JOSE MATA, ESQUIRE
US Patent Attorney & Outdoor Enthusiast
Jose is a registered patent attorney with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and has over 10 years of experience draft and prosecuting patent applications. Jose performs patent work for a variety of companies in varied technologies predominately in software, hardware and microprocessor architecture. Technologies in which Jose has provided patent services include semi-conductor fabrication, automotive systems, cryptography systems, telecom, agricultural and greenhouse systems, mechanical devices and many computer and software-related technologies. Jose has a current interest in artificial intelligence and the python programming language.
Jose holds a Masters of Science degree in Computer Science from Portland State University. Jose is interested in big data and cloud systems as they relate to artificial intelligence and is proficient in software development.
Prior to becoming a patent attorney Jose had many years of experience in civil litigation, including federal class action litigation, medical malpractice litigation, employment litigation, and securities litigation. Among Jose’s successes are successfully arguing for conditional class certification in the wage and hour class action Ross v. US National Bank Association in the Northern District of California. Jose has also assisted with complex patent litigation in federal court at a Portland, Oregon law firm. Jose was also a federal court law clerk for the Honorable Edward Leavy (now a U.S. Court of Appeals Judge in the Ninth Circuit) when Judge Leavy was a U.S. Magistrate Judge at the District of Oregon. This background in litigation provides Jose with a valuable perspective when preparing and prosecuting patent applications and when performing other intellectual property services.