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Felicito Guiyab

Associate Attorney | Intellectual Property

Felicito Guiyab is a tenured technical patent preparation and prosecution attorney. The core of his experience centers around cases involving software, wireless communications & devices, circuit design, and semiconductor manufacturing. He is based out of Austin, Texas but works with Han Santos’ Seattle office & Clients.

Felicito currently represents a large telecommunications company and provides counsel and patent drafting services for several startups.

Prior to kickstarting his legal career, Felicito worked as a process engineer for a major semiconductor company based in Dallas. He is also an experienced test engineer having worked for a leading producer of high-performance test solutions for commercial, defense, and space applications.

As a member of academia at the University de Santo Tomas, in his native Philippines, Felicito taught microelectronics, instrumentation and control systems, and engineering management. He represents a subset of the firm’s legal counsel that can rely on both a technical engineering background as well as an academic one, coupled with a passion for Intellectual Property Law.

“The way of success is the way of continuous pursuit of knowledge” – Napoleon Hill

Practice Areas & Services:

  • Intellectual Property
  • Patent Preparation and Prosecution
  • General Patent Counseling
  • Open Innovation
  • Patent Prior Art Search
  • Copyright Registration

Industries:

  • Internet of Things (IoT)
  • Software as a Service (SaaS)
  • Telecommunications
  • Artificial Intelligence

Technologies:

  • Information security
  • Cloud computing
  • Blockchain
  • Machine learning
  • Semiconductors
  • Telecommunications

Admissions, Licenses, & Certifications:

  • US Patent and Trademark Office
  • State Bar of Alabama

Education:

  • B.S., Electronics and Communications Engineering, University of Santo Tomas
  • L.L.B, Arellano University School of Law

Languages:

  • English