Jeffrey A. Birchak
Jeff Birchak joined Fallbrook in November 2003 as Vice President of Intellectual Property. He is currently Associate General Counsel and Assistant Secretary and he also continues to serve as Vice President of Intellectual Property. Jeff provides legal assistance and advice supporting all areas of the Company’s domestic and foreign operations. As an intellectual property (IP) attorney with experience in IP portfolio management and strategy as well as patent defense and enforcement strategies, he has developed and managed Fallbrook’s patent portfolio from its engineering development to support the Company’s strategic objectives. Prior to joining Fallbrook Technologies, Jeff was an associate at Knobbe, Martens, Olson & Bear LLP. Previously, he served as a nuclear engineering instructor in the U.S. Navy submarine force, and worked as a program engineer for AlliedSignal Corporation.
Jeff holds a B.S.E. cum laude in Mechanical Engineering from Arizona State University and a J.D. cum laude from California Western School of Law where he was the managing editor of the California Western Law Review and the California Western International Law Journal. He is a member of the State Bar of California and is admitted or registered to practice before the Supreme Court of the United States, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California.