Patent, Trade Secret and Intellectual Property Law
Strategic Patent Counseling and Patent Portfolio Development
Patent Infringement and Validity Analysis and Opinions.
High-Tech Startup Counseling
Mr. Young’s practice focuses on strategic development of patent portfolios including
patent prosecution and counseling. His experience ranges from patent preparation and
prosecution, offensive and defensive patent strategies, patent portfolio mining, patent
infringement analysis, and freedom to operate searches. Mr. Young has developed
patent portfolios in a wide range of technologies including software related fields
with a specialization in mobile, Internet-related technologies, networking, storage,
virtualization, green technologies, and other computer and electrical fields.
Mr. Young represents both small and large clients. In addition to working for many large
companies, he has developed patent portfolios for multiple start-ups and guided them
through their acquisition by fortune 500 companies. He has also guided patent strategy
for companies as they grow from small start-ups to mid-size companies.
Prior to law school, Mr. Young was a software engineer at Motorola Semiconductor
Products Sector and Advanced Micro Devices. Prior to joining Fountainhead Law
Group, he was a Principal at Trellis Intellectual Property Law Group and an associate at
Townsend and Townsend and Crew.