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Cliff A. Maier

Cliff A. Maier

Mayer Brown LLP

Palo Alto, CA, USA


Cliff is counsel in the Intellectual Property practice focusing primarily on complex patent litigation involving electronics, computer, software, and business method patents. He also prosecutes patent applications in the US Patent and Trademark Office.

Cliff has worked on patent litigations involving cryptography, biometrics, semiconductors, mobile communications, consumer electronics, human-machine interaction, and networking, as well as business method patents involving financial institutions and banking.

After obtaining his Ph.D. in electrical engineering with a concentration in semiconductor physics from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, and prior to joining Mayer Brown, Cliff worked for a decade as an engineer and engineering manager for two large microprocessor design firms as well as a Silicon Valley start-up. His experience included circuit and physical design, logic design, microarchitecture, physical and logical verification and analysis, testing, electronic packaging, and instruction set architecture. He also has extensive experience in electronic design automation, design for manufacture, and software engineering. Cliff has authored and co-authored numerous papers in the field of microprocessor design that were published in the Journal of Solid State Circuits and other IEEE publications.
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