Kelly has over 25 years of experience in patent, trademark, and copyright infringement litigation, spanning numerous district courts and appellate courts throughout the country. He is well respected by courts and opposing counsel alike for coming up with creative solutions for resolving disputes in his clients' favor.

Kelly is also experienced in all aspects of IP strategies, procurement, analysis, protection, and enforcement of his clients' intellectual property rights under patent, copyright, trademark, and trade secrets law. He has served clients in countless industries, such as high tech, medical, alternative energy, air purification, aviation, automotive diagnostics, manufacturing, consumer electronics, music and entertainment.

Kelly worked with members of the U.S. House of Representatives Subcommittee on Intellectual Property Law as an intellectual property lawyer and scientist, helping to draft portions of the America Invents Act.

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J.D., University of California, Los Angeles, School of Law 

B.S., University of California, Los Angeles 


  • California 
  • Federal Circuit Court of Appeals
  • Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals
  • Central District of California
  • Northern District of California
  • Southern District of California
  • Eastern District of California
  • Western District of Washington
  • Eastern District of Michigan 
  • District of Colorado
  • United States Patent Bar 
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