Eleanor Musick is an attorney whose intellectual property law practice focuses on patent and trademark prosecution, IP counseling and licensing.
Over more than 30 years in practice, Eleanor has written and prosecuted hundreds of patent applications spanning a wide range of technical fields including bioinformatics and biomarker discovery, artificial intelligence and data mining, blockchain technology, medical devices, compositions, and diagnostics, robotic systems and laboratory instrumentation, nanotechnology, signal and image processing, wireless and optical communications, bar code readers, advanced engineering materials (superconductors, semiconductors, magnetoresistance), batteries and battery recycling, oceanography and geophysics, lighting fixtures, sports gear, mechanical devices, and more.
Eleanor has litigated patent, trademark and copyright infringement matters in Federal Court, at both the district and appellate levels. Decisions in several of these cases have been published in official court reporters.
Prior to joining Torrey Pines Law Group, Eleanor was a co-founder of Musick Davison LLP, a small IP firm that focused on the needs of institutional and small start-up clients. Previously, Eleanor was a partner in the intellectual property practice group of a major San Diego-based law firm for more than 10 years. She was of counsel for three years with an Atlanta-based international law firm. Eleanor began her legal career in 1989 with a small San Diego intellectual property boutique, where she spent over 11 years, rising from associate to co-managing partner, while working in all aspects of intellectual property law.
Eleanor received her juris doctorate with scholastic merit from Thomas Jefferson School of Law in San Diego, where she was a member of the Law Review and Moot Court. She is a member of the bar of the State of California and is registered to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office, the U.S. District Court of the Southern District of California, and the U.S. Courts of Appeals for the Federal and Sixth Circuits.
Prior to embarking on her legal career, Eleanor worked for nine years as a semiconductor process engineer with a large computer systems company. She was also an instrumentation scientist working on development of a laser measurement system to improve combustion efficiency in large turbine engines.
Eleanor earned a bachelor’s degree in Physics with a specialization in Earth Sciences from the University of California, San Diego. She undertook graduate studies in Electrical Engineering, focusing on solid state devices, electro-optics and optical communications, at San Diego State University. More recently, Eleanor studied drug discovery and development as part of a professional certificate program through the University of California, San Diego Extension.
Torrey Pines Law Group, PC serves technology innovators with protecting intellectual property, obtaining regulatory approvals and clearances, and making deals and closing technology transactions throughout the U.S., including in major technology hubs such as San Diego, San Francisco, Palo Alto, San Jose, Silicon Valley, Boston, Cambridge, Chicago, Minneapolis, Houston, Dallas, Atlanta, Denver, Seattle, Portland, Boulder, Orlando, the Research Triangle (Raleigh, Durham, and Chapel Hill), the Mid-Atlantic (New Jersey, New York, Philadelphia, Maryland, Virginia, and Washington, DC), Pittsburgh, Cleveland, Ann Arbor, and throughout Southern California in Los Angeles, Orange County, Irvine, Torrey Pines, Sorrento Valley, and La Jolla.
We have experience with international intellectual property, regulatory and transactional matters pending in Beijing, Shanghai, Shenzhen, and Guangzhou China; Tokyo, Japan; Berlin, Munich and Frankfurt Germany; Tel Aviv Israel; Mumbai, Bengaluru, and New Delhi India; London and Edinburgh United Kingdom; Vancouver, Toronto, Calgary and Montreal Canada; Dublin, Ireland; Cape Town, South Africa; Mexico City and Tijuana Mexico; Brussels, Belgium; Copenhagen, Denmark; Paris, France; Madrid and Barcelona Spain; Moscow, Russia; Santiago, Chile; Montevideo, Uruguay; Buenos Aires, Argentina; Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro Brazil; Seoul, South Korea; Taipei, Taiwan; Hong Kong; Hanoi, Vietnam; Bangkok, Thailand; Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia; Milan, Italy; Singapore; Sydney, Melbourne, Perth and Adelaide Australia; Auckland, New Zealand; Oslo, Norway; Stockholm, Sweden; Helsinki, Finland; Kiev, Ukraine; Budapest, Hungary; Vienna, Austria; Prague, Czechia; Geneva and Lausanne Switzerland; Bahrain; Doha, Qatar; Abu Dhabi and Dubai UAE; and Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.
Intellectual Property Attorney - Medical Device Patent Preparation & Prosecution Lawyer - Bioinformatics Intellectual Property Opinions - Intellectual Property Licensing - Patent Legal Opinions - Patent Litigation Counsel