Walter helps clients navigate the complex world of technology an intellectual property.
As a lawyer with a science degree in electrical engineering and computer science, he advises clients in using technology in business. Walter advises clients in information technology (IT), business on the Internet (eCommerce), marketing and branding, licensing, acquisition and sale of technology and intellectual property, technology litigation, and due diligence in mergers and acquisitions.
In art and entertainment, Walter counsels clients in agreements for art, filming, photography, personal appearances, sports, right of publicity and in the defense of claims of violation of copyright.
As a registered patent attorney, Walter regularly counsels clients in negotiation of agreements, portfolio management and litigation over intellectual property, whether focused on patents, or such critical intellectual property as trademarks, copyrights or trade secrets.
OUTSIDE THE OFFICE
Take the “l” out of “Walter” and you get “water” – and that is where you can find him, either stand-up paddling, surfing or kayaking.
University of San Francisco, J.D., 2006
J. Thomas McCarthy Institute for Intellectual Property and Technology Law, Intellectual Property & Technology Law Certificate, 2006
University of California, Irvine, B.S., 2003
State Courts of California
State Courts of Hawai‘i
U.S. District Court of Hawai‘i
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
Hawai‘i State Bar Association IP & Technology Section, Past Chair, Current Vice Chair
State Bar of California