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Rachel Capoccia Joins Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP as Partner in the Patent Litigation Group

Los Angeles – Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP (JMBM) is pleased to welcome Rachel Capoccia as a partner in its Los Angeles Patent Litigation Group. Previously of Alston & Bird, Capoccia’s practice focuses on intellectual property litigation with an emphasis on patent litigation, copyright litigation and other technology­related matters.

“Rachel’s experience brings tremendous depth and value to our firm,” said Stan Gibson, Chairperson of the Firm’s Patent Litigation Group. “Her comprehensive knowledge of the wide-ranging issues clients face will complement and further strengthen our intellectual property practice.”

Capoccia has represented clients in patent infringement matters involving diverse areas of technology, including digital cameras, Internet­based software systems, biotechnology, cellular telephony, video and audio conferencing systems, image processing software, encryption software, CAD/CAM and computer graphics software, medical devices and design patents.

“I am excited to work alongside the highly accomplished attorneys at JMBM and look forward to contributing to the continued success of the Firm in the coming years,” says Capoccia.

She is experienced in all phases of patent litigation, including trial, acting as lead counsel for a number of claim construction proceedings and technology tutorials, all other pre-trial activities, patent portfolio analysis and drafting and negotiating settlement and patent license agreements.

Capoccia is an adjunct professor of IP Law at University of California, Irvine School of Law and of copyright law at the University of Southern California Gould School of Law. Prior to law school, she worked as a software engineer leading a team of engineers developing computer graphics software and computer aided design systems.

About JMBM’s Patent Litigation Group
JMBM’s team of experienced patent litigators have tried patent infringement cases in numerous jurisdictions nationwide. The Group’s attorneys represent inventors and entrepreneurs, universities, family-owned businesses, middle-market companies, startups and the FORTUNE 500 in patent litigation and in post-grant proceedings before the USPTO.

About JMBM
Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP is a full-service law firm committed to providing clients with outstanding results. From our offices in San Francisco, Los Angeles and Orange County, we serve our clients’ needs worldwide. For more information about our attorneys and practice areas, visit