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Darlene Kondo

Of Counsel

1800 Broadway, Suite 300, Boulder, CO 80302

Darlene brings extensive experience in patent portfolio management and the patent drafting and prosecution process, through her time spent in-house for the intellectual property departments of two technology companies, and in private practice firms as a patent attorney.

While practicing in-house, one of Darlene’s primary objectives was to provide her engineering and business clients with focused and expeditious service when collaborating on technical projects and providing intellectual property guidance.

Darlene brings a deep understanding of the needs of large, sophisticated technology clients with complex portfolios, and is well-versed across a number of next-gen technologies within the electrical, software, complex optical device and systems, data storage device and systems, stereoscopic and autostereoscopic systems, and semiconductor lasers, among others.

She combines her practical and professional experience with an electrical engineering, physics, mathematics, and legal academic background to add strategic value to clients and inform her practice across the patent prosecution lifecycle. 

Experience

Preparation and Prosecution
  • Patent portfolio development and management
  • Domestic and international patent preparation and prosecution
  • Standards-related patents
Opinions and Counseling
  • Patent infringement and validity analysis
  • Product design counseling
Patent Licensing and Due Diligence
  • Strategic patent acquisitions
  • IP due diligence
Technologies

Semiconductor devices and fabrication, projection systems, stereoscopic systems, autostereoscopic systems, waveguides, image processing, optical device and fabrication, standards based interconnect technologies, wireless and optical communications, integrated circuits, consumer displays, semiconductor lasers, telecommunications, data storage devices and systems, and firmware
 

Education

Bar Admissions

Professional and Civic Affiliations

  • Asian Pacific American Bar Association Colorado, Board of Directors
  • Boulder Bar Association, Member
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