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Lewis Brande

Attorney at Law

Serving the Rancho Cucamonga Area for Over 20 Years

Lewis Brande has been practicing Intellectual Property Law for over 20 years. He appreciates and admires creative thinking and has a passion for protecting the ideas and inventions of others.

Lewis is an inventor himself. He started his career with two Master’s degrees, one in Aeronautical Engineering and one in Mechanical Engineering. He then decided to apply his knowledge to the other side of the table and received his law degree from Western State University.

Lewis wants to make the process of hiring an Intellectual Property Attorney as convenient for his clients as possible. He is available for appointments seven days a week and will meet you at a place that is convenient for you.

Don’t wait. Protect your ideas today. Schedule an appointment with the Law Office of Lewis Brande.

"I firmly believe that you should protect your invention before you open it up to others — and I'll help you do just that."


Over 40 years experience as a lead structures design engineer, designing primary and secondary structure and subsystems on aircraft and extensively participated in other phases of engineering for Fortune 500 aircraft manufacturing firms.

Lewis has also participated in all aspects of the design and manufacturing process to include materials and processes selection, testing, manufacturing engineering, drafting processes and procedures for structural design and collaboration. He's familiar with many 3D CAD/CAM systems. Assisted in testing and Liaison engineering with Mil-STD-1520 signature authority. Since 1995 prosecuting utility and design patents, and prosecuting Trademarks.

Industry Experience

  • Of Counsel, Patent Law Offices of Rick Martin, P.C. 2017-Present: Patent Prosecution and Litigation Support

  • Co-Counsel for Moderustic, Inc. in American Fireglass vs. Moderustic, Inc.

  • Sierra Nevada Corporation, 2017-Present: Structures Designer 3 Dream Chaser

  • Arrowhead Products, Inc., 2013-2016: Lead Design Engineer on Boeing Space Launch Systems, Designed the Ducts for the liquid oxygen and liquid hydrogen

  • Boeing Commercial Aircraft, 2012-2013, Engineer in the Structures Repair Manual Group Writing repair manuals for the Boeing B787-9

  • Lockheed Martin Corporation, 2011-2012, Structural Design Engineer in the Control Surfaces Group. Assisted in the design of the flaps and ailerons for the F-35A/B/C

  • Northrop Grumman Corporation, 1985-2011, Lead Structural Design Engineer on the B-2 Spirit, F/A18E/F Super Hornet, F35A/B/C Lightning II, and Black Programs.

  • E-Systems, 1984-1985, Design Engineer on Modifying large commercial and military airliners.

  • General Dynamics, 1981-1984, Lead Design Engineer on the F-16C/D Fighting Falcon.

  • Grumman Aerospace, 1977-1981, Structures Design Engineer on a variety of aircraft and spacecraft.



  1. 9,808,905 Tumbled, polished, vibrated broken tempered glass pieces

  2. 9,700,987 Tumbled, polished, vibrated broken tempered glass pieces

  3. 9,233,042 Surgical table guard

  4. 8,269,507 Device for testing surface mounted connectors

  5. 8,251,459 Spoke wheel protector

  6. 7,815,795 Pool skimmer adapter

  7. 7,798,879 Personal flotation device

  8. 7,661,954 Gas burner

  9. 7,492,174 Testing apparatus for surface mounted connectors

  10. 7,281,511 Air intake for motor vehicles

  11. D532,795 Air intake box for motor vehicles

  12. 7,140,694 Wheel spoke adjuster guard

  13. 7,131,621 Angularly adjustable tree stand

  14. 7,097,152 Automatic support locking device for portable towers and tanks

  15. 7,033,332 Wrist support brace for alleviating contractures

  16. 6,940,297 Top plate release mechanism

  17. 6,886,581 Gas valve with a thermoelectric security device

  18. 6,851,382 Floating collapsible utility trailer

  19. 6,837,338 Ladder safety device

  20. 6,808,223 Two way hinge for motor vehicle doors

  21. 6,780,009 Gas burner head assembly

  22. 6,779,519 Cover sheet for rotisserie burners

  23. 6,691,735 Fine adjustment device for gas pressure regulators

  24. 6,607,378 Ignition flame for gas cooking burners

  25. 6,589,046 Gas burner for outdoor cooking

  26. 6,588,852 Wheel spoke adjuster guard

  27. 6,564,961 Trapezoidal fluid storage tank

  28. 6,536,367 Floating collapsible utility trailer

  29. 6,520,481 Linearly regulated gas valve for gas burners

  30. D467,841 Transportable trapezoidal storage tank

  31. 6,425,555 Decorative plant support for gardens

  32. 6,357,546 Motorcycle suspension system

  33. 6,351,101 Charge reflector circuit

  34. 6,351,060 Moisture-resistant igniter for a gas burner

  35. 6,347,577 Rotisserie basket for grills

  36. 6,293,272 Portable cabinet for an outdoor gas grill

  37. 6,260,478 Heat distribution system for a grill

  38. 6,132,205 Multi-ring sealed gas burner

  39. 5,806,124 Apparatus for cleaning vinyl billboards and flex faces

Bar Admissions

  • California

  • Federal Circuit Court of Appeals

  • Federal District Courts of California

    • Central District

    • Southern District

  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

    • California Patent and Trademark Regional Office


  • J.D. - Western State University College of Law, 1993

  • M.S. Aeronautical Engineering - Polytechnic Institute of New York, 1979

  • M.S. Mechanical Engineering - Polytechnic Institute of New York, 1981

  • B.S. Aerospace Engineering - Polytechnic Institute of New York, 1977