Bernard L. Kleinke

Bernard L. Kleinke (San Diego, California)

Bernard L. Kleinke

Attorney in San Diego, CA
Bernie is chairperson of the firm’s Intellectual Property practice group. He has more than 30 years experience in all phases of intellectual property law, focusing on patent, trademark, copyright and trade secret protection, intellectual property litigation and technology transfer agreements.

Bernie’s experience includes all aspects of U.S. and international patent, trademark and copyright procurement, patent reissue and reexamination, patent appeals and interference practices. He also has had intellectual property litigation experience in patent, trademark, copyright, trade dress, trade secret and unfair competition disputes for both enforcement and defense. He counsels clients in all aspects of intellectual property practice, including intellectual property strategy, technology transfer agreements, and infringement opinions.

Bernie is admitted to practice before the U.S. Supreme Court, the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, the Court of Appeals for the Fifth, Seventh and Ninth Circuits and the U.S. District Courts for the Northern and Southern Districts of California, the Northern and Southern Districts of Illinois, and U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
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Areas of Law

Areas of Law
  • Intellectual Property
  • Patent and Trademark
  • Business and Corporate Transactions

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Experience & Credentials

Firm Details
Position
Shareholder
Admission Details
Admitted in 1966, Illinois and U.S. District Court, Northern and Southern Districts of Illinois
1983, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
1985, California and U.S. District Court, Southern District of California
1987, U.S. Supreme Court
1990, U.S. District Court, Northern District of California
1994, U.S. District Court, Central District of California
registered to practice before U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
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Law School Attended
DePaul University
Class of 1965
J.D.
University Attended
Northwestern University
Class of 1961
B.S.E.E.

State University of Iowa
Associations & Memberships
State Bar of California; San Diego County Bar Association; American Bar Association; American Intellectual Property Law Association; San Diego Intellectual Property Law Association; Association of Business Trial Lawyers; Intellectual Property Law Association of Chicago; San Diego Venture Group; Chicago Bar Association, Former Patent, Trademark and Copyright Committee; Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineering; Association of Computer Machinery; Federal Circuit Bar Association, served on the Patent Litigation Committee.

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Firm Address
Duckor Spradling Metzger & Wynne A Law Corporation
3043 4th Avenue,
San Diego, CA 92103-5801
U.S.A.
Phone
(619) 209-3063 Call now
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Bernard L. Kleinke
Shareholder
Duckor Spradling Metzger & Wynne A Law Corporation
3043 4th Avenue,
San Diego, CA 92103-5801

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