Shaun P. Lee

Shaun P. Lee

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

Shaun Lee assists clients in protecting their intellectual property assets, specifically though patent prosecution, trademark prosecution and enforcement as well as Internet law and domain name issues. With a degree in electrical and computer engineering, Shaun advises clients on protecting inventions in a variety of technologies including: radar, power electronics, wireless communications protocols, user interfaces, and machine learning as applied to digital signal processing, natural language processing, and computer vision. Shaun also works with start-up companies to identify cost-effective ways to develop and protect their intellectual property rights.

Prior to and during law school, Shaun was an analyst at Latham & Watkins LLP where he helped patent litigators develop non-infringement and invalidity positions, search for prior art, analyze competitor products for infringement, and present technical concepts in lay terms. Shaun enjoys drawing, computer programming, making music, and skiing.

Personal Approach

Shaun’s passion is to help clients achieve their visions. He enjoys working with creative clients to protect their products and ideas. Shaun draws from his experience and knowledge to tailor his client service and strategies to better fit his clients’ circumstances. He prioritizes connection with his clients on a personal level to better understand their values and their inventions.

Shaun’s interest in Intellectual Property began during in elementary school, when his father started a second career as a patent attorney and told stories, over the dinner table, of conversations with inventors about their inventions.

Professional Experience

  • Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie (legacy firm Christie Parker & Hale LLP), 2009-present
  • Latham & Watkins LLP, Analyst, 2005-2006 and 2007-2008

Memberships & Affiliations

  • California Bar Association, Member

Representative Matters

  • Prosecuted patents related to display technologies and green energy for a major multinational conglomerate
  • Prosecuted and managed a portfolio of over 40 patents for a startup company
  • Enforced trademarks against infringers
  • Drafted patent non-infringement and invalidity opinions

Related News

Presentations

  • Presenter, "Success and Failure Yield Entrepreneurial Insights," Caltech Entrepreneurs Forum, January 2019

Other Info

Education

J.D., University of California, Los Angeles School of Law, 2009
B.S., California Institute of Technology, 2005, Electrical and Computer Engineering

Bar Admissions

California, 2009

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