Craig Gelfound Recognized as a Leader in His Field by Chambers USA

LOS ANGELES — Craig Gelfound, head of Arent Fox LLP’s Intellectual Property practice in Los Angeles, has been recognized as a leader in his field by Chambers USA, one of the preeminent directories of leading law firms and lawyers across the globe, in the area of Intellectual Property: Patent Prosecution for the California market. This honor comes on the heels of Mr. Gelfound recently being recognized by the Daily Journal as one of the Top Intellectual Property Lawyers in California, marking his eleventh consecutive year of this recognition, and being named an “IP Star” by Managing IP (MIP) Magazine.

"Craig Gelfound heads the firm's Los Angeles IP group and is noted for his experience advising technology-sector clients of all sizes principally on patent prosecution and portfolio management matters." – Chambers USA 2021

"Craig has many years of valuable experience in complex patent matters. He is very efficient, easy to deal with and an excellent communicator." "He is a very seasoned lawyer with strong expertise." – Client quotes from Chambers USA

"It is no surprise that Craig was listed among the best in his field in California for patent prosecution by Chambers USA,” said Aaron H. Jacoby, Los Angeles Managing Partner. “Arent Fox’s leading IP practice represents top companies on a global level, and it continues to thrive in this state under Craig's leadership."

Mr. Gelfound has an extraordinary track record of monetizing intellectual property to maximize return on investment by procuring, managing, licensing and enforcing domestic and global portfolios. He graduated with a JD, magna cum laude, from Southwestern University School of Law, where he currently serves as an adjunct member of the faculty teaching patent law. He received a BS in electrical engineering from San Diego State University. He brings considerable experience in telecommunications and technology to his practice, having designed signal processors for military radar applications when he worked for a major telecommunications company early in his career. He also served as project manager for one of the largest air traffic control radar contracts with the United States Air Force.

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