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Marin Cionca

Marin Cionca

CIONCA IP
  • Patents, Trademarks, Intellectual Property
  • California, USPTO
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Biography

Since 2009, Mr. Cionca is a registered patent attorney and founder of CIONCA IP Law P.C. ("CIONCA IP"), an intellectual property law practice based in Irvine, Orange County, California. He has an extensive technical background having graduated from a five-year European engineering program, having practical engineering experience and having taught College Physics. He helps clients with patent application and prosecution matters in various technologies including, engineering, computer, software, mechanical, physics-related and medical device technologies.

He also helps startups and businesses acquire and enforce their intellectual property rights in patents, trademarks, trade secrets and other IP, such as by sending cease and desist letter, negotiating licensing agreements or filing a lawsuit in federal court if needed.
Further, he defends his clients when they are accused of patent or trademark infringement.

See more at www.cioncaip.com

Practice Areas
Patents
Patent Appeals, Patent Litigation, Patent Prosecution
Trademarks
Trademark Litigation, Trademark Registration
Intellectual Property
Fees
  • Free Consultation
    Up to 30 minutes, for general IP law questions such as about the patent process or trademark registration process.
  • Credit Cards Accepted
    Only for $1,000 in fees or less.
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    Flat Fees available for many of our services; flat fees can be seen at https://www.cioncaip.com/FlatFees/Index. Hourly fee for customized services, such as litigation: $325 + /HR
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
California
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USPTO
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Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
  • French: Spoken, Written
  • Romanian: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Principal; Patent, Trademark and IP Attorney
Cionca IP Law P.C.
- Current
Education
Concord Law School
J.D. (2006) | Law
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Honors: Best Oral Advocate Award
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University of Transilvania
B.S. (1991) | Engineering
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Honors: Ranked #7 in a Math/Genetics 500-student competition.
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Awards
Best Oral Advocate Award
Concord Law School
Professional Associations
Orange County Bar Association
Member - Intellectual Property Law Section
- Current
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California State Bar  # 249185
Member - Intellectual Property Law Section
- Current
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OCIPLA - Orange County Intellectual Property Law Association
PRESIDENT
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Activities: Lead the OCIPLA organization formed of more than 300 IP lawyers as President for one year (2022) and as vice-president the year before (2021)
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OCIPLA - Orange County Intellectual Property Law Association
Board Member
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Activities: Help Run OCIPLA
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OCBA - Orange County Bar Association
Co-Chair of the IP and Technology Section
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Activities: Lead the OCBA Intellectual Property (IP) and Technology Section as Co-Chair in 2012 and as Vice-Chair in 2011.
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Publications
Articles & Publications
The Pitfalls of a Provisional Application for Patent
Orange County Lawyer
Speaking Engagements
Websites and Intellectual Property Protection Considerations, Costa Mesa
SCORE Orange County
Patent Prosecution Tips From the Trenches, OCIPLA Monthly Luncheon, Irvine, California
OCIPLA - Orange County Intellectual Property Law Association
Certifications
EIT - General Engineering
California Board of Professional Engineers
Websites & Blogs
Website
CIONCA IP
Blog
CIONCA IP Blog
Legal Answers
1 Questions Answered
Q. I want to know what I could do to make my Idea safe? It’s Build a Bong, similar to today’s Build a Bear but this is 420.
A: Hello,

You could apply for a patent, such as via a provisional application for patent, but please note that your idea has to be (1) new and (2) non-obvious, in order to be patentable.
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Contact & Map
CIONCA IP - Irvine Office (Main Office)
2030 Main Street
Suite 1300
Irvine, CA 92614
Toll-Free: (800) 454-1360
Telephone: (949) 334-3036
Fax: (949) 335-9106
Monday: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Tuesday: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Wednesday: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Thursday: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Friday: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed (Today)
CIONCA IP - Orange
333 City Blvd W
17th Floor
Orange, CA 92868
Toll-Free: (800) 454-1360
Monday: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Tuesday: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Wednesday: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Thursday: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Friday: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed (Today)
CIONCA IP - San Francisco
1390 Market Street
Suite 200
San Francisco, CA 94102
Toll-Free: (800) 454-1360
Telephone: (415) 910-0064
Monday: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Tuesday: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Wednesday: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Thursday: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Friday: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed (Today)