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About Our Team

Intellectual Property Attorneys
Pete Tormey

Practice Areas

Patents, Trademarks, Copyright, Business Formation, Franchising, and Associated Litigation.

Pete Tormey

Managing Partner
925-352-9842

pt@AnTLegal.com

Mr. Tormey has over 20 years of experience in product development, marketing and intellectual property protection. As a company startup veteran, he brings a unique perspective on the value of intellectual property to a small and growing business. As such, he has also delivered lectures to entrepreneurs and business executives on how to protect and leverage IP assets.

Mr. Tormey is the author of the Startup Guide to Intellectual Property.

As a patent attorney, Mr. Tormey has drafted over 100 patent applications covering software, electronics, wireless, radio, mobile applications, encryption and automation controls. His legal experience includes corporate formation, dissolutions, and international transactions.

Mr. Tormey has over 25 years experience as a design engineer and successful entrepreneur. He has an MBA in Marketing from St. Mary’s College in California, a BS Electronic Engineering from San Francisco State University (Magna Cum Laude) and a JD from J. F. Kennedy Law School.

Admissions:

State of California
US Northern District of California
US 9th Circuit
US Patent and Trademark Office.

 

Michael Petrin

Practice Areas

Patent Prosecution, Trademarks, Trade Dress, Corporate Formation, Intellectual Property Strategy

Michael Petrin

925-360-2361

MP@AnTLegal.com

Mr. Petrin has nearly 30 years of experience with a Fortune 500 consumer products company, starting as a research scientist with a Doctorate in Chemistry from the University of California at Davis. He has worked and patented novel bleaching, cleaning and disinfecting technologies, conducted research into biomimetic systems, enzymatic and activator chemistry, and polymer and nanotechnologies that were successfully used in number one branded consumer and professional products. he has been practicing Patent Law for over 15 years, with experience conducting competitive IP Landscapes, patentability, freedom-to-operate and white space opportunity analysis, to working with fellow scientists on invention and discovery protection, drafting, prosecution and litigation support in patent matters.

Mr. Petrin’s patent expertise includes business applications, chemical arts, foods, consumer products and formulation, devices and instrumentation, polymer technology and nanotechnology.

Admissions:

State of California
US Patent and Trademark Office

 

Aaron Davis

Aaron Davis

415-355-4529

Aaron@AnTLegal.com

Mr. Davis has over 20 years of civil litigation experience, including extensive experience in commercial and small business litigation. Aaron’s experience includes representing clients throughout the California State and Federal courts. Aaron has successfully represented clients in Patents, Trademarks, commercial contracts, insurance coverage and litigation, employment litigation and general liability matters. Aaron received his Juris Doctorate, cum laude, from Tulane University Law School in New Orleans. He received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Hampshire College in Amherst, Massachusetts. Mr. Davis is Of-Counsel to Antero, Tormey & Petrin.

Admissions:

State of California
State of Oregon
US Northern District of California
US 9th Circuit

Shiraun Jacob

Shiraun Jacob

415-355-4529

sjacob@AnTLegal.com

Mr. Jacob formerly practiced law in Houston Texas and was a clerk for the Chief Patent Counsel at Goddard Space Flight Center at NASA. Besides his practice of law, he is an independent inventor in the medical device industry. Mr. Jacob received a BS in Electrical Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin and a JD from The George Washington University Law School. Mr. Jacob is Of-Counsel to Antero, Tormey & Petrin.

Admissions:

State Bar of Virginia
US Patent and Trademark Office