Jeffrey G. Sheldon
Jeffrey focuses his practice in all aspects of intellectual property, from prosecution and litigation to domestic and international licensing. Jeffrey has been recognized by California Lawyer as one of the 20 best intellectual property lawyers in the state. Prior to joining Cislo & Thomas, Jeffrey was the founding partner of Sheldon Mak & Anderson. Jeffrey’s leadership in intellectual property professional organizations has established him at the pinnacle of his professional specialty. Jeffrey regularly lectures on intellectual property law, serves as an expert witness, mediator (on the Central District of California panel), and is the author of the foremost treatise on how to write patent applications, “How to Write A Patent Application,” first published in 1992 by the Practicing Law Institute. The treatise is used in law schools and by aspiring patent attorneys throughout the world. He has taught intellectual property law courses at multiple law schools, and currently teaches a ten week on-line course for the Practicing Law Institute training students to be a practicing patent attorney or agent.