Heather R. Norton


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Intellectual Property Litigation, Patent Prosecution, Patent Reexaminations, Business Litigation

Headquartered out of our Silicon Valley office, Heather Norton is an experienced intellectual property attorney and handles matters involving patent litigation, patent reexaminations, infringement/invalidity opinions and related business litigation matters.

Heather has vast experience in performing complex prior art analysis and developing persuasive arguments in both ex-parte and inter-partes reexamination proceedings.

Prior to joining the firm, Heather worked at several large firms such as Morrison Foerster and Perkins Coie where she focused on intellectual property litigation, business litigation, class action litigation. Before law school, Heather worked as a research scientist on a solar physics project at NASA and conducted research in high-energy theoretical physics.

Education  B.S. in Physics, University of Maryland M.S. in Physics, University of North Carolina, Michigan Law School (Cum Laude) (2007)
Admissions All courts of the State of California; the United States District Court for the Central District of California; the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, USPTO