People

Bar and Court Admissions:

  • New York Bar

  • New Jersey Bar

  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York

  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

 

Education:

  • Juris Doctor - St. John's School of Law

  • M.S.E.E. in Device Physics and VLSI Design - S.J.S.U.

  • B.S. in Electrical Engineering

Languages:

  • English

  • German

  • Russian

  • Tajik (Persian)

  • Hebrew

Gabriel Daniel

Principal

800 2nd Ave; Suite 802

New York, NY 10017

Tel: (646) 820-4453

Email: gdaniel@intelletek.com

Gabriel Daniel is the founder of IntelleTek Law Group, PLLC, and is based in the Firm's New York office. He focuses his practice on U.S. and foreign patent prosecution, client counseling, due diligence, and legal opinions. His prosecution and counseling experience involves a wide range of sciences, including electrical engineering, information systems, automotive technology, software, and business methods.

 

Gabriel is a registered patent attorney and a member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.  He has prepared and prosecuted hundreds of patent applications.

Engineering Experience:

 

Prior to entering the practice of law, Gabriel worked for over thirteen years at leading companies in the semiconductor industry, earning senior titles first in digital and later in analog design. He has expertise in digital, analog and mixed-signal IC design in CMOS, Bipolar and BiCMOS technology.  He has authored and co-authored a dozen technical papers in the IEEE Journal of Solid-State Circuits, ISSCC Digest of Technical Papers and other engineering research journals. He has twenty-five inventions and patents in Digital, DRAM, and Analog Design.

 

Previous Work:

 

Gabriel has formerly worked at Kenyon & Kenyon, McDermott Will & Emery, Schiff Hardin, and Cozen O'Connor.

 

Bar and Court Admissions:

  • California Bar

  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

  • U.S. Central Districts Court of California

Education:

  • Juris Doctor - Champan University, 2008

  • B.S. in Electrical Engineering, University of California, Los Angeles, 1991, cum laude, Tau Beta Pi

Languages:

  • English

  • Chinese

John Lin

Of Counsel

Tel: (310) 489-9794

Email: jlin@intelletek.com

John Lin is an intellectual property attorney who specializes in the preparation and prosecution of patent applications.  He has drafted hundreds of patent applications in a wide range of sciences, including semiconductors, cable modems, networking, solar energy, video coding, software, and mobile device technologies.  He is also experienced in prosecuting patent applications in the U.S., Europe, China, Japan, Korea, and other jurisdictions.


Engineering Experience:

 

John has over 13 years of engineering experience, where he worked for leading semiconductor companies as a senior staff design engineer.  He was instrumental in the development of many state of the art telecommunication, microprocessor, and multimedia systems.  

Bar and Court Admissions:

  • Utah Bar

  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

Education:

  • Juris Doctor - University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, 2000

  • B.S. in Electrical Engineering, Auburn University

Michael Dodd

Of Counsel

Email: mdodd@intelletek.com

Michael Dodd has extensive experience in patents, trademarks, trade secrets, and copyrights. Michael has worked with a range of clients including large corporate entities, startups, and individual inventors. His technical and legal experience makes him highly qualified to draft and prosecute patent cases for clients in computer software, computer hardware, mechanical, telecommunication, electronics, circuitry, and semiconductor fields.

Michael has drafted and filed nearly 1000 original U.S. patent applications and also prosecuted hundreds of patent applications in the United States. He has extensive experience in interview practice before the U.S. Patent Office and often meets with examiners telephonically and in-person during U.S. prosecution. Michael also has extensive experience prosecuting patent applications in foreign jurisdictions, primarily in Europe and Asia.

Michael has also drafted and assisted with the preparation of opinions as well as provided support for litigation matters. He has participated in negotiating and drafting licensing and other types of technology transfer agreements.

Michael has trained many patent attorneys in drafting patent applications, responding to office actions, conducting examiner interviews, and drafting substantive letters to foreign counsel. He serves as a New Lawyer Mentor for the Utah State Bar.

Engineering Experience:

 

From 1991 to 1997, Michael held various positions in the information technology sector with a focus on software development and network management.

Bar and Court Admissions:

  • New York Bar;

  • Connecticut State Bar;

  • New Jersey State Bar;

  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

Education:

  • Juris Doctor - Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center, NY

  • B.S. in Electrical Engineering, cum laude New York Institute of Technology, NY

Stephen Gigante

Of Counsel

Email: sgigante@intelletek.com

Stephen Gigante has over 20 years of experience in preparing and prosecuting patent applications in a variety of electrical and electro-mechanical disciplines, including wireless communication,  storage devices, touchscreen displays, smartphone apps, LCDs and OLEDs,  microcontrollers, medical devices, smart-gun technology,  semiconductors, software, computer-related devices, and business method patents. 

 

Stephen has experience overseeing prosecution of patent family applications on behalf of U.S. clients filing abroad in jurisdictions including Canada, Japan, China, E.U., Taiwan, Australia, Israel, and has participated in Oral Proceedings at the EPO offices in Munich, Germany.


Engineering Experience:

 

Stephen worked in the Field Engineering Division of IBM, where he focused on Large-system computers, storage devices, and associated telecommunication devices.  

Bar and Court Admissions:

  • New York Bar;

  • Connecticut State Bar;

  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

Education:

  • Juris Doctor - New York University School of Law, 1985

  • B.A. Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Brandon Sklar

Of Counsel

Email: bsklar@intelletek.com

Brandon Sklar is a registered patent attorney with more than three decades of experience preparing and prosecuting U.S. and foreign patent applications in electrical and mechanical arts, including telecommunications systems, computer hardware systems, semiconductors, light-emitting diodes, x-ray scanning systems and components for security and medical applications, magnetic resonance imaging, ultrasound, business methods, e-commerce, financial systems, and industrial products including automotive parts.

He advises clients on prosecution strategy and product design and has reviewed patent portfolios for potential purchase. He is also experienced in trademark prosecution. Brandon earned his undergraduate degree from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1982. He received his law degree from New York University School of Law in 1985.

Bar and Court Admissions:

  • California State Bar

  • USPTO Bar

Education:

  • Juris Doctor, Loyola Law School, Los Angeles

  • BS, Physics, California State University, CA

Alexis Saenz

Of Counsel

Email: asaenz@intelletek.com

Alexis Saenz is a patent attorney with over a decade of IP experience. He has prepared hundreds of patent applications and responses to the USPTO. He focuses on providing cost-effective approaches with an emphasis on securing patents with discernible value.

 

A graduate of Loyola Law School of Los Angeles, Alexis Saenz has worked substantially with patent applications in the general software, computer, robotics, virtual/augmented reality, artificial intelligence, mechanical, optical, electrical, telecommunication, consumer products, and sports equipment fields. Some of the larger clients he has represented include IBM, Kyocera, Honeywell International, Inc., Lenovo, Mattel, UC Irvine, and TP Vision (an IP subsidiary of Koninklijke Philips N.V.).

Engineering Experience:

A former physics engineer, Alexis Saenz has also worked for the Raytheon Corporation, one of the largest defense firms in the nation.  His technical experience includes working with electro-optics, (including semi-conductor materials, lasers, light sensors, light emitting diodes, etc.) weapons guidance systems, network switches, and micro-electro-mechanical systems (MEMS). His keen understanding of how things work lends itself to articulating the significance of inventive features to the USPTO.

Bar and Court Admissions:

  • USPTO Bar

Education:

  • MSME, Polytechnic Institute of New York, NY

Anthony Fresco

Senior Patent Agent

Email: afresco@intelletek.com

 

Anthony Fresco is a senior patent agent with decades of patent preparation and prosecution experiences.  He has prepared and prosecuted a countless number of patent application mostly in the mechanical arts.   

Engineering Experience:

Anthony holds an MSME and has decades of engineering experience.  He was an assistant engineer at Con Edison, held several different engineering positions related to the design of both fossil and nuclear power plants, has worked for over 20 years at Brookhaven national Laboratory, was involved with a proton accelerator (now the Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider (RHIC)), and was involved with various tasks related to regulatory safety issues for nuclear power plants.  Anthony is a Life Member of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers and was the 1986-1987 and 2012-2014 Chairman of the ASME Long Island Section.

Loretta Charles

Senior Patent Paralegal

800 2nd Ave; Suite 802

New York, NY 10017

Tel: (646) 228-7834

Email: lcharles@intelletek.com

Loretta Charles is a senior patent paralegal who brings nearly two decades of legal experience to IntelleTek Law Group, PLLC.  She is highly skilled in all aspects of IP practice to ensure compliance with patent formalities and procedures.  Loretta manages patent dockets of U.S. and foreign applications and works closely with the attorneys to make sure that all deadlines are met.  Loretta used to work for many years with Gabriel Daniel before at Kenyon and Kenyon.

Education:

  • Paralegal, NYU School of Professional Studies, NY, NY

  • BA Political Science, Hunter College, NY, NY

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