Brett Mellor focuses his practice on patent prosecution and counseling in the fields of electronics and software. Dr. Mellor’s areas of expertise include analog and digital circuits, computer architecture, computer engineering, processor design, wireless communications systems, antennas, GPS receivers, signal and image processing, optics and optoelectronics, sensors, instrumentation, solar photovoltaic devices, artificial intelligence and machine learning, computer vision, and AR/VR/MR systems.
While attending Brigham Young University, Dr. Mellor’s Ph.D. research was focused on developing electrical circuits capable of detecting the presence of biological objects in liquids. His publications were recognized by the MIT Lincoln Laboratory Fellowship Award and the BYU Graduate Fellowship Award. Dr. Mellor’s research on electrical biosensors has been widely cited and presented at numerous conferences in the United States and Europe.
Dr. Mellor worked with the firm as a summer associate in 2014. While attending law school, he served as a staff member of the Virginia Journal of Law and Technology.
Dr. Mellor is conversational in Portuguese and Spanish.
University of Virginia School of Law J.D. (2015)
Brigham Young University Ph.D. (2012) Electrical and Computer Engineering
Brigham Young University B.S. (2009) Electrical Engineering, cum laude
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (2013)
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