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Peter Law

Peter Law is a Partner in the firm’s San Diego office. Peter has a degree in Chemical Engineering from Brigham Young University, and worked as a nuclear engineer for Lockheed Martin and the Naval Nuclear Power Program, where he specialized in operation and testing of submarine and aircraft carrier nuclear propulsion systems.  After six years with Lockheed Martin, Peter began law school, and graduated in 2011 with highest honors.  Peter joined Knobbe Martens as an associate in 2011 and became a partner in 2018.

Peter has experience in a variety of technical areas, including pharmaceuticals, mechanical and chemical engineering, computer systems, logistics, and physics.  Peter has experience in many aspects of patent and trademark law including litigation, prosecution, licensing, strategic client counseling, and inter partes reviews, and actively works in client counseling, licensing, patent prosecution, trademark prosecution, and inter partes review.   

University of Utah – S.J. Quinney College of Law, J.D.
Brigham Young University, B.S., Chemical Engineering
State Bar of California
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office


CBD & Legal Cannabis


Chemical, Industrial & Materials


Automation & Robotics

Building Construction

Chemical Engineering

Combinatorial Chemistry

Concrete & Aggregates

Construction & Home Improvement


Fuel Cells & Batteries


HVAC & Passive Ventilation


Mining Chemicals

Oil & Gas

Pharmaceutical Chemistry


Pool & Spa




Consumer Products & Services

Electrical, Semiconductor & Computer Technology

Electronics & Semiconductors

Software & IT


Fashion & Beauty

Financial Services & Business Methods

Blockchain & Smart Contracts

Cloud Computing

Data Privacy

Licensing & Indemnification

Open Source

Media, Advertising & Entertainment

Literary Works

Mobile Applications


Online Games

Medical Devices & Procedures

Glucose Monitoring & Insulin Infusion


Infusion Pumps

Ophthalmology & Eye Care



Wound Care


Biosimilars & Hatch-Waxman Litigation

Diagnostic Tools



Transportation & Vehicles

Aerospace & Space Technology

Auto Care

Automotive Transportation & Powersports


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


Fuels & Additives

Passenger Transportation


Tools & Equipment

Transportation Equipment

Assignments and Licenses
Brand Portfolio Management
Brand Search
Design Patents
Due Diligence
Global Portfolio Management
Infringement Risk 
International Trademarks
IP Strategy
IP Transactions and Agreements
Opinions and Counseling
Opinions Counseling
Patent Strategy & Prosecution
Patent Trial & Appeal Board (PTAB) Litigation
Tech Transactions
Trademark & Brand Protection
Trademark Registration
TTAB Proceedings
U.S. Patent Prosecution

  • Named to the Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch guide, which “recognizes lawyers who are earlier in their careers for their outstanding professional excellence in private practice”, for Patent Law (2021 – 2024) and Patent Litigation (2024)
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