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Farella Braun + Martel Adds Marc Tarlock to Intellectual Property Group

August 2, 2010 Announcement

SAN FRANCISCO, August 2, 2010:  Farella Braun + Martel LLP welcomes Marc Tarlock as an associate to its Intellectual Property and Technology Department.

Tarlock has represented clients in patent infringement lawsuits regarding smart phones, wireless communication standards, video cassette recorders, flash memory and voltage regulators.  His patent practice also includes administrative reexaminations and indemnification disputes.  Tarlock also has experience with a patent appeal before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Court. He joins Farella from Kirkland & Ellis LLP in San Francisco.

A passionate advocate for social justice, Tarlock's pro bono work has included representing an immigrant in federal and administrative civil rights actions and state habeas corpus.  Tarlock has also counseled pro bono clients on consumer debt issues.  Before law school, he was an Equal Justice Fellow for the Equal Justice Initiative of Alabama.

Tarlock earned his J.D. from the University of Chicago Law School (2008), where he was the executive editor of the University of Chicago Legal Forum.  He received his B.A. in American history and B.S.E. in electrical engineering, cum laude, from the University of Pennsylvania (2004).  While in law school, Tarlock interned for the Hon. Rebecca R. Pallmeyer of the U.S. District Court for the District of Illinois.

Farella Braun + Martel represents clients throughout the United States and abroad in sophisticated business transactions and high-stakes commercial, civil and criminal litigation. Founded in 1962, the firm is headquartered in San Francisco and maintains an office in the Napa Valley focused on the wine industry. Farella Braun + Martel lawyers are known for their imaginative legal solutions, dynamism and intellectual creativity. With an unwavering service ethic and interdisciplinary team approach, the firm is committed to advancing clients' objectives in the most effective, coordinated and efficient manner.  Farella Braun + Martel is a green business.  http://www.fbm.com/

Contacts:
Melinda Hepp / Traci Stuart                        
Blattel Communications                                          
415.397.4811                                                           
[email protected] / [email protected]             

Cheryl Loof
Farella Braun + Martel LLP
415.954.4433
[email protected]

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