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Lisa Kobialka counsels and represents clients in complex intellectual property litigation, including trials and evidentiary hearings in numerous jurisdictions across the United States involving claims for patent infringement, trade secret misappropriation, unfair competition and trademark infringement. Ms. Kobialka represents clients in a variety of technology-related industries, with a particular emphasis on the energy, computer science and pharmaceutical sectors. She also represents clients in general litigation, including breach of contract and tort claims.

Ms. Kobialka represents both plaintiffs and defendants, and has handled more than 150 litigations throughout the country. In the past year, she successfully tried several different multipatent cases, including one in the Northern District of California involving antivirus software and computer products, and two separate trials in the District of Nebraska involving wireless carriers. She also handled a Lanham Act dispute for a Fortune 500 company in the District of Delaware that settled just hours before opening statements.

Managing Intellectual Property named Ms. Kobialka California Litigator of the Year, Patent Star and Trademark Star for 2016, and one of the Top 250 Women in IP in its 2013 Edition of IP Stars. Silicon Valley Business Journal presented Ms. Kobialka with the 2016 Women of Influence Award.

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J.D., University of San Francisco School of Law, 1997
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M.M., San Francisco Conservatory of Music, 1993
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B.A., University of California, Davis, 1992
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California, 1997
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U.S.C.A., Federal Circuit
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U.S.C.A., 9th Circuit
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U.S.D.C., Central District of California
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U.S.D.C., Eastern District of California
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U.S.D.C., Northern District of California
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U.S.D.C., Southern District of California
    -Silicon Valley Business Journal, Women of Influence Award (2016)
    -Managing Intellectual Property, Patent Star (2016)
    -Managing Intellectual Property, Trademark Star (2016)
    -Managing Intellectual Property, California Litigator of the Year (2016)
    -Managing Intellectual Property, IP Star (2015)
    -American Bar Association
    -American IP Association
    -California Bar Association
    -Japanese American Bar Association — Lifetime member
    -National Asian Pacific American Bar Association
    -Women’s Intellectual Property Law Association
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