Bryan Blumenkopf is an associate in the firm’s Patent Group. Mr. Blumenkopf’s practice covers all aspects of patent prosecution and counseling.
Mr. Blumenkopf has broad experience in technology. Prior to law school, Mr. Blumenkopf was a software engineer at Activision Blizzard Inc., where he worked on multiple entries in the best-selling Call of Duty video game series; a research engineer at the California Institute of Technology, where he worked on technology for the NASA “Curiosity” Mars rover; and an electrical engineer at the Boeing Company, where he worked on unmanned aerial vehicles. Mr. Blumenkopf has additional research and development experience from Ford Motor Company, the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center, and the MIT Media Lab.
As an attorney, Mr. Blumenkopf has applied his technology experience to matters involving patent prosecution, technology transactions, and litigation. He has represented technology companies in matters relating to mobile devices, wireless communications, semiconductor devices, computer software, embedded systems, optics, robotics, and video games. Prior to joining Morrison & Foerster, Mr. Blumenkopf was a member of a trial team that secured a complete jury verdict of noninfringement for a multinational technology company in seven-patent, $800 million litigation in the Eastern District of Texas; the verdict was upheld on appeal.
Mr. Blumenkopf earned a B.S. in electrical engineering and computer science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a J.D. from the UCLA School of Law, where he was the chief articles editor of the UCLA Journal of Law and Technology.
He is registered to practice in California, before the United States Patent and Trademark Office, and in numerous federal district courts and appellate courts.
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