Patent – Semiconductor

Cooley's Semiconductor group includes attorneys from all of our major practice areas, including Patent Counseling & Prosecution. Our team-oriented approach allows clients to work directly with attorneys who have the right skill set and experience to meet their needs. It also enables us to meet virtually any need of both growing and established semiconductor companies.

Our team has an in-depth understanding of the semiconductor industry. Whether it is ASICs or EDA tools, SiGe process technology, or CMP polishing pads, our attorneys have the business, legal, and technical acumen to provide the highest quality legal services to semiconductor clients. From Arrow to Avnet, Intel to IBM, Microsoft to Motorola, and TSMC to UMC, we have represented, negotiated with, or litigated against virtually every major semiconductor company.

Cooley has provided strategic patent counseling to companies such as Applied Materials, ChipX, MIPS, NVIDIA, Sequoia Communications, and Silicon Image and has prepared and prosecuted patent applications for a number of different semiconductor companies.

Representative Fields:

  • Device fabrication
  • Device packaging
  • Embedded devices
  • Epitaxy
  • Field programmable logic devices
  • Laser components
  • Manufacturing equipment
  • MEMS technology
  • Nanoscale device technology
  • Semiconductor device fabrication, design and packaging
  • Semiconductor materials, packages and devices
  • Thin-film deposition systems
Related Practices & Industries

Patent Counseling & Prosecution – Technology