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Baraa Kahf

Baraa Kahf has been zealously advocating for clients in intellectual property litigation for over a decade, since graduating from the University of California, Davis School of Law in 2008.  He has litigated in federal courts nationwide, before the US International Trade Commission (ITC), the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB), the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB), as well as in mediation and arbitration proceedings.

Baraa’s has represented clients in various industries, including dental implant design and surgical software, pulse oximetry technology, DNA sequencing and diagnostics software, banking software, mobile phones, and GPS software and hardware.  His practice includes litigating patent and trademark infringement lawsuits, federal and state trade secrets disputes, trademark opposition and cancellation proceedings, licensing disputes, and domain name disputes.

Prior to joining the firm, Baraa worked as an I/T specialist for IBM Global Services, where he designed, developed, and implemented various software and internet applications, including supply chain management software, financial data mining software, and resource management software.

He has been named a “Southern California Rising Star” by Super Lawyers magazine for his work in intellectual property litigation (2014-2019).

Baraa was a summer associate with the firm in 2007 and joined the firm in 2008.

University of California – Davis, J.D., Senior Notes and Comments Editor – UC Davis Law Review, King Hall Intellectual Property Association, Civil Rights Clinic
University of California – Irvine, B.S., Information and Computer Science
State Bar of California
U.S. District Court – Central District of California
U.S. District Court – Northern District of California
Chemical, Industrial & Materials



Communications Technology

Cellular Networking & Communications

Consumer Products & Services

Food & Beverage

Restaurants & Hospitality

Sporting Goods & Recreation

Electrical, Semiconductor & Computer Technology

Electronics & Semiconductors

Healthcare Information Technology

Software & IT

Medical Devices & Procedures

Dental Devices



Medical Informatics & Software Systems

Transportation & Vehicles

Automotive Transportation & Powersports

Electronics (Audio / Video, Communication, Navigation, Security)

Copyright Litigation
Copyright Litigation
False Advertising Litigation
Inter Partes Review (IPR)
ITC Litigation
Patent Litigation
Trade Secret
Trade Secret & Employee Mobility Litigation
Trade Secret & Employee Mobility Litigation
Trade Secret Protection Advice, Counseling, Employee & Nondisclosure Agreements
Trademark and Brand Protection Litigation
Trademark Trial & Appeal Board (TTAB) Litigation 
Unfair Competition Litigation
Unfair Competition Litigation

  • Named a “Top 10 Champion of DEI in the Law of OC” by the Orange County Coalition for Diversity in the Law (2022)
  • Named a “Southern California Rising Star” by Super Lawyers magazine for his work in intellectual property litigation (2014-2019)
  • American Bar Association
  • Federal Bar Association
  • Orange County Bar Association
  • Muslim Bar Association of Southern California
  • National Association of Muslim Lawyers
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