Osha Liang Silicon Valley Office Continues Growth with Arrival of IP Attorney David Pitinga

SILICON VALLEY  – Dec. 12, 2016 – Intellectual property law firm, Osha Liang LLP, adds further strength to its Silicon Valley roster with the addition of patent attorney, David Pitinga.  David has extensive experience handling patent prosecution matters for various technical areas including computer software and hardware, more specifically, artificial intelligence, search engines, recommender systems, massively multiplayer gaming, and blockchain applications.

David is a patent attorney who focuses on patent prosecution in the high technology space and also has litigation, licensing, and due diligence experience.A former software engineer for Hewlett Packard, David brings an in-depth understanding of the technical side of patent prosecution to his practice.  He is well-versed in a number of technical fields, including both object-oriented client-side software and server-side software involving virtual machines, containers, streaming platforms like Hadoop YARN, and distributed processing using MapReduce.

“David brings a wealth of relevant experience to our expanding team and clients in the Silicon Valley,” said Robert Lord, partner in charge of the firm’s Silicon Valley office.  “David’s IP expertise within the high tech computer software and hardware sector will bolster our offerings to our numerous clients in those industries.  In particular, David is highly experienced in handling the tough 101 rejections addressing patentable subject matter in the software space. David’s addition will better position the firm to meet our clients’ needs in the region.  We are very happy to have David join our growing practice in the Silicon Valley.”

David earned his law degree and M.B.A. (concentration in Accounting) from the University of Washington at Seattle, a master’s degree in computer science from the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs, and a bachelor’s degree in molecular, cellular, and developmental biology from the University of Colorado at Boulder.