Ted Apple focuses his practice on patent acquisition and counseling. He prosecutes patents for clients in the U.S. and abroad, and provides patentability, patent validity, infringement, and freedom-to-operate counseling to assist clients in business planning. Dr. Apple also conducts portfolio analysis in connection with licensing and venture capital financing.

Dr. Apple has experience in a number of technical and legal areas, including molecular biology, immunology, genetics, pharmaceutical formulation and re-purposing strategies, biologics, diagnostics, and microfluidics.

Prior to practicing law, Dr. Apple was a post-doctoral fellow in the Department of Cardiovascular Research at Genentech, Inc.


  • University of California, Boalt Hall School of Law, J.D.
  • University of California, Berkeley, Ph.D.
  • University of California, Berkeley, B.A.

Bar Admissions

  • California (1996)


  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (1992)

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