Patrick Lai, J.D., B.S. (EE)
Patrick Lai’s practice includes preparation and prosecution of patent applications in technology areas including computer software and hardware, networking, distributed systems, and augmented reality systems.
Prior to joining Fernando & Partners, Patrick was an associate in the intellectual property group of three international law firms where his practice focused on domestic, international intellectual property disputes, and patent office post-grant proceedings. Patrick also has litigation experience in District Courts and before the International Trade Commission.
Earlier, he was a commercial legal extern in the Products and Agreements group for Google Inc., where he was on the Google Doodle team, conducted due diligence for acquisitions and performed legal analysis to identify potential intellectual property issues. Prior to his legal career, Patrick was an engineer in the medical device industry and program director of a college radio station.
State Bar of California
U.S. Patent & Trademark Office
J.D., Santa Clara University
B.S. (EE), University of California, Santa Barbara