Faculty

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Britten Sessions
Director

Britten Sessions is a patent attorney at Zilka-Kotab, PC. He has years of experience in working in every stage of the patent process, including early-stage IP opportunities, strategic preparation and procurement of patents, and alignment of patent portfolios with business strategies. Currently, Professor Sessions manages the IP Department at Lincoln Law School. Additionally, he teaches several classes relating to intellectual property, patent practice, and IP portfolio strategies. He has authored many publications, including a 600 page textbook, and several peer-reviewed articles.

Mr. Sessions grew up in Orange County, California, received his B.S. in chemical engineering from Brigham Young University, and then received his J.D. from Santa Clara University. He is active in the community, serving on several organization boards, and giving many presentations a year to the public.

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Steven Studulski
Supervisor

Steven M. Studulski is an intellectual property attorney at Perkins Coie, LLP with a practice that emphasizes patents and trademarks. Before becoming an attorney, Mr. Studulski had a successful 25+ year career in engineering, including senior management roles at Venture Capital funded start-ups and FORTUNE 500 companies. Steve represents clients ranging from individual entrepreneurs and start-ups to industry-leading multi-national corporations in the legal areas of utility and design patent procurement, trademark procurement, technology transfer due diligence, IP portfolio management, strategic patent counseling, and support of patent litigation.

Mr. Studulski received his B.S. in Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences from U.C. Berkeley, his M.S. in Electrical Engineering from Santa Clara University, and his J.D. from Santa Clara University.

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Mitesh Patel
Supervisor

Mitesh Patel received a B.A. in Political Science: Public Law and a B.A. in Urban Studies and Planning from the University of California, San Diego and his J.D. from Santa Clara University School of Law where he also received a certificate in Public Interest and Social Justice Law. Mitesh focuses his practice on trademark prosecution and enforcement, advertising, branding and management. He currently works with Raj Abhyanker, P.C. and manages the firm's trademark practice, emphasizing in trademark litigation and prosecution before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board and the United States Patent and Trademark Office.