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Why Use TechLaw LLP?

TechLaw LLP is a new economy law firm rooted in the business needs of today's American businesses.

As experienced intellectual property attorneys with advanced degrees in a variety of scientific and engineering disciplines, our uncommon skill set enables us to work with virtually any technology.
In addition to our deep, technical knowledge, our attorneys' hands on entrepreneurial experience offers a unique perspective to our clients when providing legal advice. 

With recent globalization and the nature of intellectual property, we recognize the magnitude of our clients' needs.  Our firm has far reaching capabilities with the ability to manage clients' matters worldwide through a network of foreign associates.  At the same time, our unique business model allows us to offer an unmatched agile, individualized and affordable attorney service.


Latest News:

TechLaw Partner Ross Epstein noted in San Diego Business Journal

On January 25, 2014, the San Diego Business Journal published an article about a possible merger between Sullivan International and Ohio Co. The article quotes TechLaw Partner and Sullivan board member Ross Epstein, and can be viewed on the San Diego Business Journal’s website (http://www.sdbj.com/accounts/login/?next=/news/2014/jan/25/sullivan-international-merge-ohio-co/).  

TechLaw Partner to Speak at LES Meeting

TechLaw Partner Ross Epstein will speak at the LES (Licensing Executives Society) San Diego Chapter meeting on November 13, 2013 at the Marriott La Jolla. To register for this event or learn more about LES, see:  http://www.lesusacanada.org/chapters/usa/san-diego-chapter/november-13-2013-san-diego-chapter-meeting  

TechLaw, LLP Blog:

Fair use for “News”?

Many people ask us about the fair use defense for “News” or “Documentaries.” For instance, we have answered several versions of this question: When it comes to using others copyrighted material for use in the News or a Documentary Film I have the understanding that there is a lot more leeway with what can be used? For example if I were doing a documentary or news story about boats could I use some clips from the movie Titanic?   Our answer is: The Copyright Act gives the owner of a copyrighted work five exclusive rights: (1) the right to reproduce the work; (2) the right to prepare derivative works; (3) the right to distribute the work; (4) the right to publicly perform the work; and (5) the right to publicly display the work. See 17 U.S.C. § 106. As the … Continue reading