Farzad E. Amini


Farzad Amini is a member of the Patent Practice Group. As a registered patent attorney, Farzad’s primary practice area includes all aspects of drafting and prosecuting patent applications in the electrical, mechanical, and computer software fields. Farzad also provides counseling regarding infringement of third party products and services, when a client is seeking to enforce a patent, and renders validity and infringement opinions. As well, he counsels on how to deal with threats of infringement, including how to design around a threatening patent or conduct a reexamination of the patent. Farzad has helped negotiate and draft patent license and patent acquisition agreements, and has provided expert opinions to litigation counsel in patent infringement lawsuits. More recently, Farzad has helped a client distill large patent portfolios and large groups of patents, for purposes of acquisition by the client.

Farzad had several years industry experience as a design engineer prior to becoming a patent attorney, and has knowledge of or patent-related experience of products in the following technical fields: fluid power components, electric motors, antennas, microprocessors, graphics processing, computer network communications, telecommunications, digital cameras (including image sensors and optical components), optical communication devices, illumination devices, electro-acoustic devices, and audio signal processing.

“At BSTZ, you can expect to receive timely service and a carefully considered prediction regarding your intellectual property rights, to help you efficiently advance your business interests.”

Representative Patents

  • Published PCT Application # WO2012146960
    • Waveguide apparatus for illumination systems (inventor Yann Tissot)
  • Published PCT Application # 20050068322
    • Generating alphanumeric characters (inventor Richard Falcioni)
  • Patent # 6,046,444
    • High Sensitivity Active Pixel With Electronic Shutter
  • Patent # 6,481,664
    • Automatic Tape Crossover
  • Patent # 7,849,965
    • Method And Apparatus For Reaching From Outside An Upper Level Of A Tall Structure

Contact Information:

Office: Los Angeles
Phone: 310.207.3800
Fax: 310.820.3875

Bar Admissions:

  • CA, Bar #185165

Court Admissions:

  • Southern District of California (1996)

Law School:

  • Loyola Law School

Undergraduate/Graduate Education:

  • University of Southern California
    • B.S., Electrical Engineering
    • Degree Distinctions: Dean’s List
  • University of California, Los Angeles
    • M.S., Electrical Engineering

PTO Registration #: 42,261

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