Esther J. Choe is an Associate with Leech Tishman and a member of the Intellectual Property Practice Group, as well as the Data Privacy & Cybersecurity Group. Esther is based in the Los Angeles office, where she regularly counsels clients on all aspects of intellectual property law including trademarks, copyrights, patents and trade secrets.
Esther regularly assists with matters including preparation and prosecution of U.S. trademark applications, patent and trademark litigation matters, oppositions of U.S. trademark applications, prosecution of U.S. patent applications, patent searches and instructing foreign associates regarding patent and trademark prosecution.
She is well-versed in legal research and discovery regarding civil litigation and intellectual property prosecution, as well as contract administration.
During the course of her career, Esther has also been involved with a range of corporate and business transaction matters including the preparation of closing documents, due diligence and closing procedures, preparation of organizational documents for corporations, limited liability companies and limited partnerships, preparation of board/shareholder resolutions and meeting minutes. Esther also has experience with securities matters.
J.D., Thomas Jefferson School of Law
Lawyer’s Assistant Program, University of San Diego
B.A. in English-Literature, Point Loma Nazarene University
U.S. Court of Appeals, District of Columbia
U.S. Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals, 9th Circuit
U.S. District Court, Central District of California
Sony Online Entertainment LLC
Procopio, Cory, Hargreaves & Savitch LLP
Allen, Matkins, Leck, Gamble & Mallory LLP
Pillsbury Winthrop LLP
Luce, Forward, Hamilton & Scripps, LLP