William J. Hoofe IV is a registered patent attorney. Mr. Hoofe's practice focuses on patent application preparation and prosecution, patent opinion matters, and patent-related counseling to clients in a broad range of technology fields. He has an emphasis on securing domestic and international patent protection for inventions in the medical, aerospace and defense, electronics, computer, semiconductor, and telecommunications industries.
Mr. Hoofe brings a broad spectrum of knowledge in technical disciplines, including computer science and electrical engineering, coupled with aerospace and defense industry experience in the fields of systems engineering, software engineering, and manufacturing engineering.
Mr. Hoofe has handled patent-related matters for clients ranging from large international and national corporations to small and medium-size closely held companies, innovative start-ups, software developers, and individual inventors and innovators. His extensive experience involving innovative and cutting-edge technologies includes the preparation or prosecution of patent applications for Apple, Applied Materials, Covidien, IBM, Intel, Northrop Grumman, Samsung, Siemens, Sun Microsystems, United Microelectronics, United States Surgical, Valleylab Division of Tyco Healthcare, and more.
Hoofe IP Law (website: https://www.hoofeip.com/) is a boutique intellectual property law firm with an emphasis on patent law.
Previously associated with premier California intellectual property (IP) law firms, Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP and Stetina Brunda Garred & Brucker PC, and New York-based IP law firm, Carter Deluca Farrell & Schmidt LLP, located on Long Island.
Professional work history includes 9½ years in the aerospace and defense industry at Northrop B-2 Division (Northrop Grumman Military Aircraft Systems Division, as of January 1, 1996) as an avionics systems engineer on the U.S. Air Force/Northrop B-2 Bomber program and Advanced Projects programs, 1990-1999. Exercised technical control for the analysis and solution of various engineering problems.
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