Gerard Moy is a patent agent in the firm’s Intellectual Property practice area and supports clients in the areas of patent preparation and prosecution.
As an agent and engineer, Gerard combines his patent experience in software technologies and electronic arts with his engineering background in analog and digital electronic circuit and telecommunication equipment design to guide clients through the process of preparing and prosecuting patents to protect their business’ intellectual property.
Gerard is registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and has prosecuted patent applications according to invention disclosures and interviews. He has also prepared responses to office actions, pre-appeal briefs, appeal briefs, and reply briefs for pending patent application cases. Gerard’s practice extends to counseling the firm’s legal teams and clients on prosecution strategies to maximize available legal protections for their inventions and technologies.
Prior to beginning his law practice, Gerard spent over 15 years as an engineer writing software for telecommunications systems, and designing electrical circuits and other related systems. He spent over four years in private practice counseling clients regarding various prosecution strategies that may be taken in order to maximize the currently available legal protection for their inventions. In his practice, Gerard’s strong technical background has allowed him to provide technical and patent prosecution expertise to clients in a number of differing fields including telecommunication systems, computer network topologies, secure communication techniques, semi-conductor fabrication techniques, wireless modulation/demodulation techniques, and antenna designs for various technologies, such as active electronically scanned arrays (AESAs), synthetic aperture radars (SARs), and other antenna structures operating at frequencies from conventional radio frequencies (RF) to those operating in the near infrared frequency band.