Artisan Quality Patents®

Hickman Becker Bingham Ledesma LLP is an intellectual property specialty law firm. The firm is a world-recognized provider of top quality services and value in the fields of patent preparation and negotiation, patent risk assessment and pre-litigation counseling, portfolio development and management, trademark clearance and procurement, copyright registration and counseling, licensing, technology transactions, privacy law, open source analysis, and others.

Headquartered in San Jose, in the heart of Silicon Valley, the firm has relationships with other professionals in IP, corporate, and finance matters across the country and around the world. The firm has extensive experience in protecting computer-related technology, trademarks, and works of authorship.

With roots reaching to 1996, the firm has one of the most seasoned teams in the country and one of the largest groups of software technology patent professionals in the world. The firm has extensive staff resources and is capable of serving clients from startups to the Fortune 500 with portfolios of any size.

We offer a collegial office environment in a first-class urban location with professionals who are committed to top-quality work for a challenging and exciting client base. We believe in the strength of inclusion. We celebrate multiple approaches and points of view. Our firm is comprised of individuals of various skills and backgrounds. Our clients are in a wide range of industries, locations, and stages of business growth. We are committed to promoting diversity in our team and we encourage our clients to develop similar practices.

Invention assessment, ranking & recommendations; drafting and filing patent applications worldwide.
Demand assessment, response counseling, opinions, and expert testimony.
Clearance, opinions, filing, and negotiating registration worldwide.
Copyright registration, privacy policies, and open-source risk counseling and agreements.