rob pilaud

Registered Patent Agent specializing in patent application preparation and prosecution on behalf of corporate clients before the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office (USPTO), primarily in the electrical engineering industry. Former U.S. Patent Examiner at the USPTO and engineer for an international construction company. Successful completion of patent prosecution resulting in the grant of over 1,300 U.S. Patents utilizing extensive knowledge of the patent statute (Title 35 of the U.S. Code), patent rules (Title 37 of the Code of Federal Regulations), caselaw and USPTO procedures (Manual of Patent Examining Procedure). Also experienced in the analysis of prior art, application and claim writing, compliance with the duty of disclosure, filing based on priority established in another country and/or through the Patent Cooperation Treaty, original filing in the U.S., appeals, interferences and reexaminations. Representative technologies include the following: Semiconductors, Liquid Crystal Displays, Electroluminescent (EL) Displays, Organic Light Emitting Diode (OLED) Displays, Light Emitting Elements, Thin Film Transistor (TFT) Displays, Laser Irradiation, Integrated Circuits, Field Effect Transistors, Data Management, Memory Cards and Devices, Nonvolatile Memory, Identification Systems, Photoelectric Conversion Devices and Power Supplies. Also, Audiovisual Processing and Reproduction Systems, Recording Devices, Disc Players, Optical Fibers and Broadband Optical Fibers, Optical Amplifiers, Optical Acoustoelectric Transducers, Photonics Devices, Voice Signal Interpolation, Acoustic Devices, Speech and Sound Synthesis, Voice Data Systems, Mobile and Wireless Communications, Signal Processing, Data Transmission and Reception, Communications Protocols, Navigation Systems and Surge Protectors. Further, Internal Combustion Engines, Cellular Phone Batteries, Automobile Sunroofs, Cochlear Implants, Data Processing and Business Methods. Specialties Patent Law, Patent Application Prosecution, Patent Application Preparation, Prior Art Analysis, Patent Claim Drafting, Duty of Disclosure, Patent Cooperation Treaty, Patent Appeals, Patent Interferences, Patent Reexaminations, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Semiconductors, Liquid Crystal Displays, Electroluminescent Displays, Organic Light Emitting Diode Displays, Thin Film Transistor Displays, Laser Irradiation, Memory Cards, Memory Devices