Noah Flaks is an experienced patent and trademark attorney and has represented foreign and domestic clients for more than 15 years.  He provides guidance to clients in a range of topics including:

  • Responding to 101 rejections
  • Efficient patent prosecution strategies
  • Patent portfolio management
  • Trademark and design patent prosecution
  • IP licensing

Mr. Flaks specializes in all phases of patent prosecution.  He works with clients to effectively craft claims and tailor patent prosecution strategies to achieve client goals.

He has extensive experience in drafting, prosecuting patent applications and providing opinions in an array of technologies, including:

  • Industry standards (3GPP 3G/4G/5G, MTC, D2D, NFC, DVB, MPEG, 802.11)
  • Advanced display technologies (LCD/LED/3D projection)
  • Consumer electronics
  • E-commerce
  • Internet-of-things (IoT)
  • Automation
  • User interface and operating systems
  • Imaging devices and image processing
  • Semiconductor devices
  • Data recording mediums

Mr. Flaks has conducted hundreds of interviews with patent examiners at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office to effectively advance prosecution.  Mr. Flaks also has experience in the patent appeal process, drafting appeal briefs and representing clients before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board.

Mr. Flaks assists clients in a variety of trademark issues, including: trademark application prosecution, trademark searches, trademark licenses, and trademark infringement.


  • Chapman University School of Law (J.D.)
  • Cornell University School of Engineering (B.S.)
    • Engineering

Bar Admissions

  • California
  • District of Columbia
  • Registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

Professional Affiliations

  • American Bar Association
  • California State Bar
  • District of Columbia Bar
  • Intellectual Property Owners Association

Prior Affiliations

  • Oblon
  • Oliff