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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 works closely with innovators and entrepreneurs to strategically secure and protect intellectual property rights.

She has worked with clients in the electronics, telecommunications, medical device, academic research, media and entertainment, fashion, beauty, and jewelry industries. Her versatility as an intellectual property attorney allows her to bring a holistic approach to developing a customized intellectual property strategy for each client.

With a background in electrical engineering and interest in a variety of other technology fields, Faustina’s skill set makes her especially well-suited to assist technology companies with patentability analysis, patent procurement, and patent infringement matters. She regularly counsels clients regarding utility and design patent protection in the U.S. and abroad.

Faustina also supports businesses in their brand protection efforts, by providing counseling 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.

Additionally, Faustina has wide-ranging experience in resolving Internet law matters involving domain name disputes and takedown of infringing material from e‑commerce sites, as well as obtaining and enforcing rights in creative content under applicable copyright laws.

Faustina has also been a guest lecturer on the topic of intellectual property at Loyola Marymount University and the University of Southern California.

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

  • Scientific Research & Development
  • Medical Devices
  • Software
  • Computers & Electronics
  • Telecommunications
  • Cosmetics
  • Apparel
experience
  • 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 of patents owned by third parties
  • Managed a portfolio of international trademarks for a global manufacturer and distributor of office supply 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
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