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Kilpatrick Townsend’s Electrical Engineering & Software Team Grows in San Diego
Partner James Sze Joins Firm
SAN DIEGO (January 29) – Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton announced today the addition of James Sze to the firm's Intellectual Property Department in the San Diego office. Mr. Sze joins as a partner in the firm’s Electrical Engineering & Software (EES) Team.
"We are very excited to start the new year with the addition of James to the EES Team,” said San Diego Office Managing Partner William Shaffer. “His interdisciplinary practice experience, extensive technology background, and strong ties to the San Diego business community make him a great fit with the firm’s value-driven approach and technology-based clientele.”
"It’s an honor to join Kilpatrick Townsend’s EES Team and internationally-recognized Intellectual Property Department,” said James Sze. “The firm’s international reach, rich multidisciplinary experience, and strong resources will greatly benefit and serve the broader needs of our mutual clients."
Mr. Sze focuses his practice on intellectual property law. His work includes strategic patent portfolio management, identifying technology for IP protection, auditing in-house intellectual property management practices, and both patent prosecution and patent litigation. As a registered patent attorney with over 20 years of experience, Mr. Sze has counseled clients in a variety of technologies, including analog and digital circuits, natural language processing, semiconductors, optics, ultraviolet/laser equipment, image processing, hard disk drives, radio-frequency antennas, nano devices, microprocessor design, computer networking, encryption and data compression, computer simulation, and business methods.
Mr. Sze holds a J.D. from the University of San Diego School of Law; an M.S. in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of California, San Diego; and a B.S. in both Electrical Engineering/Computer Science and Materials Science Engineering from the University of California at Berkeley. Prior to joining private practice, Mr. Sze worked as an engineer at Qualcomm.
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