An associate with Murphy Pearson’s San Francisco office, Chekwume represents clients in business and intellectual property matters, as well as civil litigation and professional liability.
Prior to becoming a lawyer, Chekwume worked for Salesforce, advising on global trademark and copyright conflicts, including oppositions and cancellations and managing litigation matters related to brand enforcement, DMCA issues, drafting complex intellectual property agreements, and other IP counseling. As a student, he was the recipient of an Intellectual Property and Technology Law Certificate with Honors and participated in the USPTO Trademark Program as a Certified Student, providing legal services to parties needing assistance with the registration of trademarks, copyrights, and patents.
- Charles Houston Bar Association
- State Bar of California
J.D., University of San Francisco School of Law
B.A., University of California, Santa Cruz