Chad Eimers

Associate

Costa Mesa
T +1.714.966.8825
F +1.714.754.6611

Overview

Chad Eimers focuses on drafting, preparing and prosecuting U.S. and foreign patent applications for portable electronic devices, wearable electronic devices, accessories and infotainment, as well as medical/healthcare (artificial intelligence and machine learning), augmented reality, virtual reality, networking and video distribution and solid-state memory devices. He collaborates with client in-house counsel, engineers and inventors and discusses cases with patent examiners as new applications move through the process.

Chad has managed international filing and prosecution in Asia, Europe and Australia. A former patent examiner with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, he can provide his clients with valuable insight on the steps needed to successfully apply for and prosecute a patent.

Select Experience

  • Managed client portfolios through periodic docket meetings and timely patent application and office action response filings.
  • Discussed cases with patent examiners, prepared USPTO interview schedules and attended in-person USPTO interviews with clients.
  • Collaborated with client’s in-house counsel, engineers and inventors on mechanical and electrical arts.
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Experience

  • Managed client portfolios through periodic docket meetings and timely patent application and office action response filings.
  • Discussed cases with patent examiners, prepared USPTO interview schedules and attended in-person USPTO interviews with clients.
  • Collaborated with client’s in-house counsel, engineers and inventors on mechanical and electrical arts.
  • Foreign filing and prosecution includes China, Japan, Korea, Europe (EP),Germany, Australia and India.
  • Litigation work includes motion drafting for patent litigation, ITC complaints(defensive and offensive), analyzing claim charts.
  • Performed prior art searches for prospective patent applications and reports for validity opinions of potential patents asserted against the client.

Recognitions and Memberships

Memberships

  • Colorado Intellectual Property American Inn of Court

Prior Positions

  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office: Patent Examiner (2012 to 2013)

Admissions

  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
  • California

Education

  • M.S., Electrical Engineering, California State University, Fullerton, 2020
  • J.D., University of Denver Sturm College of Law, 2012
  • M.S., Mechanical Engineering, Iowa State University, 2002
  • B.A., Math and Physics, Cornell College, 2000