Brian is an intellectual property law specialist who has represented clients for many years in intellectual property matters, including patent, copyright, trade secret, and trademark matters. Before founding Mitchell + Company in 2010, Brian was a partner with one of the nation's leading technology-focused law firms, Cooley Godward Kronish.

Brian is an expert at mastering the intersection between technology and the law, and has handled matters involving a wide range of products and technological areas, including hardware and software for mobile devices, consumer electronics, and telecommunications, as well as Internet, e-commerce, and business method patents.

Some of Brian’s more notable matters include:

Brian is admitted to practice before the Federal Circuit, and has passed the United States Patent & Trademark Office's examination (referred to as the Patent Bar). He is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Courts for the Northern, Eastern, Southern, and Central Districts of California, Eastern District of Texas and the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.