Roland Tong

Top rated Intellectual Property Litigation attorney in Costa Mesa, California

Manning & Kass, Ellrod, Ramirez, Trester LLP
Roland Tong
Manning & Kass, Ellrod, Ramirez, Trester LLP

Practice Areas: Intellectual Property Litigation, Intellectual Property, Business Litigation; view more

Licensed in California since: 2001

Education: Loyola Law School Los Angeles

Selected to Rising Stars: 2011 - 2014
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Costa Mesa, CA 92626 Visit website

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Roland Tong is an attorney at Manning & Kass, Ellrod, Ramirez, Trester LLP in Costa Mesa, California. Mr. Tong works with all types of intellectual property issues, including patent, trademark, and trade dress, as well as business litigation, commercial litigation, and science and technology law. He represents clients in Los Angeles, Long Beach, Riverside, San Bernardino and San Diego and throughout Orange County.

Mr. Tong has over 20 years of experience litigating and advising clients on intellectual property law issues. Over his time in practice, he has worked as an in-house intellectual property attorney and general counsel for various organizations, serving clients in many different industries. Prior to joining Manning & Kass, Ellrod, Ramirez, Trester LLP, he spent four years as a patent attorney with two other private firms.

Recognized for his knowledge and experience in intellectual property, Mr. Tong has written and published articles about intellectual property issues for a variety of professional publications and has lectured at the continuing legal education events.

Staying involved in his legal community is important to Mr. Tong. He is a member of the Filipino-American Lawyers of Orange County.

Mr. Tong earned a bachelor’s degree from Loyola Marymount University and received his law degree from Loyola Law School, Los Angeles. Additionally, he is a registered patent attorney by the United States Patent and Trademark Office. He is a Registered Patent Attorney and holds licenses to practice law in California and Nevada, including all state and federal district courts.  

Practice areas

Intellectual Property Litigation, Intellectual Property, Business Litigation, General Litigation

Focus areas

Intellectual Property Law, Patents, Trademarks

  • 30% Intellectual Property Litigation
  • 30% Intellectual Property
  • 20% Business Litigation
  • 20% General Litigation

First Admitted: 2001, California

Professional Webpage: https://www.rtlawoffices.com/attorney/roland-j-tong/

Firm News (Newsletters):
  • Provides summaries of recent developments in business immigration law, Immigration Newsflash
  • Provides summaries of recent developments in Intellectual Property Law, LBBS Intellectual Property Newsletter
Educational Background:
  • Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, California, BS Biochemistry, 1995
Special Licenses/Certifications:
  • Registered Patent Attorney, US Patent and Trademark Office, 2000
Transactions:
  • Represented a subsidiary of a large multinational chemical company in building its IP portfolio by regularly conducting brainstorming sessions with inventors and obtaining patents for their inventions; designed and implemented its IP review systems so that IP infringement risks are minimized; prepared various types of IP agreements to protect its IP. 
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Central District of California
  • United States Patent and Trademark Office, 2001
  • Southern District of California
  • District Court of Nevada
  • Admitted to practice law in California, 2001
  • Northern District of California
  • Judge Paul R. Michel American IP Inn of the Court, Member
  • Admitted to practice law in Nevada, 2001
  • Eastern District of California
  • Orange County Patent Law Association, Member
Honors/Awards:
  • Appointed as staffwriter for the law review., Staff Writer, Loyola of Los Angeles Entertainment Law Review, 2000
  • First Honors in Patent Prosecution , 2011 - Present
  • Awarded for achieving the highest grade in Patent Prosecution class., First Honors Award in Patent Prosecution, Loyola Law School of Los Angeles, 2000
  • Rising Star, Southern California Super Lawyers, Intellectual Property, 2011 - 2014
Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • The article discusses the current state of the Patent Exhaustion Doctrine after the Supreme Court decision in Quanta Computer, Inc. v. LG Electronics, Inc.  The article also discusses a related patent doctrine of Permissible Repair., Author, Patent Exhaustion and Permissible Repair, New Matter Vol. 34, no. 4 California Bar IP Section, 2009
  • Provided a recap of Federal Circuit Court of Appeals Patent Decisions for 2009, Speaker, Federal Circuit Court of Appeals Patent Decisions for 2009, Dunes CLE, 2009
  • Provided a recap of Federal Circuit Court of Appeals Patent Decisions for 2009, Speaker, Federal Circuit Court of Appeals Patent Decisions for 2009, Orange County Patent Law Association, 2009
  • Current Trends of Recharger Patent Litigation , Asia Imaging Fair, 2012 - Present
Industry Groups:
  • Gaming
  • Golf Equipment
  • Medical Devices
  • Printer Cartridge Remanufacturing

Office location for Roland Tong

695 Town Center Dr
4th Floor
Costa Mesa, CA 92626

Phone: 949-298-6867

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4 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2011 - 2014

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