Masako Ando

mando@beyerlaw.com

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Ms. Ando’s intellectual property practice mainly focuses on patent preparation and prosecution. She also handles patent non-infringement and invalidity opinions, due diligence analysis, as well as trademark registrations. Ms. Ando also assists Japanese companies and start-ups to obtain intellectual property rights in the United States and worldwide.

Ms. Ando’s technical expertise includes computer technologies, sensors, input devices, GPS/GNSS receivers, navigation and display systems, semiconductor device fabrication, telecommunications and network technologies, digital and analog signal processing, solar energy management systems, and water treatment systems.

Ms. Ando’s education includes an Undergraduate Degree (B.S. in Physics) from the University of Tsukuba, Japan; a Graduate Degree (M.S. in Nuclear Physics) from the University of Tsukuba, Japan; and a Law Degree (JD) from Franklin Pierce Law Center.

Prior to joining Beyer Law Group LLP, Ms. Ando was an associate with Thelen Reid Brown Raysman & Steiner LLP. She is registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and is a member of the State Bar of California.

Ms. Ando is fluent in Japanese (native) and Korean (conversational).

Undergraduate Degree:

  • B.S. in Physics; University of Tsukuba, Japan

Graduate Degree:

  • M.S. in Nuclear Physics; University of Tsukuba,Japan

Law Degree:

  • Franklin Pierce Law Center (University of New Hampshire, School of Law)

Patents Ms. Ando has worked on:

WO 2017/208160 Magellan Systems Japan, Inc.

GNSS RECEIVER AND METHOD FOR SUPER-WIDEBAND RECEIVING OF GNSS SIGNALS

U.S. Pat. Nos. 8,331,422 & 8,542,718
Magellan Systems Japan, Inc.

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR ACQUISITION, TRACKING, AND SUB- MICROSECOND TIME TRANSFER USING WEAK GPS/GNSS SIGNALS

U.S. Pat. Nos. 8,391,341 & 8,615,032
Magellan Systems Japan, Inc.

PROCESS FOR SUB-MICROSECOND TIME TRANSFER USING WEAK GPS/GNSS SIGNALS

Masako Ando

Title:Partner
Phone:650.842.1300
Fax:650.842.1301
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