About the Intellectual Property Section

The Intellectual Property Section provides educational and networking opportunities for attorneys focused on copyrights, patents, trademarks, trade secrets, and more.

To join the section, please contact our Membership Department at (510) 302-2200 or hadassah@acbanet.org.

Upcoming Events

Intellectual Property Section
IP Section Members at the ACBA Holiday Reception
IP Section Members at the ACBA Holiday Reception
Amir V. Adibi

Imperium Patent Law LLP
315 Ray St #2
Pleasanton, CA 94566
(650) 353-2312



Quynh Chen

Q. Chen Law
101 Broadway
Ste 306
Oakland, CA 94607
(510) 764-8880



Foster Dobry

Attorney, Dobry IP
(510) 560-3813

Foster Dobry

Foster Dobry is an attorney at Dobry IP, PC, a solo law practice that provides intellectual property services to smaller clients. His areas of practice consist of patent, copyright, and trademark law. He is admitted to practice law in California and is a registered patent attorney.

Katherine Alphonso

3130 Balfour Road
Suite D #108
Brentwood, CA 94513

Katherine Alphonso

Katherine Alphonso is a newly admitted member of the California State Bar.  She currently works as a contract attorney at a San Francisco law firm, where she handles issues regarding trademarks, corporate formations and filings, employment compliance, and licensing.  She is pursuing privacy law certification and hopes to make that practice area her primary focus.  She also works as a Graduate Fellow at Golden Gate University.

Seday Akay-Onur

(609) 759-1489


Seda Akay Onur is originally a Turkish lawyer, and she currently is licensed to practice law in California. She received her first degree in law from Istanbul University Faculty of Law and obtained her U.S. law degree from Northeastern University School of Law. While in Turkey, Seda worked for a free and open source operating system project, and was actively involved in the movement against Internet censorship practices. Since moving to the United States, she worked on matters involving human rights and intellectual property research. Seda is fascinated by the issues at the intersection of law and technology, and interested in working on copyright and trademark matters.

Andrew Palmer

Imperium Patent Law LLP
315 Ray St #2
Pleasanton, CA 94566
(424) 634-0319

Andrew is an attorney at Imperium Patent Law LLP. He practices in the areas of patent, copyright, and trademark. He is admitted to practice law in California and as a patent attorney at the USPTO. He loves to travel and has traveled to 6 of the 7 continents.