Vanderbilt University Law School, 2009, J.D.
University of Arizona, 2005, B.S. & B.A., cum laude


Recognition and Activities

State Bar of California President’s Pro Bono Service Award for Best Law Firm Team (2016)
Wiley Manuel Certificate (2016 and 2012)
Invitation to Northern District of California Judicial Conference (2017) 


Bar Admissions

State Bar of California

Brandon C. Martin

Brandon Martin joined Hosie Rice in 2018 after practicing for eight years in the Palo Alto office of a major international law firm and a short time as a patent litigation consultant. Mr. Martin is an experienced patent litigator and has also litigated trademark infringement matters as well as commercial disputes involving intellectual property. Mr. Martin’s practice has included complex antitrust and appellate litigation at the Fourth and Federal Circuit Courts of Appeal.

Mr. Martin’s patent litigation experience is broad, having represented clients in cases alleging infringement of patents related to wireless networking, semiconductor fabrication, medical devices, interactive television, non-volatile memory, integrated circuit design, web browsers, and object-oriented programming. He has litigated cases in the busiest patent litigation venues in the country, including the Northern District of California, the Eastern District of Texas, and the District of Delaware. Mr. Martin has also represented clients in the fabless semiconductor, thin-film PV, computer memory, and enterprise software industries in various commercial matters relating to intellectual property.

In addition to negotiating pre-suit and post-suit patent license and settlement agreements, Mr. Martin has advised a broad range of businesses and private equity firms regarding existing and potential litigation in high-risk mergers and acquisitions.

Mr. Martin is listed as a co-inventor on several U.S. patent applications. He brings an inventor’s eye for innovation and an entrepreneur’s passion for results to his representation of the firm’s clients.

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