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Brandon G. Smith

Brandon Smith is a partner in our Orange County office. His practice is focused on litigation with an emphasis on patent, trademark, copyright, trade secret, and data privacy matters. His practice has included numerous district court cases across the country and multiple proceedings before the U.S. International Trade Commission.

In addition to his litigation experience with Knobbe Martens, Mr. Smith has served as a Deputy District Attorney with the Orange County District Attorney’s Office through the Trial Attorney Partnership program where he successfully prosecuted criminal matters, including a jury trial, as a first chair trial attorney.

Mr. Smith earned his Bachelor’s of Science in Biomedical Engineering at California Polytechnic University, San Luis Obispo. Mr. Smith received his J.D. from the University of San Diego School of Law where he was Editor-in-Chief of Volume 52 of the San Diego Law Review.

Mr. Smith was a summer associate with the firm in 2014 and joined the firm as an associate in 2015. 

Extern Experience

Judicial Extern for the Honorable Marilyn Huff (S.D. Cal.)

University of San Diego School of Law (USD), J.D., Order of the Coif, Editor-in-Chief – San Diego Law Review Volume 52
California Polytechnic State University – San Luis Obispo (CAL POLY), B.S., Biomedical Engineering, Tau Beta Pi
State Bar of California
U.S. District Court – Central District of California
U.S. District Court – Southern District of California

Diagnostic Tools

Research Tools & Reagents

Chemical, Industrial & Materials

Pool & Spa

Consumer Products & Services

Aesthetics & Personal Care Products

Food & Beverage

Restaurants & Hospitality

Sporting Goods & Recreation

Fashion & Beauty





Medical Devices & Procedures

Ablation Technology

Aesthetics & Implants


Annulus & Nucleus Repair

Arteriovenous (AV) Fistula


Biocompatible Polymers & Coatings

Cardiac Assist Device (E.g., LVAD & Heart Pumps)

Cardiac Rhythm Management


Catheters & Probes

Chordae Tendineae Repair & Replacement

Dental Devices


Drug Eluting & Drug Delivery Devices

Embolic Protection & Clot Retrieving



Left Atrial Appendage (LAA) Occlusion

Left Ventricular Assist Device (LVAD)

Minimally Invasive & Endoscopic Procedures


Pacemakers & Electrical Stimulation Devices


Sleep Apnea

Spinal Cages

Spinal Posterior Instrumentation

Spinal Stenoses


Sports Medicine

Stents, Valves, & Delivery Systems

Structural Heart

Surgical Equipment

Trans Septal Crossing

Transcatheter & Surgical Aortic, Mitral & Tricuspid Valve Replacement


Diagnostic Tools

Research Tools & Reagents

Antitrust & Competition Litigation
Appellate Litigation
Copyright Litigation
Copyright Litigation
False Advertising Litigation
False Advertising Litigation
HatchWaxman Litigation
Infringement Risk 
Inter Partes Review (IPR)
ITC Litigation
Patent Litigation
Patent Strategy & Prosecution
Patent Trial & Appeal Board (PTAB) Litigation
PostGrant Review (PGR)
PTAB Overview
Trade Secret
Trade Secret & Employee Mobility Litigation
Trade Secret & Employee Mobility Litigation
Trademark & Brand Protection
Trademark and Brand Protection Litigation
Trademark and Brand Protection Litigation
Trademark Enforcement
Trademark Trial & Appeal Board (TTAB) Litigation 
Unfair Competition Litigation
Unfair Competition Litigation

Recognized by The Legal 500 “United States” for Trademark Litigation (2022)

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