George H. Gates Partner Main: 310-641-8797 vCard
Victor G. Cooper Partner Main: 310-641-8797 vCard
William J. Wood, Ph.D. Partner Direct: 310-642-4144 vCard
Jason S. Feldmar Partner Direct: 310-642-4141 vCard
Brendan Serapiglia, PH.D.
Direct: 310-642-4153 vCard
Daniel Wu Associate Attorney Direct: 310-642-4147 vCard


Our staff of professional assistants bring to the firm, collectively, over 60 years of patent and trademark prosecution experience. Several of our legal assistants have extensive experience in international and foreign patent and trademark prosecution. We also have experts in biotechnical and chemical patent prosecution who are proficient in the preparation of sequence listings and chemical drawings.

  • Denise A. Shokoohi, Office Manager
  • Maryann R. Johnson, Legal Assistant
  • Kathryn A. Yazgulian, Legal Assistant
  • Robyn E. Fieland, Legal Assistant
  • Elizabeth A. Brown, Legal Assistant
  • Aja T. Williams, Legal Assistant
  • Belinda A. Nunez-Arnold, Docketing Clerk