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Mr. Tsircou specializes in intellectual property matters, particularly in the area of patent law. He provides a broad range of client services in acquiring, maintaining, analyzing and enforcing intellectual property rights. He also advises clients on confrontations with the intellectual property rights of others.

Having experience across a broad array of technologies, Mr. Tsircou has worked in a variety of areas, such as unmanned aerial vehicles, space systems, software, data processing and encryption, wind turbine systems, interior components for commercial airlines, medical devices, microwave antenna systems, dialysis systems, business methods, sporting goods, toys and electronics, apparel, pet and baby products, packaging assemblies, and communication systems.

In addition, Mr. Tsircou has helped clients enforce their intellectual property rights and has defended charges of infringement. He has appeared on behalf of clients in U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit to defend IP rights.

Prior to practicing law, Mr. Tsircou served as an officer in the U.S. Air Force where he had significant management, research and development responsibilities, particularly relating to satellites, other space systems and communication networks.

Between Mr. Tsircou’s professionalism, extensive research and communication skills, engineering background and expertise within the IP field, his clients are always satisfied with the above-board results they receive. As testament to the excellent work Mr. Tsircou consistently produces, Tsircou Intellectual Property Law works largely on a referral basis.

Mr. Tsircou has been chosen for “Who’s Who in America®” for being at the top of his field. Mr. Tsircou has also been selected for inclusion in Super Lawyers®, Southern California Rising Stars, 2008-2010 Editions.

In an effort to contribute to his community, Mr. Tsircou is involved in a number of charitable organizations and also performs pro-bono work each year to satisfy his need to make a difference.

Mr. Tsircou is admitted to the California Bar, U.S. District Court for the Central District of California, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, and U.S.

Education: U.S. Air Force Academy, B.S. Astronautical Engineering
Loyola Law School, J.D.


Tyler graduated from law school 2013 with a certificate in Intellectual Property. Tyler was a member of the Moot Court Honors Board, specializing in brief writing. He also authored a paper discussing shortfalls and offering solutions to the USPTO’s efficiency issues. Tyler has an experienced background in patent law, working for Tsircou Law prior to attending law school and working as a patent agent in Orange County during law school.
Tyler has a bachelor degree in general engineering and a minor in business administration and mathematics from Trinity University in San Antonio, TX.

Education: Trinity University, San Antonio, TX / B.S. General Engineering
Whittier Law School / J.D.


Alex Robertson is a graduate of Pepperdine Law school where he focused on the intersection of law and technology. He has worked with a broad range of startups and entrepreneurs, helping people with imaginations protect and profit from their innovative ideas. Mr. Robertson specializes in intellectual property law, namely copyright and trademarks, in addition to business and corporate law. He has advised clients in all stages of business planning, successfully shepherding ideas from infancy through ultimately bringing them to market.
With a focus and passion for technology Mr. Robertson has experience in a wide variety of fields including software, 3D printing, medical device innovation, virtual reality, and emerging competitive sports. He has successfully helped clients both offensively and defensively assert their intellectual property rights in both Federal and State court.

Education: Pepperdine University/B.A. Political Science and Philosophy
Pepperdine Law school / J.D.


Guy M. Rodgers is a self-proclaimed nerd, with a passion for board games, fencing, and Star Wars. Throughout his educational career, Guy has worked in the IT industry, and finds himself at home alongside server racks and fellow nerds. He became an attorney in order to practice at the intersection of law and technology, with the goal of helping everyone from garage inventors to startups to even Google with their legal and business affairs.

He earned his B.S. degree in Cognitive Science with College Honors from the University of California, Los Angeles. While at UCLA, Guy studied a diverse range of coursework including artificial intelligence, signal detection theory, and complexity science. A “Double Bruin,” he then earned his J.D., with a specialization in Intellectual Property, from the UCLA School of Law. During law school, Guy served as the Chief Technology Editor of the Journal of Law and Technology, and he passed the Fundamentals of Engineering Exam. He is admitted to practice law in California and before the United States Patent and Trademark Office.

As a patent lawyer, Guy’s interests include computer software and hardware, chemical formulae, telecommunications, and cryptocurrencies. Out of the office, Guy loves live music, zombies, and spending time with his two cats, Purrmanganate and Kaiju.

Education: B.S. degree in Cognitive Science with College Honors from the University of California
J.D. specialization in Intellectual Property from the UCLA School of Law


Vanessa is a law student at the University of Southern California, where she is on the staff of the Interdisciplinary Law Journal. She received her M.S. in physics from San Francisco State University and B.S. in physics from UC Santa Cruz, with a concentration in astrophysics. She has experience in computer programming and astronomical research. She is admitted to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office.

Education: University of Southern California, JD (anticipated graduation 2015)
San Francisco State University, M.S., Physics
UC Santa Cruz B.S., Astrophysics