Norman Zafman

Of Counsel

Norman Zafman is one of the founding partners of the firm. Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman strives for excellence and their goal is to provide quality services in a timely manner for reasonable fees. The firm values each of their clients and identifies with their objectives. Norman is proud that the firm has been able to accomplish all of these objectives for over 40 years.

Norman’s practice comprises four primary areas: (1) negotiating and drafting complex IP-related agreements; (2) conducting due diligence reviews of intellectual property assets; (3) rendering opinions regarding (a) infringement; (b) patentability; and (c) the availability of trademarks; and (4) managing intellectual property assets of clients.


  • International Trademark Association
  • Licensing Executive Society
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association
  • Beverly Hills Bar Association

Contact Information:

Office: Los Angeles
Phone: 310.207.3800
Fax: 310.820.3875

Bar Admissions:

  • CA, Bar # 046201

Court Admissions:

  • Federal District Court for the Central District
  • Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals (1970)

Law School:

  • Southwestern University School of Law
    • Law School Distinctions: cum laude, 1st in Graduating Class

Undergraduate/Graduate Education:

  • City College of New York
    • B.S., Electrical Engineering
  • University of Southern California
    • M.S., Science and Electrical Engineering

PTO Registration #: 26,250

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(303) 740.1980

Los Angeles
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Orange County
(714) 557.3800

(503) 439.8778

(206) 292.8600

Silicon Valley
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