Background

Juan’s Practice focuses on patent prosecution, patent litigation support, Patent related opinion work, and transactional matters on diverse range of subject matters and technologies, including telecommunications, artificial intellegence, including machine learning, image recognition, and virtual/augmented reality applications, cybersecurity & data privacy, wireless communication systems and protocals, distributed ledger technologies, aircraft navigation, communication and control systems, semiconductor devices and manufacturing, medical devices, etc.

Patent Prosecution and IP Matters

Juan represents clients in all phases of patent prsecutions, from preparing new applications based on inventiondisclosures to completing the appeals process.  Juan works closely with clients to ensure their patents align with current and projected industry developments, trends, and applicable standards.  Juan also has significant experience assisting clients with development and prosecution of foreign patent portfolios.

Juan also has significant experience performing freedom to operate analysis to assist clients with development of new products and ideas, as well as infringement analysis to protect his client’s existing patent portfolios.

Technical Background

Juan has significant technical experience gained while employed as an electrical engineer and cybersecurity expert for the Department of Defense, and while serving as cybersecurity officer in the U.S. Air Force.

Areas of Practice

Intellectual Property
-Patent Prosecution
-Opinion Work

Associations & Memberships

Phi Delta Phi  Legal Honor Society

Education

Juris Doctor, St Mary’s University School of Law

Bachelor of Science, Electrical Engineering, University of Texas at Austin

Bar/Court Admissions

Texas Bar

Registered Patent Attorney, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

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