Cozen O’Connor: Sobrado, Javier

Javier Sobrado

Member

Miami

(305) 397-0814

(305) 720-2273

Javier is a registered patent attorney and is board certified in intellectual property law by the Florida bar. He has litigated a wide variety of cases throughout the country, in both federal and state courts, involving patents, trademarks, trade dress, copyrights, international law, and false advertising. Javier’s experience in the field of patent law is extensive and includes litigation, counseling, due diligence, freedom to operate, patentability studies, opinion work, and procurement. His practice spans a diverse range of technical disciplines, including industrial processes, mechanical devices, electronics, telecommunications, computer-related inventions, business methods, automotive accessories, conventional power generation and alternative energies.

Javier attended the University of Miami School of Law where he graduated with high honors. During law school, he immersed himself in the study of internet and patent law and wrote papers on the legal issues surrounding the emerging field of virtual worlds. Javier also pursued his interests in international law as a member of UM’s 2006 Jessup Regional International Moot Court Competition team, International Moot Court Board, and International and Comparative Law Review.

Before attending law school, Javier enhanced his computer programming knowledge by working on three published video game titles, including Civilization III, developing user interfaces, in-game help databases, AI routines and even writing an assembly level translucency algorithm. His undergraduate studies spanned a broad variety of topics, including artificial intelligence, computer graphics, operating systems and VLSI design, in route to an A.B. in computer science and electrical engineering at Harvard University.

Events & Seminars

Past Events

AIPLA Mid-Winter Institute

February 01, 2017 - Ft. Lauderdale, FL

Education

  • University of Miami School of Law, J.D., magna cum laude, 2007
  • Harvard University, A.B., cum laude, 2001

Awards & Honors

Rising Star, Super Lawyers, 2014-2017

  • Florida
  • United States Patent and Trademark Office
  • U.S. District Court -- Southern District of Florida
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
  • U.S. District Court -- Southern District of Illinois