Eric S. Hyman


Eric Hyman is a member of the Patent Practice Group and the Trademark Practice Group. In addition to his law degree, Eric has B.S Electrical Engineering and M.S. Computer Science degrees. Eric is a registered patent attorney whose practice focuses on intellectual property protection in the software, hardware, and electronics industries. He assists clients with all stages of securing U.S. patent, trademark and copyright protection and coordinates the filing and prosecution of foreign patent and trademark applications. Eric provides a broad range of intellectual property related services including review and evaluation of patent portfolios, writing and negotiating patent, trademark and copyright licenses, due diligence investigations, and preparing trademark availability for use and registration opinions and opinions regarding patent validity and infringement.

Representative Patents

  • Patent # 5,602,815
    • Method And Apparatus For Combining CD-ROM Data And Digital Audio On A Single Disk
  • Patent # 5,630,069
    • Method And Apparatus For Creating Workflow Maps Of Business Processes
  • Patent # 5,666,156
    • System And Method To Improve The Quality Of Reproduced Images On A Film To Video Transfer Device
  • Patent # 5,696,534
    • Time Multiplexing Pixel Frame Buffer Video Output
  • Patent # 6,046,748
    • Cooperative Filter And Raster Operation Evaluation Model


  • American Bar Association

Contact Information:

Office: Los Angeles
Phone: 310.207.3800
Fax: 310.820.3875

Bar Admissions:

  • CA, Bar #90607

Court Admissions:

  • U.S. District Court, Central District of California (1980)
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit (1983)
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of California (1984)
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit (1994)

Law School:

  • Western State University College of Law

Undergraduate/Graduate Education:

  • University of Southern California
    • B.S., Electrical Engineering
    • M.S., Computer Science

PTO Registration #: 30,139

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