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Malgorzata (Gosia) A. Kulczycka, Ph.D.

Focus: Patents | Trademark | Copyrights | Licensing

Dr. Kulczycka’s practice emphasizes client counseling and strategic patent prosecution with special expertise in computer networks, Internet-related technologies, computer software, telecommunications, computer graphics, and electronics. Her software and computer network experience includes virtual machine technologies, communications servers and routers, load balancing, high availability network mechanisms, VPN, dynamic DNS-based security systems, real-time distributed data compliance brokers, cloud-based storage systems, data encryption mechanisms, data stream classifications, traffic multiplexing, link aggregation, VoIP, wireless communications, and data communications protocols. Her sub-specialties include databases, Web-based searches, XML document processing, digital image processing, data content distribution, and implementations of computerized methods for service providers. Her clients include individuals, startups, mid-sized businesses, and large corporations.

Dr. Kulczycka was previously a computer software engineer at General Motors Corporation (1989 - 2005). She designed, developed, and programmed many components of computer networks and developed software applications in the areas of computer system integration, virtual reality, real-time simulation, 3D projection, and computer graphics animation.

Professional Background

  • 2008 - present – Hickman Palermo Becker Bingham LLP
  • 2005 - 2007 – Private practice—San Diego Law firms
  • 2004 - 2005 – Patent Prosecution Internship—NuVasive, Inc., La Jolla, CA
  • 1989 - 2005 – Project Manager/Senior Engineer—General Motors Corporation, MI

Education

  • J.D. – University of San Diego School of Law, San Diego, CA
  • Ph.D., Computer Science & Engineering – Oakland University, Rochester, MI

Bar Admissions

  • California
  • United States Patent & Trademark Office
  • US District Courts for the Central District of California and Southern District of California

Professional Memberships

  • American Intellectual Property Law Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Polish American Engineers Club

Publications and Lectures

“IP Issues in Patenting Computer-Based Games,” 45th Global IP ConfEx, San Francisco, CA, Fall 2019

“Patent Eligibility of Inventions Directed to Graphical User Interfaces,” AIPLA Spring Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, 2019

“Patent Eligibility of Inventions Directed to Graphical User Interfaces,” Global IP ConfEx, San Francisco, CA, Fall 2018

“Patent Eligibility,” Global IP ConfEx, San Francisco, CA, Spring 2018

Presentation at 2nd Annual Digital Media and Technology IP Forum, San Jose, CA, 2017

“Intellectual Property Rights,” Polish-American Engineers Club, San Jose, CA, 2010

“Patent Prosecution,” Polish-American Engineers Club, San Jose, CA, 2010

“Patents and Trademarks,” San Diego, CA, 2010

“Patent Law Reform Act of 2005,” Lawyers Club of San Diego, San Diego, CA, 2006

“Comparison of Patent Prosecution Processes in the US and Europe,” AIPLA Live Webinar Series, 2020

"Recent Ex Parte Decisions on Patent Eligibility," Global IP ConfEx, San Francisco, CA, Spring 2020

“Patent Eligibility of Inventions Directed to Graphical User Interfaces,” AIPLA Quarterly Journal, Summer 2019, Volume 47, Number 3, Page 349

“Patent Eligibility of Inventions Directed to Games and Entertainment,” AIPLA Live Webinar Series, 2018

“Patenting Process,” 2nd Annual Digital Media and Technology IP Forum, San Jose, CA, 2017

Awards and Honors

  • Women to Watch, American Intellectual Property Law Association, AIPLA – 2018

Sole Inventor In

  • Method & System for Visualizing Paint on A Computer-Generated Objects, U.S. Patent No. 6,717,584 B2, 2004