Nicholas Bielat is a registered patent attorney with a background in optical engineering, photovoltaics, and technology transer. He works principally in preparing and prosecuting patent applications, with a focus on optics, astronomy, and software technologies. Prior to joining Hayes Soloway, Nicholas was a Research Fellow with the University of Arizona's Office of Technology Transfer, and prior to that was a student assistant on the Large Binocular Telescope Interferometer group. Nicholas holds bachelor's degrees in optical engineering and engineering management from the University of Arizona.
A Tucson native, Nicholas enjoys helping local clients build and expand their businesses through intellectual property. Nicholas serves clients from all backgrounds - especially independent inventors, startups, and small businesses - and works hard to create IP strategies that will provide value where it is needed most.
Areas of Practice
US and foreign patent prosecution, including patent searching, patentability opinions, and patent drafting
Inter Partes Review
US trademark prosecution, including clearance searching and preparing trademark applications
Technology Experience Overview
Optical systems and devices
Telescopes and astronomy
Healthcare management software
State Bar of Arizona 2014
United States Federal Court, District of Arizona 2015
United States Patent and Trademark Office 2016
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|State Bar of Arizona||Member||2014 - Present|
|University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2014|
|University of Arizona||BS - Engineering Management||2010|
|University of Arizona||BS - Optical Engineering||2009|
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