Siamak Hefazi, a patent attorney in the San Diego/Carmel Valley office, focuses on patent preparation and prosecution matters in support of Pillsbury’s IP and technology practice groups.

Siamak executes patent prosecution with an emphasis on electrical engineering, electronic design, electro-mechanical devices, and software design.

Prior to joining Pillsbury, Siamak worked as a patent attorney with a focus on electrical engineering in a boutique IP law firm. Siamak is a former patent examiner in the Computer Architecture and Software Art Group. He also served in the United States Army.

Professional Highlights


  • American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA), Member
  • American Bar Association (ABA), Member
  • SDIPLA, Member
  • IEEE, Member


  • J.D., California Western School of Law, 2014
    Dean's Honor List, Fall 2012 and Spring 2014; Creative Problem Solving Scholarship Recipient; New Media Rights, Copyright and Trademark Law Clerk; Trademark Law Clinic, Student Practitioner

    B.S., Electrical Engineering, University of California, Irvine, 2011
    Specialization in Solid State Device Physics, Optics and Photonics; Senior Project: Design, Simulation, Build of X-band Power Amplifier; Tau Sigma Honors Society; Dean’s Honor List, Winter 2012; UCI Grant Recipient


  • California

    Registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office


  • Farsi