Bobby B. Soltani

Partner

Background

Bobby's practice is focused on U.S. and foreign patent prosecution of electrical engineering and computer software matters, as well as patent litigation, infringement opinions, licensing, and strategic portfolio management. He received a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Oklahoma (2001), and an M.S. in Electrical Engineering from Oklahoma State University (2003). Bobby holds a J.D. from the University of Oklahoma College of Law (2007).

Education

University of Oklahoma College of Law
J.D. 2007

Oklahoma State University
Electrical Engineering
M.S. 2003

University of Oklahoma
Electrical Engineering
B.S. 2001

Honors and Awards

  • Selected to Washington Rising Stars®, 2014-2017

Experience

Bobby has extensive experience preparing and prosecuting domestic and international patent applications in a variety of technologies relating to machine learning, artificial intelligence (AI), virtual reality (VR), robotics, autonomous vehicles, optics, consumer electronics, medical devices, and software applications. His practice also includes litigating multiple patent infringement matters, drafting opinions, licensing, and patent portfolio analysis. Prior to practicing law, Bobby was an electrical engineer at Seagate Technology and the Federal Aviation Administration.

Affiliations

Bobby is admitted to practice in Washington (2010) and Colorado (2007), and is registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. He is a board member for the Washington State Patent Law Association (WSPLA), and is also a member of American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA) and the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). Bobby also lectures on U.S. patent practice at the University of Washington's renowned Center for Advanced Study and Research on Innovation Policy (CASRIP).

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