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Raymond DiPerna


After over two decades of representing high profile clients in their intellectual property matters at prestigious law firms, including his role as a long-time partner at a prominent IP boutique, Ray founded and transitioned his practice to the DiPerna Law Firm, P.C. This enables Ray to take on a wider variety of projects and advise his clients more cost effectively. Coming from Biglaw at Sheppard Mullin, Ray works closely with specialized counsel in other law firms to provide his clients with high quality legal 

services in the areas of IP, data privacy, and corporate law.


More specifically, Ray advises corporate clients, startups, and individuals with regard to product development,  protection, and enforcement in the software, computer, mechanical, and electrical technologiesThese technologies include the fast growing and increasingly prominent areas of AI and machine learning. Ray’s practice includes advising clients with respect to all areas of IP including patent, trademark, trade secret, and copyright as well as data privacy. Ray’s practice also includes drafting and negotiating license, ownership, and technology transfer agreements, as well as collaboration agreements and NDAs.

Ray has 25 years of experience in preparing and prosecuting patent applications, including utility and design patents, both domestically and internationally. Ray has delivered oral arguments before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB). He also has experience in patent litigation/enforcement and in Inter Partes Review (IPR) practice.

Ray is admitted to the state bars of both California and New York and is registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). Ray enjoys taking on challenging projects and has dedicated his career to working on behalf of his clients to provide value to their businesses or endeavors.

In his spare time Ray enjoys spending time with his family, traveling, and playing tennis and the piano.

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Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA

B.S. in Electrical Engineering, 1995

University of Pittsburgh School of  Law, Pittsburgh, PA

Juris Doctor, 1998


  • California State Bar

  • New York State Bar

  • United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO)

  • U.S. District Courts for the Southern District of New York

  • U.S. District Courts for the Eastern District of New York 

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