JOE ACAYAN
SR. PATENT AGENT
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Joe has over 21 years of in-house and law firm experience, focusing his practice on patent
portfolio development and strategic patent counseling. He has prepared and prosecuted
patent applications in a wide range of technologies, including digital circuitry, computer
architecture, computer systems, server technology, wireless networks, cloud computing,
software applications, and Internet-related applications.

Joe also has experience in organizing patent harvesting sessions to procure invention
disclosures. Prior to his patent practice, Joe worked for 4 years as an electrical engineer
at Advanced Micro Devices.

Joe is registered to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office. He
received his Bachelor of Science in Electronic Engineering from California Polytechnic
State University in San Luis Obispo in 1993, and received his Juris Doctorate from Santa
Clara University in 2000.