Patent and Trademark Lawyer

I am an intellectual property lawyer and registered patent attorney. I help clients obtain patents and trademarks in diverse industries. I also help businesses build, strengthen, and protect their brands and ideas. Drawing on a decade of engineering and managerial experience, I bring a unique perspective to intellectual property issues . I have worked in all areas of intellectual property law including trademarks, copyrights, patents, domain name disputes, Amazon and eBay disputes. I am committed to providing the highest quality services and personalized attention to all my clients. I know that every client is unique and I am very sensitive to the unique goals and budgets of small and mid-sized businesses, that are growing and investing in their intellectual property portfolios. Before becoming an intellectual property lawyer, I spent eight years as an engineer dealing with technical designs, software, reliability issues and integration. Combining my passion for engineering and the law, I dedicated my career to assisting those within the creative communities. I can help you in multiple languages as well: I am fluent in French, English, Arabic, Spanish and can hold my own in Italian as well!

Bar Admissions

  • 2016 State Bar of California
  • 2015 USPTO


Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Daytona Beach, Florida
BS - Bachelor of Science - 2008
Western State University College of Law, Irvine, CA
JD - Juris Doctor - 2015

Career Highlights

  • Certificate of Appreciation - Orange County Bar Association - 2017
  • Dean's List - Western State COL - 2015
  • Certificate in International Business Negotiations - Hamline Mitchell University - 2015
  • Innovation Award - Rockwell Collins - 2014
  • Dean's List - Western State COL - 2012 to 2014
  • Best Delegation Award - Southern MUN Conference - 2007
  • Best Position Paper Award - SC MUN Conference - 2006
Legal Resources
What is a copyright?
January 23, 2018 - Karima Gulick

Copyrights provide the right to prevent others from making additional copies of the copyrighted work and also the right to prevent others from making works that are mere derivatives of the copyrighted work.

What is a Trademark?
January 23, 2018 - Karima Gulick

For many businesses, the most valuable asset is its good name. This is where trademarks come into play.

What is a Patent?
January 23, 2018 - Karima Gulick

What is a patent? For an invention, it is the grant of a property right to the inventor, issued by the United States Patent and Trademark Office. Let’s look at the three different kind of patents.

Difference between patent, trademark, copyright and trade secret
January 23, 2018 - Karima Gulick

There is a difference between patent, trademark, and copyrights. Depending on the work you are trying to protect, you may use one or more of these intellectual property tools to protect your work. To understand when to use which and the difference between patents, trademarks, copyrights and trade secrets, let’s take a look at the definition of each IP tool.


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