Kevin M. Pasquinelli, Associate

Kevin Pasquinelli joined our firm in 2006 and practices in the areas of intellectual property and business litigation, as well as advising on technology and business interests.

Mr. Pasquinelli brings a wealth of high-tech industry experience to the legal profession, allowing him to understand the technology and business challenges faced by his clients.

Prior to joining us, he spent 15 years at Hewlett Packard, first as a consultant on the improvement of software development processes and methods, and then as a team leader for the design and construction of the first commercially profitable video servers. He also led the America’s Marketing Department of HP Open View™, defining and selling service-level management software to corporate IT organizations.

Mr. Pasquinelli went on to serve as senior director of product marketing at Chordiant Software, which successfully IPO’d in 2000; as well as Blue Pumpkin Software, which was sold to a large telecom company in 2003.

He also contributed to the legal department of Synopsys, the leader in circuit design software, and was granted a Blackstone Fellowship™ to study the legal implications of recent developments in biotechnology.

In addition, Mr. Pasquinelli serves as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of Mandarin Academy, a private Mandarin immersion school that combines character lessons with Mandarin based instruction. Mr. Pasquinelli is also an elder for West Valley Presbyterian Church, where he works on outreach and education in the local community.  Mr. Pasquinelli has incorporated numerous non-profit organizations, and lectures regularly on First Amendment law. He also enjoys golfing and coaching his children’s (Gina and Joshua) sports teams.

B.S., Electrical Engineering, Santa Clara University
M.S., Computer Science, University of California at Santa Barbara
J.D., Santa Clara University School of Law

Bar Admissions:
State Bar of California
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California
U.S. District Court for the Central District of California
United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO)
International Trade Commission (ITC)

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