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Operational Experience Matters

We are a boutique firm counseling domestic and international companies, founders, and those who fund them. We offer customized and value-added intellectual property and corporate services, as well as acting as local general counsel.

Using our strategic insight resulting from decades of legal expertise and practical approach, we provide sound strategies from a lean prospective, utilizing our combined legal, technical, and operational expertise, to support our clients as they form and grow their ideas into successful businesses. We are small, agile, and have a great reach, both domestically and internationally, as well as the flexibility to act swiftly. For us, operational excellence matters for every engagement.

Value Proposition Of Intellectual Property
Is Not Determined In Isolation

  • Operational | We represent businesses which means we need to understand how businesses operate. Our team combines its expertise in IP law with its general legal practice. All members of our team have operational experience, that is, we have worked as members of technical staff or business managers in their past careers. With its in-depth operational experience, our team is well accustomed to real-life challenges facing emerging as well as mature companies.

  • Practical | A brilliant discovery must be capable of being put into practice in order to be commercialized. We look at each project and engagement with the view toward its business goals.

  • Value Added | For us, operational excellence matters for every engagement. We provided sound strategies and services from a lean prospective, utilizing our combined legal, technical, operational expertise, and consultative approach. Our goal is doing the best in most efficient manner with highest quality.

  • Network | We are small, agile, and have a great reach, both domestically and internationally, as well as the flexibility to act swiftly. We have been engaged by many international entities including private companies, governments, universities.
  • Community | We support and advocate a balanced life by contributing to our professional and civic communities. We are actively involved in and supports non-profit organizations and institutions, both professional and social. We take pride in minimizing our environmental impact and footprint and are practically a paperless law firm, using digital file management whenever possible. We support and encourage our team to work from home and attend business events and meetings, in person, as needed.

More Information About STLGIP
Soody Tronson Managing Founder
With over 25 years of operational experience in law, technology, and management in start-up and fortune 100 companies, Soody’s strategic insight coupled with her practical approach…

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Damon KaliOf Counsel
Damon Kali specializes in patent prosecution and associated client counseling. His practice emphasizes the preparation and prosecution of patent applications in a wide range of…

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Jim McDanielOf Counsel
Jim, Of Counsel, brings over 27 years of national and international intellectual property experiences. Jim has personally prepared and prosecuted over 200 issued US patents.

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Senior Patent AgentJeff is an experienced senior patent agent with over 12 years of patent prosecution, patent development, and patent portfolio management in both large corporate and startup company environments.

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Sousan KarimiTechnical Adviser
Sousan brings over 20 years of professional experience computer science and advanced programming, with specialization in distributed databases. Her career…

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Alma KaliCertified IP Paralegal
Alma has over ten years of patent prosecution experience and has worked in both corporate and law-firm environments. Alma holds a B.S. in political theory from San Jose State…

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Pegah AbdollahLegal Intern
Pegah is currently a student at John F. Kennedy School of Law and will receive her J.D./M.B.A. in 2015. Pegah’s professional interests are in intellectual property, immigration, and…

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Lois wongSenior Executive Coach
Lois is an experienced executive coach and business consultant who specializes in closing deals, delivering succinct presentations, managing key accounts, and facilitating meetings to lift…

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