Arman Javid

Arman Javid helps his clients commercialize and protect their domestic and international intellectual property rights. Arman prosecutes trademark copyright applications, and manages corporate trademark portfolios. He advises clients on brand strategy and defense, and analyzes resolves trademark clearance and enforcement issues. Arman has extensive experience in handling trademark disputes before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board. Arman also handles disputes in the areas of trademark, false advertising, unfair competition, copyright, and general commercial matter’s in state and federal courts.

Arman works with entrepreneurs and investors on capitalizing corporations and LLCs, drafting founder and adviser agreements, and structuring executive employment agreements and incentive compensation plans.

ArmanĀ also works with later-stage enterprises in finance and merger and acquisition transactions. His experience includes representing companies and investors in buy-side and sell-side transactions, ranging from small asset sales to deal values up to $100 million. Arman is also experienced in drafting and negotiating technology and commercial services contracts.

Arman, diverse experience allows him to serve as outside general counsel ry clients in various industries, including software, manufacturing, food and beverage, financial services, entertainment, consumer products, e-commerce, health care, restaurant and hotel services, and computer technology services. He has spoken before a variety of business, Industry, an legal groups on intellectual property issues.

Recent Presentations

  • Starting a U.S. Business: Raising Capital and IP Considerations, Plug & Play Tech Center International Startup Bootcamp (July ), 2011
  • Intellectual Property Primer for the Entrepreneur, Keiretsu Forum Entrepreneur Bootcamp (October, September 2008; February 2009)
  • It’s Not Easy Being Green: (Avoiding) the Legal Pitfalls of Greening Your Business, Association of Corporate Counsel-San Francisco Bay Area Chapter 2008 CLE Evening at the Ballpark (August 2008)


  • JD University of California, Hastings College of the Law (1997)
  • B.A., cum laude University of California, Davis (1994)

Admissions and Courts

  • California
  • Central, Eastern and Northern Districts of California
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit


  • Spanish
  • Farsi