Belasco Jacobs & Townsley, LLP (BJTLAW®) is a boutique law firm specializing in all aspects of Intellectual Property Law. We represent clients in prosecution and transactional matters related to patents, copyrights, trademarks, trade dress, trade secrets and internet related legal matters. In addition to writing and filing numerous US and PCT Patent Applications (both Utility and Design), we have written many Patent Amendments and Appeal Briefs. Also, we have conducted a number of Trademark Oppositions and Cancellations. Norton Townsley is one of the few patent attorneys who has conducted a Patent Interference Proceeding.
We take pride in providing dedicated and timely personal service to our clients. Many of our clients are smaller, startup businesses and as a result, we are accustomed to providing the rapid and focused responses that such businesses need. Our rates are competitive and our work high quality. Because of our extensive background and experience, we are easily able to grasp complex inventions.
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Born in England, Norton R. Townsley earned his Bachelor of Science in Chemistry from the University of California at Los Angeles and his Juris Doctor degree from the University of West Los Angeles. He is admitted to the State Bar of California, licensed to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office and is also a California Licensed Professional Engineer and trained as a mediator. Before opening his practice as a patent attorney, Mr. Townsley worked for over 25 years in the Southern California aerospace industry. He is experienced with chemicals, fiberglass, plastics, adhesives, metal cleaning, metal finishing, standard hardware, testing to Federal and Military specification requirements, technical management and technical publication. Mr. Townsley practices mainly in the area of patent and trademark prosecution. For 7 years prior to forming Belasco Jacobs & Townsley, LLP, Mr. Townsley was in solo practice.