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Faustina Y. Lee

Counsel
Los Angeles, CA | D 213.430.3238 | F 213.430.3409
San Francisco, CA | D 415.617.2254 | F 415.617.2409
overview

Faustina Lee focuses her practice on all areas of intellectual property law.

She has worked with clients of all sizes in a variety of industries, including electronics, telecommunications, aerospace, medical devices, academic research, entertainment, apparel, jewelry, and the arts. Her versatility as an intellectual property attorney allows her to bring a holistic approach to securing and protecting clients’ intellectual property rights.

With a background in electrical engineering and experience with a variety of other technology fields, Faustina’s skill set makes her especially well suited to work closely with clients on patentability analysis, patent procurement, and infringement issues.

Faustina has also represented numerous clients in securing and enforcing trademark rights in their brands. In particular, she advises clients on selection and clearance of trademarks, prosecution of trademark applications before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, and enforcement of trademark rights in the marketplace.

Faustina has wide-ranging experience in resolving Internet law matters involving e‑commerce and domain name disputes, and obtaining and enforcing rights in creative content under applicable copyright laws.

When not in the office, Faustina enjoys traveling with family, reading, and experimenting with new recipes in her kitchen.

education & admissions

education

  • University of Southern California, Gould School of Law (J.D., 2010); National Moot Court Team, Top Ten Oralist; Moot Court Honors Program, Semifinalist; Intellectual Property & Technology Law Society, President
  • Loyola Marymount University (B.S. in Electrical Engineering, cum laude, 2006); Tau Beta Pi Engineering Honors Society

state admissions

  • California, 2010

federal admissions

  • United States Patent and Trademark Office
  • United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
  • United States District Court, Central District of California
services & industries

service areas

industries represented

  • Aerospace Products
  • Computers & Electronics
  • Medical Devices
  • Scientific Research & Development
  • Software
  • Telecommunications
experience

Representative Matters

  • Counseled a software development startup on developing an intellectual property strategy to fit their business objectives and budget
  • Prepared and prosecuted patent applications covering dynamic streaming of media content via an interactive media application
  • Provided patent prosecution relating to electronic display systems for a multinational electronics and appliances conglomerate
  • Prepared and prosecuted patent applications relating to contact center interaction management for a major telecommunications company
  • Counseled a medical device manufacturer on non-infringement issues
  • Managed a portfolio of international trademarks for a global manufacturer and distributor of adhesive and packaging products
  • Achieved takedown of infringing content from numerous e-commerce websites selling counterfeit goods
  • Assisted a restaurant chain with selecting and clearing names for a new restaurant
  • Secured copyright protection for a company’s retail website and related content
  • Advised a global fashion retailer regarding strategy for acquisition of domain names registered by unauthorized third parties
  • Successfully represented client in an international domain name dispute, resulting in a decision in the client’s favor
publications & events
honors
affiliations
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