Nikko Quevada, Ph.D.
Dr. Nikko Quevada, Lead Scientific Advisor, was previously scientific advisor and law clerk at Pennie & Edmonds LLP in New York City and Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione in Chicago. Dr. Quevada has prepared and prosecuted over 200 patent applications and responses to office actions from various patent offices around the world. He has worked on various projects involving diverse fields such as electronics, materials science, semiconductor materials and devices, optoelectronics, biotechnology, chemistry, pharmaceuticals, computer networks, and computer hardware and software.
He has also worked on a wide array of technologies including computer vision, imaging systems, activity and health tracking and monitoring devices, location-based systems and applications, sensor arrays, fiber optic sensing, image processing, interface systems, data encryption and decryption systems, virtual reality, augmented reality, natural language processing, cellular/mobile/wireless communication networks and protocols, handover protocols and control, radio communication systems, MIMO/SISO/MISO/MU-MISO antenna systems, haptic and tactile feedback systems, gesture-based control and detection, power management systems, batteries, cathode and anode materials and compositions, medical diagnostic and monitoring systems, pharmaceutical compositions, combinatorial chemistry, microfluidic devices and applications, and nanotechnology. He has done work for universities and companies such as MIT, University of Chicago, Hewlett Packard, Visteon Corporation, Alps, Pfizer, GlaxoSmithKline, Bristol Myers Squibb, Eli Lilly, Cyanamid, Genzyme, Nestlé, and Bic. He was part of a team in New York that performed technical analyses and preparation of documents for a patent interference proceeding before the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). He passed the October 2001 USPTO Patent Bar Examination. Dr. Quevada holds a PhD in Physical Chemistry from the University of Chicago.