Kyri Tsircou brings his technical expertise and experience in the Air Force, working for one of the largest law ﬁrms in the country, and his business acumen to provide cutting edge representation in intellectual property law.
Kyri provides a broad range of client services in acquiring, maintaining, analyzing and enforcing intellectual property rights. This includes years of experience securing patent rights in the United States and throughout the world. Kyri also counsels clients on licensing and infringement issues, copyright, trademark and trade dress protection, as well representing his clients in a variety of intellectual property disputes.
Kyri represents clients in a wide range of technologies, including software, data processing and encryption, wind turbine systems, aerospace components, medical devices, microwave antenna systems, business methods, sporting goods, toys and electronics, apparel, pets and baby products, and communication systems. Examples of these clients include: Poquito Más, Dzyne Technologies, Omni Space Access, LUX LED Lighting, Georg Fischer, and TaylorMade Golf Company.
Kyri also has years of experience relating to the civil and military applications of space technologies. He obtained his B.S. in Astronautical Engineering from the United States Air Force Academy. He then served for eight years as an oﬃcer in the U.S. Air Force where he had signiﬁcant management, research and development responsibilities, particularly relating to satellites, other space systems, and communication networks. Kyri represents a variety of companies involved in New Space, the private, for-proﬁt exploration of space. Kyri has spoken at New Space conferences, such as the Space Summit and published an analysis of the dispute involving patents for reusable rockets in the New Space Global publication, Thruster.
Kyri has worked with a range of start-ups in connection with their IP strategy and need to attract funding. He is a partner with Syndicate 702, a Southern California accelerator and investment group for start-up companies.
Founded in 2006, Tsircou Intellectual Property Law employs patent prosecution attorneys, copyright and trademark lawyers, and intellectual property litigators out of two oﬃces—Los Angeles and Seattle.
Education: U.S. Air Force Academy, B.S., Astronautical Engineering Loyola Law School, J.D.
Practice Areas: Patent Procurement Client Counseling Trademark Clearance And Procurement Copyrights Intellectual Property Disputes Intellectual Property Transactions – Agreements And Licensing
Professional Bars and Memberships: California State Bar U.S. Patent and Trademark Oﬃce (USPTO) U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit U.S. District Court for the Central District of California American Intellectual Property Association (AIPLA) Los Angeles Intellectual Property Association (LAIPLA – Section Chair)