About Hoofe IP Law

Hoofe IP Law is an innovative and efficient law firm principally operating in the areas of patent and trademark law and litigation.  As a boutique intellectual property law firm located in Newport Beach, California, we serve clients in Greater Los Angeles, Orange County and San Diego, across the country, and around the world.

Our intellectual property law professionals William Hoofe and John Vodopia have a combined 50+ years of experience representing clients in a wide range of industries and technologies.

  • Firm Overview


The law firm of Hoofe IP Law practices exclusively in the area of Intellectual Property Law which includes:


At Hoofe IP Law, we honor the highest ethical standards and treat our clients with honesty and respect. We are dedicated to providing intellectual property legal services of superior value for each and every client.


Hoofe IP Law embraces the latest technologies and innovations to assist our clients with protecting their intellectual property.

Besides knowledge of patent law and rules, and a specialized knowledge in engineering and technical matters, the preparation of a patent application takes a combination of creativity and research.  At Hoofe IP Law, we utilize the latest patent research tools, including LexisNexis Patent Advisor® and LexisNexis Pathways.




Patent Services

Hoofe IP Law specializes in the preparation and prosecution of both domestic and international patent applications. At Hoofe IP Law, we can guide you through the patent process from start to finish, including:

Patent searching and patentability opinions

Patent freedom to operate analyses and opinions

Patent application preparation

Prosecution of patent applications

Post-grant proceedings, including inter partes reviews (IPRs)

Patent infringement analyses and opinions

Patent litigation

Let’s discuss your patent needs.


Our IP law firm works with individuals and corporate clients to provide a full range of services in the areas of patent and trademark law and litigation.



Trademark Services

Hoofe IP Law provides quality legal advice and guidance in all areas of trademark law, including:

Trademark search

Trademark registration

Responding to trademark office action

Trademark infringement (cease and desist)

Trademark opposition and cancellation proceedings

Let’s discuss your trademark needs.



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