Aseet Patel

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Banner & Witcoff, Ltd.

Aseet Patel concentrates on patent prosecution and litigation matters primarily in the electrical, computer, and business method arts. He also provides opinion counseling services to clients, including various types of clearance opinions on patents.

Mr. Patel relies on his experience as a former Patent Examiner at the United States Patent and Trademark Office when representing clients in all phases of the prosecution of patent applications. While at the Patent Office, Mr. Patel examined patent applications directed to high technology inventions such as memory devices, RAMs/ROMs, flash memories, caching algorithms, memory partitioning techniques, memory addressing techniques, hard drives, and RAID systems.

Before serving at the Patent Office, Mr. Patel worked as a consultant and programmer for Trilogy Software, Inc. in Austin, TX where he helped develop and deploy multi-million dollar software products for Fortune 500 clients. He is Java Programmer Certified by Sun Microsystems and has developed e-commerce software using HTML, Java server pages (JSP), Java, javascript, relational database technologies, and other web technologies.

At Banner & Witcoff, Mr. Patel has been preparing and prosecuting patent applications for many years in a variety of technology areas, including those relating to electronic circuits, computer hardware and networks, cellular telephones, Internet and e-commerce, business methods, semiconductor processing, and medical devices.

Mr. Patel also has substantial litigation experience. He has represented clients in all aspects of litigation, including pre-trial discovery, witness preparation, depositions, and trial. While representing a major set-top box manufacturer in a multi-patent infringement suit, Mr. Patel used his software expertise to analyze source code in several different programming languages to assess infringement and assisted at the depositions of technology-savvy witnesses. Mr. Patel has also prepared witnesses and exhibits for trial and drafted various court documents.

Mr. Patel earned a B.S. degree in Computer Engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, where he was the Vice President of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE) student chapter, a Student Senator representing the College of Electrical and Computer Engineering, and the recipient of numerous scholarships. Mr. Patel received his Juris Doctor degree from Loyola University Chicago School of Law. He is admitted to the bar of the State of Illinois and is registered to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office.

Mr. Patel was recently recognized in Lawyers of Color’s “Hot List 2013,” an inaugural publication that honors early- to mid-career attorneys from six different regions in the U.S. who have excelled in the legal profession.

Mr. Patel practices in the Chicago office of Banner & Witcoff, Ltd.

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