Attorney Craig A. Simmermon


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Craig A. Simmermon's legal practice is the culmination of extensive engineering experience combined with a legal education. He provides legal representation to businesses and individuals seeking: to level charges or defend against charges of intellectual property infringement in federal or state court; to prosecute applications for patents and trademarks before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office; to maintain and enforce issued patents, registered trademarks and registered copyrights in various fora; and to prosecute or defend against various other legal processes before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. While he handles a wide range of intellectual property matters, much of his work focuses on trademark and patent-related issues. He is admitted to practice in California, before the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California, and before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

Mr. Simmermon is exceptionally well educated. In addition to his legal degree, he has degrees in physics, mechanical engineering, aerospace sciences, information systems, and a master of business administration. He worked as a sales engineer and a project engineer for 15 years, garnering extensive experience in the plastics industry and other industries. His understanding of the technical nature of many products is an invaluable asset to clients as they turn innovative ideas into commercial value.

Practice Areas


  • Litigation
  • Patents
  • Trademarks
  • Patent infringement
  • Trademark infringement
  • License agreements
  • Contracts

Education



Admissions


United States Patent and Trademark Office, 2006
California, 2008
California Superior Court, 2008
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California, 2009

Professional Associations


State Bar of California

Contact Information


Email: Craig@SimmermonLaw.com
Phone: 916.878.6656

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