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Computerlaw Group LLP

Lawyers For The Internet Economy®

Legal support for Entrepreneurs,
Start-ups and Emerging Technology Clients.

A Distinguished Reputation Among Northern California’s Elite High-Tech Companies

The Palo Alto, California, intellectual property law firm of Computerlaw Group LLP , provides strategicknowledgeable and efficient intellectual property protection services to computer and other high-tech industry professionals in California and around the world.

A Boutique Intellectual Property Law Firm Serving the Computer Industry and Other High-Tech Clients

Over our four-decade history in Silicon Valley, our intellectual property and business trial and appellate lawyers have frequently received news media coverage for our successful fights for the intellectual property and other rights of our clients. We have achieved success for a wide range of computer and other high-tech industry professionals, including Fortune 100 companies, software companies, hardware companies, Internet companies, joint ventures, and solo entrepreneurs looking to start a business for the first time.

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401 Florence Street
Palo Alto, CA 94301

Book an appointment: 650-327-9800

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My clients are inspiring. They are
motivated to expand their human
potential and effect dramatic change.”

— Jack Russo, Managing Partner

Areas Of Practice

Intellectual Property Protection

In the computer and high-tech industries, intellectual property can be a company’s or an individual’s most valuable asset.

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Intellectual Property Ligitation

Aggressively protecting the intellectual property rights of our clients involved in disputes over
patents, trademarks, or copyrights.

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Strategic Intellectual Property Planning

Once a single issue has been resolved, many of our clients request long-term intellectual property guidance.

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Negotiating And Licensing

We negotiate all types of contracts for our clients, including corporate documents and licenses.

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Business Litigation

We help resolve commercial disputes on behalf of all types of Bay Area companies, both high-tech and low-tech.

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Intellectual Property Protection

In the computer and high-tech industries, intellectual property can be a company’s or an individual’s most valuable asset.

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Intellectual Property Ligitation

Aggressively protecting the intellectual property rights of our clients involved in disputes over
patents, trademarks, or copyrights.

Read more

Strategic Intellectual Property Planning

Once a single issue has been resolved, many of our clients request long-term intellectual property guidance.

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Negotiating And Licensing

We negotiate all types of contracts for our clients, including corporate documents and licenses.

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Business Litigation

We help resolve commercial disputes on behalf of all types of Bay Area companies, both high-tech and low-tech.

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Computer Industry Litigation

Resolving legal disputes that arise in high-tech.

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Employment Litigation

Representation on many employment-related disputes relating to intellectual property rights, compensation and severance agreements.

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Entrepreneurship

Offering entrepreneurial clients a wide range of legal services to build long-range business strategies.

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Computer Industry Litigation

Resolving legal disputes that arise in high-tech.

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Employment Litigation

Representation on many employment-related disputes relating to intellectual property rights, compensation and severance agreements.

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Entrepreneurship

Offering entrepreneurial clients a wide range of legal services to build long-range business strategies.

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Founder's Law

Using our attorneys’ technical backgrounds, business acumen and extensive legal experience to help small business start-ups.

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Mediation And Arbitration

Helping resolve intellectual property disputes: employment disputes, software license violations and trade secret litigation outside of court.

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Founder's Law

Using our attorneys’ technical backgrounds, business acumen and extensive legal experience to help small business start-ups.

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Mediation And Arbitration

Helping resolve intellectual property disputes: employment disputes, software license violations and trade secret litigation outside of court.

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Advice, Strategic Planning and Dispute Resolution

We take a long-term approach to our clients’ intellectual property and business litigation concerns. Our attorneys’ daily practice revolves around giving sound advice, strategic planning assistance and sophisticated dispute resolution services to computer and other high-tech industry clients, both small and large.

Computerlaw Group LLP, formerly RUSSO & HALE LLP, is a boutique intellectual property law firm led by Jack Russo (former managing partner of RUSSO & HALE LLP), a distinguished SF Bay Area attorney with more than 40 years of successful legal practice supporting computer and other high-tech industry professionals’ intellectual property needs. Mr. Russo is admitted to practice in California, New York, Washington, Oregon, Hawaii and Washington, D.C.

While we represent clients worldwide, our practice focuses on the San Francisco Bay Area, including Silicon Valley, Palo Alto, San Francisco, San Jose, Marin County and the East Bay. The firm has been successful in representing both plaintiffs and defendants in cases which involve multiple litigations in multiple state and federal courts.

Palo Alto, California, Computer Software Attorneys Here to Help You

To consult with one of our intellectual property attorneys, call 650-327-9800 or send us an e-mail.

Recognized for Excellence by Our Peers in the Legal Profession

Our peers in the legal profession have recognized our law firm and its founders for our tradition of outstanding work. The firm is AV-rated*, and Jack Russo has been named a Northern California SuperLawyer over 10 years in row. Jack is a tenacious litigator with over 30 years of experience resolving complex disputes.

* CV, BV, and AV are registered certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the confidential opinions of members of the Bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell ratings fall into two categories — legal ability and general ethical standards.

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— Edmund Burke