Ted Fay specializes in patent application preparation and prosecution before the United States Patent and Trademark Office. In addition to domestic prosecution, he has extensive experience working with foreign associates on foreign prosecution matters, especially before the European Patent Office, but also before the Indian, Japanese, and Chinese patent offices.

Ted has more than 20 years of patent prosecution experience in the fields of computer hardware, software, and storage systems, as well as business enterprise systems, with 15 years of experience in technologies related to aerospace, including software, communication systems, electronics, aircraft construction and design, aircraft operation, composite materials, rocketry, and others. He also has experience prosecuting patent applications for medical devices, including surgical instruments, chest compression devices, software for ECG devices, stents, catheters, pharmaceuticals, and medical procedures. Additionally, Ted has several years of experience in other areas, including wireless communication technologies, military defense systems, contact lenses, traffic signals, chemical mechanical planarization devices, and others.

Practice Areas

Intellectual Property

Admitted to Practice

State Bar of California
Other Admissions:
United States Patent and Trademark Office


University of Denver College of Law, J.D., 1997
Physics, University of California San Diego, B.S., 1992