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  • Education
    • J.D., University of California-Hastings, 2006
    • B.A., University of California, Berkeley, 2000, Computer Science
  • Bar Jurisdictions
    • California, 2006
    • Admitted to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office, 2006
  • Court Admissions
    • U.S. District Court, Central District of California, 2007
    • U.S. District Court, Northern District of California, 2006
    • State of California, 2006
Whether advising Fortune 100 corporations or start-ups, Duy Nguyen is dedicated to finding the most practical and effective strategies in support of clients’ intellectual property interests. His practice encompasses many areas of intellectual property, including: 
  • Patent mining
  • Drafting and prosecuting patent applications
  • Appeals to the Patent and Trial Appeals Board (PTAB)
  • Instituting and defending against reexaminations
  • Post-Grant Reviews (PGRs) 
  • Inter Partes Reviews (IPRs)
  • Conducting pre-filing investigations and preparing opinions 
  • Performing due diligence and clearance investigations
As a former software developer for e¬≠commerce and enterprise applications, Duy’s background in computer science is especially useful when handling legal issues involving technology. Industry experience covers a wide array of technologies, including clients in the fields of:
  • Cloud computing services
  • Networking
  • Virtualization 
  • Machine Learning / artificial intelligence
  • Image / video processing
  • Consumer electronics (e.g., digital TVs, portable devices, mobile computing applications)
  • Semiconductor manufacturing and processing
Duy has also represented clients in trials in U.S. district courts and the International Trade Commission, beginning with pre-suit investigation and case strategy and continuing through fact and expert discovery, motion practice, trial preparation, trial, and appeals to the Federal Circuit as well as appeals in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.