Specialists in Intellectual Property Law

Red Rocks Law, LLC is a Colorado law firm dedicated to helping companies with Intellectual Property issues – including all aspects of patent, trademark and trade secret issues.  Our firm focuses on delivering straightforward and cost-effective IP services for companies in their competitive environments.

Jim Pinto – founder of Red Rocks Law and a registered patent attorney – has over 23 years of experience as an IP/Patent attorney including as a partner with various international and large regional law firms (Am Law 100/Am Law 200).  He has received national recognition for his expertise, including being named to Best Lawyers in America in the area of Patent Law for the past 8 consecutive years (2012-2019).  Jim was also named “Lawyer of the Year” for Patent Law in Colorado by Best Lawyers in America in 2013.

Red Rocks Law was recently named a “Best Law Firm” in the area of Patent Law by Best Lawyers in America and U.S. News and World Report (9th Edition, 2019).

 

Contact

➤ LOCATION

3900 E. Mexico Avenue, Suite 300
Denver, CO 80210

☎ CONTACT

info@redrockslaw.com
(303) 913-1300


How Red Rocks Law Can Help You

 

Creative Solutions with Proven Results

We assist clients – from large Fortune 100 companies, mid-sized companies, small companies and start-ups – with Intellectual Property strategy and development, patent application preparation, trademark strategy, and trade secret protection. We are often hired as co-counsel to assist clients to provide creative insights and innovative solutions to difficult IP issues – such as IP enforcement strategies or infringement defense strategies for IP disputes – whether before or after litigation has commenced.

Wide Range of Client Technologies

Our clients’ businesses range across a wide set of technologies, including computer-related technologies, computer software, storage devices, smart-phone apps, electronic devices, mobile devices, semiconductors, mechanical devices, consumer products, oil & gas, clean energy, and financial services. We also help traditional companies with IP strategies and IP risk management.

Experience / Representative Matters

During his 23+ year legal career, Jim has worked on various patent and IP-related legal matters for large technology companies such as IBM, VISA, Hewlett-Packard, Apple Computer, Cypress Semiconductor, Cisco Systems, Sun Microsystems, Nokia, Proctor & Gamble, CH2M Hill and Toyota.


Our services include:

  • Patent Portfolio Strategy and Development – working with engineers, scientists and innovators, we prepare, file and prosecute U.S and foreign patent applications in technology areas such as electrical, mechanical, software, clean energy, computer-controlled systems, consumer products, and other technologies.

  • Risk Assessment/Landscape Analysis of Third-Party Patents – advising our clients to help manage patent infringement risks by analyzing patents held by competitors or other third parties.

  • Patent Opinions – we render formal and informal opinions regarding patent infringement and patent validity for clients.

  • Patent Litigation Support – we assist and advise clients on patent litigation strategy and substance, both with patent enforcement and defense.

  • Mergers & Acquisitions IP Diligence and Support – we assist clients with analysis of strengths and weaknesses of IP portfolios of potential acquisition target companies.

  • Patent Licensing – we assist clients with in-bound and out-bound patent and IP licensing.

  • Trade Secret Program Development – we advise clients on management and protection of proprietary technologies and trade secrets.  

  • Patent and Trademark Infringement Disputes – we advise various clients on IP litigation enforcement and defense, and other IP-related litigation issues.  



Jim Pinto

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Jim is the founder of Red Rocks Law and a registered patent attorney with over 23 years of experience including as a partner with various international and large regional law firms (Am Law 100/Am Law 200). He has received national recognition for his expertise, including being named to Best Lawyers in America in the area of Patent Law for the past 8 consecutive years (2012-2019). Jim was also named “Lawyer of the Year” for Patent Law in Colorado by Best Lawyers in America in 2013.

Jim received his law degree from Indiana University School of Law Bloomington, and received his Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from The Ohio State University.  Prior to becoming a lawyer, Jim worked as a Design Engineer for the Advanced Product Development Group (Audio and Communications Systems) for Delco Electronics Corporation, formerly a subsidiary of General Motors.

 

Activities & Affiliations

Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Metro Denver, former Board Member 

Leadership Denver, Class of 2011 Graduate

Denver Metro Chamber Leadership Foundation, former Board Member

Center for Legal Inclusiveness, former Chair of the Board

Mi Casa Resource Center; Denver Urban Debate League; Colorado Lawyers for the Arts, former Board Member

Education

Maurer School of Law
INDIANA UNIVERSITY, BLOOMINGTON

Juris Doctor


OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY
B.S., Electrical Engineering

 

 

A “Best Law Firm”

in the area of Patent Law, by Best Lawyers in America and
U.S. News & World Report (9th Edition, 2019)

Best Lawyers in America

Jim received this recognition in Patent Law for 8 consecutive years (2012-2019)

“Lawyer of the Year”

for Patent Law in Colorado, by Best lawyers in America (2013)

 

Diversity and Community Involvement

Jim previously served as Chair of the Board of the Center for Legal Inclusiveness. He has also served for 6 years on the Board of Directors for the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Metro Denver, where he was twice named “Board Member of the Year.”

Jim is a graduate of Leadership Denver (2011), and served on the Board of Directors for the Denver Metro Chamber Leadership Foundation. He also served on the Boards of Mi Casa Resource Center, the Denver Urban Debate League, and Colorado Lawyers for the Arts.  He was inducted into the “Hall of Fame” by the Denver Urban Debate League in recognition of his service to the organization

In 2016, Jim founded the “Jim Pinto Minority Engineering Scholarship” at the Ohio State University Foundation to provide partial scholarships to diverse undergraduate engineering students. 

Red Rocks Law actively volunteers and supports various non-profits in Colorado. Jim also volunteers by teaching computer coding to elementary school students.