Professional Biography
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Lena Petrovic Senior Counsel

  • Palo Alto

    D +1.650.838.4347

    F +1.650.838.4350

    Palo Alto

    3150 Porter Drive

    Palo Alto, CA 94304-1212




Lena Petrovic represents innovative companies in patent prosecution and patent portfolio analysis. Lena’s experience also comprises copyright licensing and trademark, including managing large trademark portfolios. Lena is skilled in computer software and related technology, such as artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML), fintech, cryptography, interactive entertainment, immersive technology, music, film, and television, and digital media, entertainment, gaming, and sports.

Prior to her legal career, Lena worked at Pixar for 10 years and holds multiple patents for animation methods she developed. Her background gives her a deep understanding of software development that informs her comprehensive counsel to clients. Lena received her M.A. in computer science from Princeton University and her B.S. in computer science and applied mathematics, with honors, from California Institute of Technology. She earned her J.D., magna cum laude, from Santa Clara University School of Law.

Related Employment

  • Perkins Coie LLP, Palo Alto, CA, Summer Associate, 2013
  • Pixar Animation Studios, Emeryville, CA, Lead Technical Director, 2001 - 2011



Bar and Court Admissions

  • California
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office


  • Santa Clara University School of Law, J.D., magna cum laude, 2014
  • Princeton University, M.A., Computer Science, 2001
  • California Institute of Technology, B.S., Computer Science; Applied Mathematics, with honors, 1997