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 Prosecution and Counseling

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

Patent Prosecution and Counseling

Oliver has helped a wide range of domestic and foreign clients obtain patent protection, including clients in the consumer electronics, medical device, and gaming industries. His background in mechanical and biomedical engineering provides him with the ability to understand the technology and to appropriately capture the inventive subject matter. Further, Oliver relies on his extensive experience in patent law and his creativity to provide effective solutions with respect to his clients' portfolios.

Professional Experience

  • Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie (legacy firm Christie Parker & Hale LLP), Partner, 2002-present

Memberships & Affiliations

  • CalPoly Pomona, Apparel Merchandising and Management Advisory Board, 2017-present
  • Federal Bar Association, Member, 2015-present
  • California Fashion Association, (Board Member, 2016-present), 2014-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

  • 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