Yasamin Parsafar is an associate in the Intellectual Property Practice Group in the firm's San Francisco office.
Areas of Practice
Ms. Parsafar’s practice focuses on protecting her clients’ intellectual property rights through counseling, prosecution, enforcement and litigation.
Counseling, Prosecution and Enforcement. Ms. Parsafar counsels clients on intellectual property acquisition, protection and enforcement strategies. She assists with matters before the USPTO and the PTAB, including trademark prosecution and patent inter partes review proceedings. She also conducts IP due diligence for corporate transactions and advises on, negotiates and drafts terms involving intellectual property rights in commercial contracts, including research and development agreements.
Litigation. Ms. Parsafar enforces and defends her clients’ rights in complex commercial litigation, involving patent, trademark, trade dress, copyright, false advertising and contract disputes. She has experience in pre-litigation analysis, managing fact discovery, expert discovery, taking and defending depositions, preparing witnesses for depositions and trial, and drafting and arguing motions.
Ms. Parsafar’s patent litigation experience includes non-infringement, invalidity, and claim construction analysis, summary judgment, and other pre-trial briefings. She has litigated cases involving standard-essential patents and FRAND licensing issues.
Ms. Parsafar represents clients in industries ranging from hospitality to semiconductors. She is familiar with technologies including hard disk drives, wireless communications, data storage, online security, GPS, and biotechnology.
Articles in the National Law Review database by Yasamin Parsafar