Frankie Wong
Patent Agent
Overview

“Thank you for your careful review and professional service.”

Mr. Wong received Patent Certification at Brinks.  He has over 12 years of experience in drafting and prosecuting patent applications covering hardware and software aspects of IC chips, handsets, base stations, subsystem controllers and system integration of 3G and 4G multi-carrier multi-mode wireless network communications standards: LTE, 3GPP, GSM, GPRS, EDGE, CDMA, WCDMA, UMTS, WiFi, Bluetooth, WLAN, VoIP, cyber traffic securities, optical fiber communication system and MIMO antenna systems.  Mr. Wong has also drafted and prosecuted patent applications in technology areas covering multimedia social network applications, computer art, flat panel displays, 3D stereoscopic displays, opto-electronics and semi-conductor devices, analog and digital circuits, chemical compositions, medical sciences and instrumentations, database search algorithms, mechanical devices, liquid flow measurements, connectors, electric utility power generation, transmissions, control and measurements.

Prior to joining Brinks, Mr. Wong had drafted over 25 patent applications and had prosecuted more than 230 patent applications with over 75 allowances. Since joining Brinks in a period of about five and half years, he had drafted over 75 patent applications and drafted over 1,200 Office Action responses on 720 patent applications resulting in over 300 allowances through direct draft efforts, of which a high number of the allowances were through a single response.  Mr. Wong’s patent prosecution experiences span from office action responses and conducting Examiner’s interviews to Pre-Appeal Briefs, Appeal Briefs and Reply Briefs.  Mr. Wong had succeeded an in-person Oral Hearing before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board, and is also experienced in conducting phone and video conference Oral Hearings. 

Mr. Wong’s prior engineering career experience include over 20 years of design and manufacturing experience in RF and microwave circuits, silicon IC layout, communication system subassemblies in the Hi Tech industries in the Silicon Valley. His hands on engineering design and manufacturing experiences with up-to-date understanding of technology trends and being bilingual, are assets to retaining existing clients and supporting new clients from harvesting invention disclosures to drafting and prosecuting patent applications.  Mr. Wong is fluent in English and Chinese (both Mandarin and Cantonese), and is able to conduct inventors’ interviews and client phone interviews in native Chinese.

Practice Groups
Education
  • M.S., Electrical Engineering
    Santa Clara University, 1985
  • M.S., Chemical Engineering
    San Jose State University, 1980
  • B.A., Biochemistry
    University of California, Berkeley, 1978
Bar Admissions
  • U.S. Patent & Trademark Office
Area of Focus
Technical Background
  • Analog
  • Digital
  • Semiconductors
  • Signal Processing
  • Software
Languages
  • Cantonese
  • Mandarin
Experience | Legal Experience

McAndrews, Held & Malloy, Chicago, Illinois
Patent Agent, 2007-January 2012

Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories, Inc., Pullman, Washington
In-house Patent Engineer, 2005-2006

Patent Planet, Los Altos, California
Contractor Patent Assistant to Patent Attorney, 2002-2005

Experience | Non-Legal Experience

Nexyn Corporation, Santa Clara, CA
Application/Design Engineer & Co-Founder, 1998-2002

Microsource, Inc./Gigatronics, Santa Rosa, CA
Senior Staff Design Engineer, 1994-1998

CTT Inc., Santa Clara, CA
Senior RF Design Engineer, 1991-1994