Oliver S. Bajracharya

Oliver S. Bajracharya

Partner
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626.795.9900
626.577.8800 fax
655 North Central Avenue
Suite 2300
Glendale, CA 91203

Oliver S. Bajracharya is a Partner in Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie’s Intellectual Property practice group. Domestic and international companies turn to Oliver for counsel for managing their intellectual property portfolios, including strategy, maintenance and enforcement of patents, trademarks, and copyrights.

Trademark and Patent Prosecution and Counseling

Oliver assists companies and individuals, both domestic and foreign, with all facets of patent prosecution and trademark and brand protection, including trademark clearance, strategy, and prosecution. His practice includes counseling clients with respect to a wide variety of issues, including intellectual property portfolio strategy, brand licensing, rights of publicity, and international matters. Oliver’s practice emphasizes craft beer and craft breweries, fashion and apparel, gaming, and medical devices.

Personal Approach

Building relationships is important to Oliver. He values having his clients see him as a person and confidant first, attorney second. Clients appreciate the realistic expectations he sets at the beginning of the project and how he clearly communicates developments along the way.

As an attorney with an engineering background, Oliver enjoys the challenges of solving complex problems, allowing him to use his technical knowledge and to collaborate with other intelligent and strategic people.

In his spare time, Oliver is a beekeeper tending to his colony. He also enjoys working in his garden, cooking, and playing soccer.

Memberships & Affiliations

  • California Fashion Association, (Board Member, 2016-present), 2014-present
  • International Trademark Association, Rights of Publicity Committee Member, 2019-present
  • CalPoly Pomona, Apparel Merchandising and Management Advisory Board, 2017-present
  • Federal Bar Association, Member, 2015-present
  • Pasadena Bar Association, Board Member, (President, 2014), 2006-2015
  • American Bar Association, Intellectual Property Section Committee, 2011-present
  • Equitas Academy Charter School, Board Member, (Board Chair, 2012-2018), 2010-present

Related News

03/15/2017
Fashion law attorney Bajracharya quoted in Denver Post
Intellectual property issues frequently involve copyright infringement allegations

Related Events

Past Events
09/20/2018
Hop Culture Meet and Greet
Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie's Liquor Law Group is partnering with client, Hop Culture

Presentations

  • Co-host, IP of Everything Podcast, 2020-present
  • Speaker, "Tribal Acquisition and Enforcement of Patent Rights," Western Indian Gaming Conference, February 2020
  • Speaker, "Using Intellectual Property as a Sword and a Shield - IP Basics for Business," Outdoor Industry Association Webinar, June 2019
  • Speaker, "Intellectual Property Case Updates 2018," Association of Corporate Counsel - Nevada Chapter, October 2018
  • Lecturer, CalPoly Pomona, Apparel Merchandising and Management, 2017-present
  • Lecturer, Loyola Law Fashion Summer Intensive, June 2015
  • Speaker, "Intellectual Property and Fashion," Pasadena Rotary Club, May 2015
  • Speaker, "The Impact of Intellectual Property Law on the Fashion Industry," Cornell University, March 2015

Publications

Blog

Distinctions

  • Southern California Super Lawyers - Rising Star, 2017

Other Info

Education

J.D., Tulane University Law School, 2002
B.S., Cornell University, 1999, Mechanical / Biomedical Engineering

Bar Admissions

California, 2003

Court Admissions

U.S. District Court, Central District of California
U.S. Court of Appeals, for the Ninth Circuit
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, 2004