MARTINE PENILLA GROUP, LLP is pleased to announce its name change to PENILLA IP.  The name change is effective as of January 1, 2019.  Firm operations will continue uninterrupted with all firm professionals and staff in place to serve our clients.  Founded in 1998, the firm will continue to specialize in intellectual property (IP), with a focus on patent preparation, prosecution and post grant proceedings before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

Martine Penilla Group, LLP is now Penilla IP, APC

Our group of professionals is highly skilled in the art of patent prosecution.  Our consistent high quality work product has made us a "go-to" firm for many of Silicon Valley's well known technology companies.  We also have an established international patent practice, which is highly regarded by our client companies in Asia, Europe and throughout the world.



Patent preparation and prosecution in the US and abroad, including utility and design patents.

Post Grant Proceedings

Post Grant Proceedings

Challenging and Defending Patent Claims before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB)

Client Access

Located in the heart of Silicon Valley, we provide cost effective face-to-face disclosure meetings.

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We speak your technology language. Protecting your IP investment is our specialty. Prosecution requires a comprehensive understanding of technology. Our attorneys hold undergraduate and advanced degrees that include Electrical, Mechanical, Chemical, Materials, Computer and Computer Science Engineering, as well as Physics, Mathematics, Chemistry, and other technical degrees.

We are engineers... and we have the patent know-how to protect your innovation.

Penilla IP - By The Numbers

20+ Years

Protecting IP


Patent and Trademark Professionals

20 Years

Top Patent Firm, IP Today


US Patents Issued


Foreign Patents


Foreign Associates


Hours of Collective IP Experience

Exemplary Service

PENILLA IP is organized and structured to deliver high quality patent services to large, small and startup companies desiring to maintain and build a quality patent portfolio.

Our team is also experienced in handling cases for Petitioners and Patent Owners wishing to challenge or defend patent claims in post grant proceedings in the USPTO (e.g., Inter Partes Reviews, Post Grant Reviews, Covered Business Method Proceedings, and Ex Parte Reexaminations).

PENILLA IP has a proven track record of consistently securing patent protection for its clients, which include Fortune 500 companies, mid-sized companies and technology start-ups.

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