Intellectual Property Attorneys
About Our Firm
Beeson Skinner Beverly LLP (BSB) is a law firm based in Oakland, California. We counsel businesses and entrepreneurs on all aspects of intellectual property (IP) law, including patent, trademark and copyright law.
In 2002, registered patent attorneys Donald Beeson, Kathleen Skinner, and Brian Beverly combined decades of experience in the IP field to form BSB.
Dedicated to a long-standing tradition of providing quality service and results-oriented counsel, we offer a unique combination of experience, technical expertise, and personal attention in a boutique law firm environment that is responsive to our clients' diverse business needs.
We help clients identify, secure, and protect their intellectual property rights and offer counseling in related business fields.
  • Preparation and Prosecution of Patent Applications
  • Patent Portfolio Development
  • Enforcement of Patent Rights in the U.S. and Abroad
  • Patentability and Right to Use Searches and Opinions
  • Patent Infringement and Validity Opinions
  • Proceedings before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board

  • Preparation and Prosecution of Trademark Applications
  • Trademark Portfolio Development
  • Enforcement of Trademark Rights in the U.S. and Abroad
  • Trademark Clearance Searches and Opinions
  • Trademark Infringement Opinions
  • Oppositions and Cancellation Proceedings before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board
  • Domain Name Dispute Resolution
Copyright & Other IP Services
  • Copyright Registrations
  • Enforcement of Copyrights in the U.S. and Abroad
  • IP Due Diligence and Audits
  • Management of Global IP Portfolios
  • IP Acquisition, Development and Licensing Agreements
  • Product Distribution and Sales Agreements
  • Employment Agreements
  • Non-Disclosure Agreements
  • End User Agreements
Technical Expertise
Our attorneys have technical degrees in Electrical Engineering, Chemistry, Industrial Engineering and Materials Science with decades of experience representing clients across a broad range of technology areas.
Electrical Engineering
Lighting Technologies, Headphones & Loudspeakers, Robotics, Optics, Cameras, Printers, Semiconductors, Microwave Equipment, Alternative Energy
Mechanical & Materials Engineering
Engine Technology, Rock Crushing Equipment, Automated Sprinkler Systems, Port Crane and Shipping Equipment, Medical Devices, Surgical Equipment, Underwater Port Technology, Subsurface Fracturing, Construction Materials & Equipment
Computer Software
Encryption and Authentication, Signal Processing and Audio Engineering, Image and Video Processing, Media Streaming Platforms, Mobile Payment Systems, Machine Learning
Consumer Goods
Cooking Utensils, Fashion Accessories and Apparel, Personal Care Products, Sporting Goods, Household Products, Toys, Food Products, Wine & Beverage, Cleaning Products, Scuba Diving Equipment, Pet Care Products
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