Pamela Winston Bertani

Pamela Winston Bertani

Of Counsel to Costello Law Corporation

Ms. Bertani has solid experience drafting, prosecuting and managing patent and trademark submissions before the United States Patent and Trademark Office, evaluating intellectual property-related proprietary rights agreements, and preparing strategic documentation regarding the disposition and enforcement of intellectual property assets. Ms. Bertani also has significant experience in all aspects of civil litigation. She has substantial experience designing and conducting protocols and managing related documentation for assessing pharmaceutical test products, as well as evaluating medical and scientific trends involving product liability litigation. She also has strong oral presentation experience in judicial, administrative, and public settings.

Areas of Practice

Intellectual Property
Trials and Appeals


Arizona State University, College of Law, Tempe, Arizona
J.D. – 1995

University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, California
B.A. – 1987
Major: Microbiology and Immunology

Published Works

Outlook Newsletter Periodical: Business Method Patents, Meritas, January, 2006
Intellectual Property Perspectives Column, Sacramento Daily Recorder, 2001
Intellectual Property Law Treatise, Chapter on Trade Secret Law Litigation, Aspen Publishing, 2003
State Variations On The Daubert Theme, Federation of Insurance & Corporate Counsel Quarterly, Vol. 51, No. 1, Fall, 2000
Andrew C. Hecker Award for Literary Excellence, Federation Of Insurance & Corporate Counsel Quarterly, July, 2000
Andrew C. Hecker Award for Literary Excellence, Gatekeeping and the Admissibility of Scientific Evidence in the Post Daubert/Joiner/Kumho Tire World, Vol. 49, No. 4, Summer, 1999
Tips For Licensing Biotechnology, San Francisco Daily Journal, Intellectual Property Supplement, October 7, 1999

Honors and Awards

Andrew C. Hecker Award for Literary Excellence, 2000
Past Employment Positions
Weintraub Genshlea Chediak Law Corporation, Associate/Contract Attorney, 2000 – 2006
Dillingham & Murphy, LLP, Associate, 1997 – 2000
Crosby, Heafey, Roach & May, Technical Analyst, 1995 – 1997
Bayer Incorporated, Intern, 1994
Miles Laboratories Incorporated, Associate Research Immunologist, 1988 – 1992