As principal of the firm, Craig McLaughlin has significant experience representing clients with a variety of legal issues, many of which have involved patents, trademarks, trade dress, trade secrets, and copyrights as well as claims for false advertising and unfair competition.  Mr. McLaughlin is a patent attorney as well as an accomplished trial lawyer and has litigated cases in many courts across the country.  His technological foundation and patent prosecution background has provided added value where he has been counsel in patent litigation matters.  Additionally, Mr. McLaughlin has helped clients involved in disputes with United States Customs and with the United States Justice Department.  He is a member of the State Bar of California and numerous federal district and appellate courts including the United States Supreme Court. As a result of his success, Mr. McLaughlin has been honored with lifetime membership in the Million Dollar Advocates Forum. 

Some of his litigation results follow:

Bar Admissions

           All California state courts
           All Colorado stae courts (inactive)
           U.S. District Court for the Central District of California
           U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California
           U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California
           U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
           U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
           U.S. Supreme Court
           U.S. Patent and Trademark Office


Published Works

Speaking Engagements


State Bar of California
Orange County Bar Association
Orange County Trial Lawyers Association
Million Dollar Advocates Forum


      When time permits, Craig enjoys fly fishing, skiing and golf.

DISCLAIMER:  The results indicated herein do not suggest a guarantee, warranty or prediction regarding the outcome of your case. Each case is highly fact specific, the outcome of which may be significantly different.

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3020 Old Ranch Parkway, Suite 300
Seal Beach, California 90740
Tel. (714) 545-8500

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