Dr. Nicholas M. Gerovac

Registered Patent Attorney

Patents, Trademarks, Licensing, and Technology-related Business Transactions

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Nick has years of experience in every stage of the patent process, including the drafting and prosecution of utility and design patent applications, developing portfolio strategies, guiding international prosecution, licensing, strategic prosecution, and due diligence.  Nick has also provided support in numerous patent litigation actions. In addition to his chemistry background, Nick has drafted and prosecuted patent applications for a broad range of technologies, including computer software and hardware, materials, mechanical devices, textiles, and networking.

  • LegalForce RAPC, Mountain View, California
    • Associate
  • Zilka-Kotab, PC, San Jose, California
    • Associate and Patent Agent
  • Theoretical Chemistry Group of Professor Roald Hoffmann, Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology, Cornell University
    • Researcher and System Administrator
  • NASA/Caltech Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, California
    • Summer Researcher
  • Nick is admitted to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office, as well as the State and Federal Courts of California.
  • J.D., Santa Clara University School of Law
  • Ph.D., M.S., Chemistry, Cornell University
  • B.S., Applied Physics, California Institute of Technology

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