Robert Hayden


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(650) 681-8710


Santa Clara University


University of Washington

M.S. Materials Science and Engineering

University of California, Berkeley

B.S. Material Science and Engineering

Previous Experience

  • Royse Law


  • State of California
  • U.S. District Court for Northern California
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
  • State of California Supreme Court

Professional Experience

Robert Hayden is a patent attorney specializing in medical devices, materials and processes, particularly as they relate to semiconductors, LEDs, and disk drives, as well as clean tech, robotics, agtech, and consumer devices. Robert regularly prepares and prosecutes patent applications for established corporations and start-ups, advises on portfolio development, and prepares opinion letters. Robert holds a B.S. and an M.S., both in Materials Science and Engineering, and worked in start-ups in biomaterials and disk drives before earning a law degree from Santa Clara University. Robert has been a practicing patent attorney since 2000.