Nicholson De Vos Webster & Elliott LLP is a boutique intellectual property law firm located in Silicon Valley. Leveraging decades of experience, the partners founded the firm in 2015 with a focus on the preparation and prosecution of patent applications, patent portfolio management, post issuance proceedings, and patent litigation support.

Nicholson De Vos is proud of its distinguished attorneys, who have been listed among the world’s leading patent practitioners by IAM Patent 1000 and among California’s “SuperLawyers.” The team has extensive experience in a robust range of technologies, with many having technical degrees in electrical engineering or computer science.

Practicing in Silicon Valley gives Nicholson De Vos access to companies at the forefront of technological innovation. This physical presence affords firm attorneys the opportunity to, on short notice and at the convenience of clients, meet in person with inventors and in-house counsel to fully understand the technology and provide counsel on patent strategy.

The firm’s clients range from startups to Fortune 100 companies. Key industries serviced by the firm include microprocessors, graphics, telecommunications, networking, IP television, social media, virtualization software, cloud storage, network security and optimization, the Internet of Things, wearable technology, and electric vehicle infrastructure.