Mr. Charmasson's experience with Intellectual Property law extends over thirty-five years. Henri is an inventor with his name on 15 U.S. patents and an entrepreneur who sits on the board of several small business corporations. In his early engineering career, Henri designed computer hardware. He has authored several articles and delivered lectures on patent, copyright, trademark and trade secret topics, and is the co-author of Patents, Copyrights & Trademarks for Dummies.
Honors : Graduated with Honors from the University of San Diego Judge Pro Tem, San Diego County Superior Court Super Lawyers, 2008 & 2009
Areas of Practice :
Personal Injury Business Litigation General Civil Litigation Unlawful Business Practices Employment Litigation Insurance Defense Intellectual Property Litigation Trademark and Copyright Prosecution and Enforcement Intellectual Property Contract Drafting and Negotiations After admission to the bar in 1987, Rob worked as a trial lawyer for a large civil litigation firm, but went into private practice in 1990. In 2004, Mr. Leach merged his firm with Charmasson & Buchaca. He has successfully represented individuals, small businesses and large companies for over 20 years. Mr. Leach works primarily as a civil litigation trial attorney, but also crafts and reviews contracts and obtains trademark and copyright registrations.
A lifelong resident of San Diego, Rob remains involved in his community, serving on the Board of Directors at St. Augustine High School, currently as Chairperson.