Areas of Practice: Patents and Client Counseling
Mr. Patel assists and counsels clients in the procurement of U.S. and foreign patents, including the preparation and prosecution of patent applications in the electrical and mechanical fields. With regard to patents, Mr. Patel has experience assisting clients in the development of intellectual property strategies including the acquisition of a patent portfolio and portfolio management of patent applications. Mr. Patel has prosecuted patent applications in a variety of fields including WiMAX, image processing, integrated circuit design, medical devices, business methods, digital encryption, semiconductor fabrication, and financial products.
Prior to becoming an attorney, Mr. Patel was the Patent Examiner for six years at the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).
Legal History: Patent Attorney with both General Practice and IP boutique firms in Washington, D.C.
Education: George Washington University (M.S., Electrical Engineering 2008)
American University Law School (J.D. 2003)
Syracuse University (B.S., Bioengineering 1997)