Seasoned IP Attorney Joins Procopio
Noel Gillespie assists clients with strategic patent portfolios that protect their technology and help them achieve their business objectives. This process includes developing claim strategies that create market barriers and protect or create revenue streams, as well as preparing and prosecuting U.S. and foreign Patent Applications. Mr. Gillespie has extensive experience in dealing with telecommunications companies, including those involved with wireless, wired, and optical communications technology, medical device companies and software/Internet companies. In addition to his extensive legal experience, Mr. Gillespie has also served as Senior Design Engineer and Product Team leader for Sony Digital Telecommunications of America in San Diego, where he was responsible for the comprehensive baseband design for several CDMA handsets that used the latest Qualcomm Mobile Station Modem (MSM) chipsets. Prior to this, he was a Design Engineer and Product Team Leader at Cubic Defense Systems in San Diego, where he was responsible for the design and testing of several portable electronic systems. Mr. Gillespie received a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from San Diego State University and a J.D., cum laude, from the University of San Diego School of Law.
"As we continually look for strategic growth opportunities that make sense for the firm and our clients, Intellectual Property remains an important focus for us," said Stephen C. Beuerle, the leader of Procopio's Intellectual Property Team. "Noel is one of the preeminent hi-tech patent attorneys in San Diego. He not only contributes extensive knowledge and proven ability as a patent attorney, but he also brings to the table a unique perspective given his extensive past telecommunications experience for several leading technology corporations.”