Gary B. Goates
GARY B. GOATES is experienced with patent prosecution for semiconductors, digital systems, software, networks, and consumer electronics. Past IP positions include Manager of IP, Manager of Patent Prosecution, and Manager of IP Services at Cirrus Logic, Montalvo Systems, and LSI Logic respectively. He was a Patent Agent at Sony Electronics and at Blakely, Sokoloff, Taylor & Zafman. Past engineering positions include Lead Engineer at Boeing Aerospace, Software Product Manager at both Cirrus Logic and CAE Systems, and 6+ years writing software. He holds a JD degree from Santa Clara University, a MSCS degree from the University of Utah, and a BA in Math from New College of Florida. Gary is veteran of four startups, an avid photographer, and a social networker.