Lester Vincent is a registered patent attorney and partner who works in the Silicon Valley office. His IP practice includes patent prosecution, transactions, due diligence work, agreements, opinions (including validity, infringement, patentability, right-to-practice (RTP), and freedom-to-operate (FTO) opinions), counseling, offensive and defensive patent issues, licensing, and litigation. He also handles copyright and open source issues. He works with foreign IP firms and foreign clients with respect to domestic and international patent prosecution, including Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) work, and oversees the firm’s international patent department. The technical focus of his practice includes electronics, computer technology, communications, optical systems, green technologies, software, semiconductors, and mechanical devices. He was named an IP Star from 2014 to 2017 by the Managing Intellectual Property guide to IP firms and lawyers.