Yasamin Parsafar is an associate in the Intellectual Property Practice Group in the firm’s San Francisco office. Ms. Parsafar’s practice focuses on complex intellectual property litigation, including patent, trademark, trade dress, and copyright infringement. She has experience in pre-litigation analysis, managing fact discovery, expert discovery, taking and defending depositions, preparing witnesses for depositions and trial, and drafting dispositive motions.
Ms. Parsafar’s patent litigation experience includes infringement, invalidity, and claim construction analysis, drafting inter partes review petitions, summary judgment, and other pre-trial briefing for clients.
Technologies with which she is familiar include: biotechnology, hard disk drives, telecommunications, wireless communications, data storage, online security, semiconductors, and GPS. Ms. Parsafar also uses her dispute resolution experience to advise on, draft and negotiate terms involving intellectual property rights in commercial contracts, including research and development agreements.
Ms. Parsafar maintains an active pro bono practice, including full scope representation of clients in domestic violence, unlawful detainer, and immigration matters. She also drafts and negotiates contracts for non-profit organizations. She was awarded the State Bar of California Wiley W. Manuel certificate for outstanding Pro Bono Service and recognized by San Mateo County Legal Aid Society for providing outstanding Pro Bono services to low-income residents in 2016.
J.D., University of California, Davis, 2012, Order of the Coif
B.S., University of California, Davis, 2009, highest honors