J. Brian Loker

J. Brian Loker


J. Brian Loker


J. Brian Loker focuses his practice on patent preparation for clients in the technology industry.

His current matters include preparation of new patent applications and prosecution of pending patent applications in front of the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) as well as coordinating prosecution of pending patent applications in foreign jurisdictions. Brian’s specific experience with diverse technologies includes 3D graphics, image processing, machine learning algorithms, wireless technologies, signal processing, virtualization, data networks, and automotive systems.

Brian graduated with a degree in Mechanical Engineering with a focus on embedded control systems and has valuable experience in the industrial automation, defense, and semiconductor industries. While earning his J.D. at DePaul University College of Law, Brian spent two summers studying aboard in Beijing, China.


Downey Brand is particularly sensitive to the privacy of its clients, thus the patent law group does not discuss specific clients or case results.

Professional, Community And Pro Bono Involvement

  •  East Bay Football Officials Association

Honors And Rankings

  • Recipient, Honors Merit Scholarship, Fall 2007
  • Recipient, CALI Award in Advanced Intellectual Property


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