Christian J. Martinez

Christian J. Martinez

Intellectual Property Attorney at Donahue Gallagher Woods LLP

Currently employed at Donahue Gallagher Woods LLP, Marin County Human Rights Commission

Previous: Wordtech Systems, Inc., Trademarkia (RAPC), State Bar of California Standing Committee for the Delivery of Legal Services, Murphy, Pearson, Bradley & Feeney, Archer Norris, Law Offices of Christian J. Martinez, SF Public Defender


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    I am a technology transactional attorney and litigator experienced in negotiating and preparing technology licenses, software agreements, and general commercial agreements. I manage intellectual property disputes, including patent litigation, Trademark Trial and Appeals Board proceedings, and e-discovery compliance.I am admitted before all California Courts, the 9th and Federal Circuits, and the U.S. Supreme Court, and am conversant in Spanish and French.Representative Matters:* ProconGPS v. Star Sensor et al., Northern District of California (2011), Patent Infringement and Unfair Competition*Mediatechnics Systems, Inc. v. Wordtech Systems Inc. et al, Northern District of California, (2007), Patent infringement, Inequitable Conduct, Breach of Contract and Fraud Claims. * Wordtech Systems Inc. v. Microtech Systems, Inc., Northern District of California, (2008), Patent Infringement, Inequitable Conduct, Invalidity.* Wordtech Systems v. Integrated Network Solutions Corp. et al., Eastern District of California, (2008), Patent Infringement jury trial and Markman hearing. * Wordtech Systems v. Integrated Network Solutions Corp. et al, United States District Court for the Federal Circuit (2009), Briefed and argued.* Wordtech Systems v. Microboards Manufacturing, LLC et al., Northern District of California (2009), Patent infringement, patent re-examination proceedings.* Wordtech Systems and Quintel Research Group LLC v. Sony Computer Entertainment of America (2010), Patent Infringement.* Wordtech Systems v. Hamid Assadian et al, Superior Court of the County of Orange (2009) Uniform Fraudulent Transfer Act, Conspiracy.* Levin v. Ligon (2005), California Court of Appeals, 140 Cal.App.4th 1456, Appellate briefing.




At Donahue Gallagher Woods LLP

From 2012 to Present
Donahue Gallagher Woods LLP conducts a highly diversified civil practice, providing a full range of litigation, business counseling, transactional, and alternative dispute resolution services in the areas of business, corporate, real estate, intellectual property, employment, immigration, creditors’...
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Vice Chair

At Marin County Human Rights Commission

From 2010 to Present
The Commission’s role is advisory to the Board of Supervisors. The Commission handles complaints, problems and requests for assistance involving violations of human or civil rights from individuals and groups.

General Counsel

At Wordtech Systems, Inc.

From 2007 to 2012
At Wordtech, I was the point man on all legal matters arising in connection with its business, including preventing and redressing the infringement of Wordtech’s patents. I have successfully monetized several patent lines in the robotics and entertainment industries through the creation of unique...
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Senior Counsel

At Trademarkia (RAPC)

Trademarkia is a trademark search engine that enables users to file for trademarks and seek other legal services via the law firm Raj Abhyanker, PC. As Senior Counsel I advised a wide range of clients on IP matters, and managed cases before the Trademark Trial and Appeals Board and U.S. District...
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At State Bar of California Standing Committee for the Delivery of Legal Services

From 2006 to 2009
The Standing Committee on the Delivery of Legal Services (SCDLS) is a 20-member advisory committee that:•identifies, develops, and supports improvements in the delivery of legal services (civil and criminal) to low-and moderate-income individuals in California.•serves as a resource to the Board of...
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At Murphy, Pearson, Bradley & Feeney

From 2005 to 2006
Legal malpractice and general commercial litigation, including business torts and intellectual property.


At Archer Norris

From 2003 to 2005
Managed real estate, intellectual property, business litigation and torts cases. Conducted pretrial discovery and motions, including motions for summary judgment. Prepared appellate briefs and writs.· Conducted civil litigation from pleadings through appeals.· Prepared real property commercial...
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At Law Offices of Christian J. Martinez

From 2001 to 2003
Managed active solo practice in civil and criminal law. Tried jury and bench trials and conducted arbitration.


At SF Public Defender

From 1999 to 2000
I prepared pre-trial motions, appeared in Court, and second-chaired a first degree burglary case to a San Francisco jury, obtaining an acquittal.