Glenn E. Von Tersch practices primarily in the areas of patents and trademarks, with additional emphasis on Intellectual Property and Internet counseling, litigation, licensing and related transactions. His technical experience includes a broad range of Silicon Valley technologies, including semiconductor manufacturing and devices, computer architecture, software and Internet applications, analog and digital circuitry, communications equipment, and signal processing. He also has experience with other technologies including solar technology, fuel cell technology, materials technology and consumer products. Mr. Von Tersch is admitted to and has appeared before the USPTO, numerous Federal District Courts, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. Additionally, he has managed intellectual property proceedings before administrative bodies and courts outside the United States. Moreover, he works with technology companies on a broad variety of issues related to company interaction with the Internet and to starting up technology companies.
Mr. Von Tersch formerly worked as an engineer in Silicon Valley and graduated from the Electrical Engineering and Computer Science program at the University of California at Berkeley. He currently serves on the Executive Committee of the State Bar of California’s Intellectual Property Section, on the Board of the Silicon Valley Intellectual Property Law Association (SVIPLA) as a Past President, and as a Trustee of the U.C. Hastings (1066) Foundation. Mr. Von Tersch previously served as a member of the Advisory Board of the High Technology Law Institute (HTLI) of Santa Clara University. Additionally, Mr. Von Tersch has contributed time as a Guest Lecturer teaching a course for a Quarter (term) at the University of Washington.