Portrait of Kenneth M. Kaslow

Kenneth M. Kaslow
Partner, Gard & Kaslow LLP


With a degree in electrical engineering and over 20 years of experience in patent law, Ken has proven expertise in all aspects of patent work, including preparation and prosecution, portfolio strategy, opinion letters, due diligence, licensing, and litigation.

As a partner at both a large general firm and a boutique intellectual property firm, Ken provided extensive intellectual property counseling, including the creation and development of patent portfolios, preparation and prosecution of patent applications, formulation and negotiation of business transactions and licensing strategies, and patent analysis and opinion work.

Ken has litigated cases involving patent, copyright, and trademark infringement; trade secret misappropriation; and breaches of licenses and other agreements.

Ken has also worked in industry as trusted counsel for a variety of technology-related companies, managing the intellectual property of two Fortune 500 companies, as well as acting as general counsel for several private companies. His background includes both hardware and software and diverse technologies including semiconductor design and processing, computer systems, medical devices, and optical and wireless communications.

Past experience

  • Of counsel, Carr & Ferrell LLP
  • Associate General Counsel, Intellectual Property, JDS Uniphase Corporation
  • Director of Intellectual Property, Cadence Design Systems
  • Senior Counsel, Intel Corporation
  • Partner, Fenwick & West LLP
  • Partner, Limbach, Limbach & Sutton


  • Stanford Law School
    J.D., Law
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    S.B., Electrical Engineering


  • Registered Patent Attorney, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
  • Member, State Bar of California
  • Member, State Bar of California Intellectual Property Law Section
  • Admitted, United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
  • Admitted, United States District Court for the Northern District of California
  • Admitted, United States District Court for the Central District of California
  • Admitted, United States District Court for the Southern District of California
  • Admitted, United States District Court for the Eastern District of California