Practice Areas

Patents, licensing, trademarks and related intellectual property counseling, including patent infringement and validity opinions.


Mr. Cumberbatch specializes in intellectual property law, with an emphasis on the preparation and prosecution of patent applications in the mechanical and medical device fields. Mr. Cumberbatch’s experience includes work with cardiac surgery devices and implants, obesity treatment implants, eye surgery devices, and numerous recreational and other mechanical devices.

Mr. Cumberbatch has a successful solo law practice since 2001 in Orange County, Chicago and now Santa Barbara. Before law school, Mr. Cumberbatch worked as a patent agent at Baxter Healthcare and the Orange County law firm of Knobbe, Martins, Olson & Bear. Prior to that Mr. Cumberbatch spent 3 years in software design and development.


State Bar of California
Registered with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office


California Polytechnic at Pomona
B.S. Mechanical Engineering, 1988

University of San Diego, J.D., 1999