Erol Basol is an associate in the Los Angeles office of Morrison & Foerster, and focuses his practice on all aspects of patent prosecution and counseling.  Erol has experience in many patent-focused areas, including: drafting and prosecuting patent applications in the electrical, mechanical, and software arts; USPTO post-grant proceedings including inter partes review and reexaminations; patent portfolio management and strategy; and IP strategy evaluation, formulation, and fortification.

Erol earned his J.D. at the University of California Los Angeles School of Law, his M.S. in electrical engineering from the University of California at Santa Barbara, where his research focused on semiconductor device design and fabrication, and his B.A. in computer science from the University of California at Berkeley.

Favorite LAIPLA event: Spring Seminar, as it allows practitioners and other professionals to really get to know each other on a personal and professional level.

Favorite LAIPLA memory: Judge’s Night 2017 when it was revealed publicly that Erol’s worst grade in law school was in his patent law class.