Martin Jaquez2021-05-07T05:17:08+00:00

Martin Jaquez


Marty Jaquez has worked with technology companies as both an engineer and an intellectual property attorney for 28+ years. He has the perspective of having been inside legal counsel, outside counsel in large law firms, and most recently founding partner of Jaquez Land Greenhaus & McFarland. Mr. Jaquez has applied his experience and expertise to the representation of technology-based companies ranging from start-ups to very large corporations.

Practice Specialties

Patent preparation, prosecution, and counseling in the fields of:

Telecommunications – including CDMA wireless communications systems, RF technologies, TDMA wireless communications systems and Bluetooth® technologies

Electronics – including analog and digital devices and circuitry, integrated circuit design and fabrication, communication devices including RF devices, computer architectures and related electronic circuit device designs

Software – including signal processing, telecommunications protocols, video compression decompression, imaging software applications, and real-time image processing

Mechanical and Electro-Mechanical – including automotive safety system designs, radar-based collision avoidance systems, boating equipment designs, and food preparation and delivery systems

Bio-Medical Devices – including medical devices and instrumentation, and imaging systems


Mr. Jaquez brings 28+ years of experience to the Firm in intellectual property matters, including preparation and filing of patent applications, patent prosecution, copyright and trademark registration and related matters, and counseling clients regarding patent portfolio development and strategies related thereto.

After obtaining an MSEE from the University of Southern California, Mr. Jaquez worked as a design engineer and research scientist for Bell Telephone Laboratories.  He later pursued a second successful career in patent law.  Mr. Jaquez has written and filed hundreds of patent applications the majority of which have published as issued patents.  Mr. Jaquez focuses his efforts on developing and protecting patent portfolios for start-up to mid-sized companies.

Bar Admissions

U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (1991)

California State Bar (1992)


JD degree, Magna Cum Laude (top 3%) from the University of San Diego School of Law (1992)  –  Honors – Law Review and Dean’s Outstanding Scholar

MSEE degree from the University of Southern California (1982)

BSEE degree from Boston University (1981)


NoteIllinois v Perkins, Vol. 27 USD Law Review, Issue 4, pg. 1019 (November 1990)

CommentVol. 28 USD Law Review Issue 3, pg. 685 (August, 1991)

Professional Memberships

American Bar Association

California Bar Association