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About Curtis R Tingley

Attorney Curtis R. Tingley serves as managing partner of the law firm Tingley Piontkowski LLP, in San Jose, California. There, he handles a wide array of legal matters on behalf of clients, including intellectual property litigation, business and corporate law, real estate disputes, mergers and acquisitions, and copyright prosecution. With several decades of experience in legal practice, Curtis R. Tingley has provided representation for hundreds of companies in the technology industry and other business sectors, with clients varying from Fortune 500 corporations to venture-financed start-up enterprises.

In the area of intellectual property law, Curtis R. Tingley has received nomination from Bay Area Lawyer Magazine to its Best Lawyers in the Bay Area list. He also maintains an AV Preeminent rating on the peer-reviewed lawyer directory Martindale-Hubbell. A member of the American Intellectual Property Law Association, he has examined legal topics pertinent to technology businesses in published articles and in presentations delivered at venues across the United States.

Earlier in his legal career, Curtis R. Tingley served as a partner at the San Jose office of Ropers Majeski. He holds a BA in economics and English from Stanford University and a JD and MBA from the University of Santa Clara.

Work experience

Feb 2008Present

Managing Partner

Tingley Piontkowski LLP


Sep 1980Jun 1983


University of Santa Clara