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Olav Mitchell Underdal

Olav Mitchell Underdal

IP & tech lawyer, and registered patent attorney, with broad business experience
  • Intellectual Property, Patents
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Olav Mitchell Underdal is a licensed attorney, admitted to the California State Bar; and a registered patent attorney, licensed to practice in all patent and trademark cases before the United States Patent and Trademark Office.

Mr. Underdal holds a M.S. in General Engineering from The Technical University of Denmark with concentrations in Electronics, Software Engineering & Systems Engineering, a M.S. in Computer Science/System Design from the University of Manchester, UK, and a Juris Doctor in Law from Northwestern California University School of Law. He is a co-inventor of 15 United States patents, and has drafted and prosecuted more than 130 US patents to issue on behalf of clients.

Before entering the fields of patent prosecution and technology law, Mr. Underdal had a more than 20 year career an engineer and technology executive. He was Vice President of Product Delivery for Mitchell International, with responsibility for Platform and Appraisal solutions offered by Mitchell’s Auto Physical Damage Solutions division. Before this, Mr. Underdal was Director of Engineering for SPX Corp., leading development of computer diagnostic systems for the automotive industry. In this position he led a large engineering department in the development of automotive diagnostics solutions, including development of patented adaptive diagnostics technology. Prior to his tenure at SPX Corp., Mr. Underdal served as a Vice President of Engineering for LogicTree Corp., a start-up developing Speech Automation and Multi-Modal Content Delivery Solutions, as well as a Manager at Accenture, working for more than 8 years in Technology Services consulting.

?Mr. Underdal is a member of the American Bar Association, the California Lawyers Association, the Orange County Bar Association, and the National Association of Patent Practitioners (NAPP).

Practice Areas
    Intellectual Property
    Patent Appeals, Patent Prosecution
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Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award
Marquis Who's Who
Mr. Underdal was presented with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award by Marquis Who's Who in September, 2021. Mr. Underdal was endorsed by Marquis Who's Who as a leader in the fields of computer technology, software engineering and patent prosecution.
Marquis Who’s Who Top Executives
Marquis Whos Who
Olav Mitchell Underdal, Managing Director at IDP Patent Services, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Executives for dedication, achievements, and leadership in patents and business administration.
Professional Associations
State Bar of California  # 338418
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IDP Patent Services
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IDP Patent Services
7700 Irvine Center Drive, Suite 800
Irvine, CA 92618
Telephone: (949) 393-0024