Electrical & Automation

Our electrical & automation clients around the world invent electric power grid and storage technologies, analog and digital circuits, robotics, and manufacturing automation.

With a master’s degree in electrical and computer engineering, Dave Robertson protects a variety of electrical and computer-related technologies. Dave began his career developing science and engineering software

for the electric power industry. He worked for

the U.S. Patent Office, examining inventions in

operations research and computer-related software automation, modeling, and controls,

Expert Attorneys:

Dave RobertsonSarah Gates, and Eileen Herlihy

including renewable energy, grid control, and energy storage technologies. 

Sarah Gates' experience working as an electrical engineer gives her exceptional insights into developing and managing patent portfolios for her clients in wireless communications, optical systems, atom interferometry, electrical and chemical systems, semiconductor devices and manufacturing, and consumer products.

Eileen Herlihy has worked on electrical cases involving surge arresters and batteries.

Invisible Intelligence

Protecting deployed technology for air traffic monitoring startup


Invisible Intelligence provides low-cost data devices to assist small airports in day-to-day operations, such as the G.A.R.D.® (General Audio Recording Device) and the G.A.R.D. Airport Dashboard System, developed to provide low-cost air traffic recording for small and municipal non-towered airports.