Mr. Park represents corporations and other law firms in all aspects of intellectual property law, specifically focusing upon the development of intellectual property rights (such as: research and development, patent and trademark applications, prosecution and registrations, negotiations, licensing, and portfolio development) and in the defense and enforcement of patent, trademark and copyright rights. He has obtained patents for clients ranging from simple brushes to state-of-the-art medical devices, from micro-mirror lens display systems to piezoelectric ceramics, from simple manufacturing methods to complex business and software methods: 218 issued patents as of October 20, 2005. He has also obtained trademark registrations for clients ranging from clothing to medical devices, and from pillows to refrigerators, from restaurants to schools: 297 registered U.S. trademarks as of October 20, 2005.
Mr. Park's clients range from independent inventors to venture capitalists, from start-up businesses to world-renown conglomerates, from small business owners to makers of world famous goods. He also represented matters against numerous world-famous brand owners and entertainment companies over intellectual property rights, from negotiations for licensing to complex litigations and trials. He is also proud to represent dozens of reputable law firms, both domestically and internationally, as his satisfied and referring clients. The referrals from these professionals to him, as their intellectual property expert, consist a substantial part of his practice.
Mr. Park also serves as the president and a lecturer of Park Patent Agent School, an eleven-week intensive course to educate and prepare persons to successfully pass the examination for license to practice before the Patent and Trademark Office ("Patent Bar"), authored U.S. Patens and U.S. Trademarks, from A to Z, published in 2004, a book written in Korean on U.S. Patents and Trademarks, and writes legal columns on Patent and Trademark law on Korea Daily, the Korean newspaper in the United States with the largest circulation, since 1995. Additionally, he serves the community as the senior pastor of Father's House, a non-denominational, multi-ethnic, and multi-cultural church located in Diamond Bar, CA, and as an executive committee member for Harvest International Ministry located in Pasadena, CA. He is an international speaker in intellectual property law and in ministry.
Mr. Park enjoys family time, movies, fine dining, and is learning to play golf. He is fluent in Korean.
Mr. Sutton’s career has involved a wide variety of technologies including baseline Wi-Fi technology, computerized medicinal delivery systems, electronic vehicle security systems, video arcade machines, avionics computer systems, self-erecting mechanical loops, chemical agents for ionic hairdryers, automotive engines, brake systems, fuel systems, pollution control systems, golf net mounting structures, electrical capacitors, manufacturing processes for removable decorative stickers, mechanical locks and other technologies.
Mr. Sutton has practiced in the U.S. federal courts throughout the U.S., and the state courts of California. Sutton worked in nationally-recognized intellectual property firms and was a named partner in a Los Angeles intellectual property firm.
Prior to his legal career, Mr. Sutton designed and conducted test procedures and developed software requirements for software and hardware avionics systems.
Mr. Sutton is admitted to practice in California, the U.S. District Courts of California and the Ninth and Federal Circuits.
Loyola Law School, J.D.,Cum Laude, 1985;California Institute of Technology;California State Polytechnic University, B.A, B.S, Cum Laude, 1979.
Mr. Poole has extensive trial experience in both state and federal courts. He has written many articles on law related topics and is a frequent speaker and panelist at legal seminars and symposiums. He has served as a Judge Pro Tem in the Los Angeles Superior Court. He is a member of the Los Angeles County Bar Association, the Santa Clarita Valley Bar Association and the Business Law and Environmental Sections of the State Bar of California. He is active in the community and currently serves on boards for two non-profit entities.
Mr. Poole has an AV rating from Martindale Hubbell and has been selected as a Los Angeles 2007 and 2009 “Super Lawyer” by Key Professional Media, Inc. as featured in Los Angeles Magazine.
Bill began his intellectual property career at a widely respected intellectual property boutique, Christie Parker & Hale. He left his partnership there to join O’Melveny & Myers, one of the country’s top law firms. Bill was a partner at O’Melveny and Co-Chair of the Patent and Technology Litigation Practice Group. While there, he worked closely with Peter Afrasiabi and Nate Dilger, who are now Bill’s partners at One LLP.
Bill was also a partner at Alschuler Grossman Stein & Kahan, one of Southern California’s most highly regarded litigation firms. His practice, along with many of the others in that firm, was absorbed by Bingham McCutchen, a major international firm.
Bill closely follows developments in intellectual property law and procedure. He frequently speaks and writes on intellectual property issues.
His background in patent prosecution includes physics, optics, computer hardware & software, internet, BM, electrical, and mechanical fields. His goal is to provide a high level of patent prosecution service to the companies, independent inventors, and young inventors in United States and Korea.
He loves to read books on SF and history, to write, and to do some fitness workout. Cho Jeong-Rae (The Profound), Isaac Asimov (The Wise), Louis Cha (The Splendid), Shiono Nanami (The Elegant), and Stephen King (The Vivid) are his favorite writers.