Eric N. Kohli

Of Counsel at Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie LLP

Eric Kohli is a registered patent lawyer with more than 20 years of experience in intellectual property law. Eric's practice has focused on advising a wide variety of clients, including Fortune 100 and Fortune 500 companies, through patent and trademark development, prosecution, enforcement, business agreements, licensing, and litigation.

Eric's patent practice includes technologies in the mechanical, electrical, electronics, software, business methods, mobile apps, automotive, culinary, apparel, and medical arts. He has developed and prosecuted patent applications for universities, international and U.S.-based corporations, medical professionals, automotive technologists, retail ventures, startups, restaurants, and the like. His ability to think outside the box and craft innovative solutions has led him to achieve quick allowances for patent applications, including overcoming final rejections after failed prosecution by prior counsel.

Eric has considerable experience registering and prosecuting trademarks before the United States Patent and Trademark Office and international trademark offices, as well as enforcing trademarks around the world. Further, he is an experienced litigator who has handled patent and trademark infringement matters for several high-profile companies.

Eric's background includes a degree in Electrical Engineering and practical experience working in the industry.

Eric has a track record of helping clients achieve patent protection. Eric applies novel perspectives in helping clients overcome obstacles to protect their intellectual property. Clients trust Eric’s ability to understand their specific goals and financial constraints. His confidence and optimism are a product of his track record, with clients routinely relying on his proactive counsel.

On a personal side, Eric came to the U.S. at age 17, alone, and put himself through college and law school. Eric is an adventurous foodie, discovering new restaurants and experiencing well-known chefs’ cuisines and Michelin-starred restaurants. Eric loves scuba diving, he is Advanced Open Water certified, reserving his vacations for popular diving destinations.


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