Todd Marlette has over 25 years of experience in intellectual property law. As a seasoned senior attorney with significant experience in litigation, licensing, portfolio management, and patent preparation and prosecution, Todd brings that wealth of IP knowledge to every matter he handles for our clients.
Todd’s technical expertise includes video codecs & compression, multimedia & device connectivity, integrated circuits, semiconductors & sensors, digital signal processing, software, cloud computing, and IoT. Todd has used his technical and legal expertise to help small and large technology companies leverage their market share with great success.
Prior to joining Mannava & Kang, P.C., Todd was Patent Counsel at Qualcomm, serving as a valuable member of its strategic analysis and licensing team, focusing on current and next generation video codecs and outlining FRAND standards essential patents policies. Before that, Todd was an associate at several premier law firms.
Todd is a frequent author and speaker on IP issues. Most notably, the 1995 law review article he co-authored was ahead of its time. The article argued for the patentability of programmed computers, and was recited cited by amicus in the Supreme Court case Alice v. CLS Bank.