Jose V. Luna focuses his practice on intellectual property, with a particular emphasis on patent prosecution in technologies relating to chemistry and life sciences.
Prior to joining the firm as a CLS attorney, Mr. Luna worked as an attorney for a top-ranked intellectual property law firm in the Silicon Valley where he drafted patent applications relating to social networking and internet technology, data processing, content management, data mining, machine learning, web analytics and business methods. Mr. Luna was also a legal consultant at a San Francisco Bay Area biotech company specializing in the development and commercialization of biological markers for early detection of metabolic diseases, where he provided federal and state regulatory compliance counsel and patent due diligence analyses. Mr. Luna was previously a summer associate and paralegal with the firm, gaining broad experience in patent prosecution, patent litigation and complex commercial litigation. Prior to entering the legal profession, Mr. Luna was a research assistant with an environmental physiology lab at UC Berkeley where he investigated the effects of environmental conditions on physiological processes.
While attending law school, Mr. Luna received the Moot Court award for Best Brief and CALI and Witkin Awards for academic excellence.
University of California, Hastings College of the Law J.D. (2008) CALI Award, Witkin Award
University of California, Berkeley B.A. (1998) Psychology, emphasis in Biological Psychology
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit (2009)
U.S. District Court for the Central District of California (2009)
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California (2009)
American Bar Association, Section of Intellectual Property Law, Member
Pancreatic Cancer Action Network (PanCAN), Volunteer
While we are pleased to have you contact us by telephone, surface mail, electronic mail, or by facsimile transmission, contacting Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP or any of its attorneys does not create an attorney-client relationship. The formation of an attorney-client relationship requires consideration of multiple factors, including possible conflicts of interest. An attorney-client relationship is formed only when both you and the Firm have agreed to proceed with a defined engagement.
DO NOT CONVEY TO US ANY INFORMATION YOU REGARD AS CONFIDENTIAL UNTIL A FORMAL CLIENT-ATTORNEY RELATIONSHIP HAS BEEN ESTABLISHED.
If you do convey information, you recognize that we may review and disclose the information, and you agree that even if you regard the information as highly confidential and even if it is transmitted in a good faith effort to retain us, such a review does not preclude us from representing another client directly adverse to you, even in a matter where that information could be used against you.