Nate has a diverse and broad IP practice, with experience in patent and trademark prosecution, litigation, and counseling, as well as domain name disputes. Nate’s software background lends a high-tech focus to his practice. He has handled matters involving a variety of technologies, including artificial intelligence and machine learning in the areas of computer vision, identity authentication, and text analytics.
Nate has prosecuted patents in a number of software and hardware disciplines, including search optimization and keyword marketing technology, hoteling systems for distributed telephony services, medical devices, optical event detection systems, and LCD panel controllers.
Nate’s trademark experience includes the prosecution of dozens of trademark applications. He has successfully represented clients in federal district court litigations, as well as in opposition and cancellation proceedings and ex parte appeals before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board of the United States Patent & Trademark Office.
Nate’s technological know-how has enabled him to advise a leading social media site on Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) notice-and-takedown matters, and to successfully recover domain names from cybersquatters on behalf of a popular social media game developer and a large biopharmaceutical company.
Nate is a founding board member of Valley Student Theatre Company, a nonprofit organization that stages summer musical theatre camps and productions for children ages 7-18. Nate’s legal experience includes work as an associate in the patent litigation group at Proskauer.