Kevin White



Education and Clerkships

J.D., Loyola Law School, Los Angeles, 2009, Merit Scholar

M.S., Physics, Ultra-low Temperature Group, University of Southern California

B.S., Physics, Minor in Mathematics, University of Southern California, cum laude with honors



U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

Court Admissions

U.S. District Court for the Central District of California





Kevin White is an associate in the Intellectual Property Practice Group in the Orange County office of Haynes and Boone. Kevin’s focus is on foreign and domestic patent prosecution and licensing, technology business development, and IP litigation support. He has provided legal services for several large media and technology companies with regard to semiconductor fabrication technologies, industrial and consumer electronics, and software.

Kevin has served as a judicial extern at the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California and has clerked for the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) and the Disability Rights Legal Center of Los Angeles.

Prior to entering the legal profession, Kevin worked as a researcher in the Superconductive Electronics Group of TRW Space and Defense (now Northrop Grumman Corp.) and as a software and hardware engineer at Player 1, a computer game developer. Kevin has also served as an IT security consultant to a number of small and medium sized businesses in Southern California. At TRW, Kevin helped develop superconducting electronics devices for corporate and government clients. At Player 1, Kevin designed and implemented a physics-based simulation of race car dynamics, developed general software for game consoles (SEGA Dreamcast, Microsoft XBOX, Sony PS2), and prototyped novel console peripheral hardware. Kevin’s extensive background in technology and business allows him to understand, articulate, and champion a wide variety of client needs.

Selected Publications and Speeches

  • "One Patent (And Court) To Rule Them All: An Unexpected European Decision?" Intellectual Property & Technology Law Journal, (March, 2013).

Professional and Community Activities

  • Volunteer technology consultant for a variety of efficient, green home design projects through local community outreach programs
  • Contributor and developer of open source software; has helped introduce open source IT solutions serving large scale crisis events using remaindered and donated computer hardware, particularly for survivors of Hurricane Katrina
  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, Los Angeles Intellectual Property Law Association

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