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Howard Sheerin

Howard Sheerin

Patent Attorney - EE/CS

San Francisco
California
Licensed in
CA, Patent Bar
Santa Clara University
School of Law
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About
Mr. Sheerin is a California licensed patent attorney (USPTO registered) with over 22 years experience serving clients in the mass storage, communications, and Internet industries, having drafted over 600 electrical/computer patents for large corporations (such as Cirrus Logic and Western Digital) as well as smaller start-up companies. Extensive technical experience, including integrated circuit design (analog and digital), communication theory, digital signal processing, control theory, computer programming (assembly to C++), and Internet applications. Mr. Sheerin graduated from the University of Colorado, Boulder, one of the top engineering… read more schools in the country.
23
Years
experience

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Client Reviews

5.0
Clear Communication
Response Time
Knowledgeable
Meets Deadlines
out of 2 reviews
Clear Communication
Response Time
Knowledgeable
Meets Deadlines

""An impressive ability to comprehend complex engineering concepts." Chris Zook, Cirrus Logic, Inc."

Patent Drafting and Prosecution
Posted on May 5, 2016
Clear Communication
Response Time
Knowledgeable
Meets Deadlines

""One of the best patent attorneys we've worked with." Milad Shara, Western Digital Corporation."

Patent Drafting and Prosecution
Posted on May 5, 2016

Work History

Howard H. Sheerin, Attorney at Law

Patent Attorney

Jul 1995 - Present

Continued working for Cirrus Logic as an out-of-house attorney drafting and prosecuting patents covering their read channel circuits. When Cirrus Logic exited the mass storage market, I began working with Western Digital. I have drafted over 600 patents covering sophisticated electrical engineering inventions, including advanced coding theory, digital signal processing, and servo control.

Jul 1995 - Present

Cirrus Logic

In-house patent attorney

Jun 1994 - Jul 1995

Drafted and prosecuted several patent applications covering highly sophisticated read channel circuits for magnetic and optical disk drives, including patents on advanced coding theory and signal processing.

Jun 1994 - Jul 1995

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