has resided and worked in Korea and Japan.

  • Admissions
      • California

      • District of Columbia

      • New York

      • United States Patent and Trademark Office

      • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California

      • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California

  • Education
    • J.D., Georgetown University

    • B.S., Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, University of California, Berkeley with honors


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