Derek B. West


With a background in physics and nuclear engineering, Derek West focuses his practice on patent prosecution. He advises clients in a variety of fields, including user interfaces, computer software, and autonomous driving. While in law school, Derek focused his studies on all forms of intellectual property, graduating with UC Berkeley’s Law and Technology Certificate and having taken coursework in patents, trademarks, copyrights, and trade secrets, while writing extensively on issues in the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA).