Anthony is an associate in the Strategic Transactions and Licensing group.

Anthony Farnesi
Anthony Farnesi
San Diego
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Anthony Farnesi

Anthony specializes in corporate partnering, strategic alliances, technology protection, and licensing and commercialization of intellectual property and technology assets. His technical breadth bolsters that work, including from his experience working across diverse technical fields, such as biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, software, electronics, and consumer products. In addition, he focuses on transactional IP issues related to our clients’ financing and M&A activities.

Prior to joining Gunderson Dettmer, Anthony was a patent litigation associate in the San Diego office of Perkins Coie LLP. His present work is informed by that experience representing plaintiffs and defendants throughout patent and intellectual property disputes before U.S. District Courts and the International Trade Commission.

Anthony’s additional areas of interest include astronautics, higher education, and community advocacy.


  • University of Southern California Gould School of Law, J.D.
    • Certificate in Technology and Entrepreneurship Law
  • California State University, Fresno, B.S., Physics
    • Minors in Computer Science and Mathematics


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