Senior Associate

CHARLES R. SUTTON is an experienced intellectual property attorney who has prosecuted numerous patent and trademark applications and litigated patent infringement, copyright infringement, trademark oppositions and cancellations, and International Trade Commission Investigations. He also has extensive experience assisting businesses in regulatory compliance before the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration. Prior to joining the Law Offices of Roger C. Hsu, Mr. Sutton gained invaluable experience as a biotechnical development scientist for the XOMA Corporation.

Since joining the Law Offices of Roger C. Hsu, Mr. Sutton has obtained numerous patents, trademarks, and settlements for clients in several industries, including, but not limited to: manufacturer of custom cars for motion pictures; garment manufacturer; a company which provides business efficiency seminars; computer software manufacturer; furniture distributor and manufacturer; automotive part manufacturer; household goods.

Mr. Sutton’s interests include painting and three-dimensional digital art. In fact, Mr. Sutton was the April 2007 winner of the Two-Dimensional Art Competition sponsored by the Arizona Attorney Magazine.

Areas of Practice:
Intellectual Property (Patent and Trademark Prosecution and Litigation)

Litigation Percentage:
80% of practice devoted to litigation (37.5% federal court appearances; 62.5% state courts)

Bar Admissions:
California State Bar
Arizona State Bar
United States District Court, Central District of California
United States District Court of Arizona
United States Patent and Trademark Office

Glendale College of Law, Glendale, California
Bachelor of Science, Law
Juris Doctorate - 1995
Honors: Law Review
Honors: Moot Court Semifinalist

California State University of Northridge, Northridge, California
Masters in Science, Biology - 1991
Honors: With Distinction

California State University of Northridge, Northridge, California
Bachelor of Science, Biology - 1988
Honors: Dean’s List (1985, 1987, 1988)

Professional Associations and Memberships:
Glendale Bar Association

California Lawyers for the Arts

Co-chair of the State Bar of California Annual Bench and Bar Art Exhibition

Past President of Long Beach Arts (non-profit art gallery)







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