November 17, 2022
Alvaro Cure Dominguez focuses his law practice on patent, trademark, and trade secret litigation and on PTAB patent invalidity proceedings. Alvaro also advises clients on patent clearance and freedom to operate opinions and with intellectual property portfolio development and analysis. He works with patent owners in telecommunications, home design, vaporizer (e-cigarettes), cosmetics, and fleet management technologies.
Alvaro had previously worked with Fitch Even as a law clerk. He graduated cum laude from the Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law in June 2022 and earned a M.S. degree in Biological Sciences from Fordham Graduate School of Arts and Sciences and a B.S. degree in Biochemistry from Hartwick College.
Hyojeong (Sonny) Son focuses her practice on U.S. and international utility patent preparation and prosecution, freedom-to-operate, IP-related due diligence, and idea development with inventors. She also supports litigation teams through research and document preparation. Sonny works with start-up to global high-tech companies.
Before joining Fitch Even, Sonny was a patent attorney in Korea where she worked with in-house counsel and inventors of a top Fortune 500 company, conducted IPR and ex parte trials, and prosecuted patent applications. Sonny had previously worked with Fitch Even as a law clerk. She earned her J.D. from Chicago-Kent College of Law, graduating cum laude in May 2022. She received a Bachelor of Engineering degree in Electrical and Electronics from The Cyber University of Korea and a Bachelor of Materials Science & Engineering from Seoul National University.
We are thrilled to welcome Alvaro and Sonny to the Fitch Even team!
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