Luke utilizes his wide-ranging technical background in the preparation and prosecution of patent applications. His practice spans software, computing, electronics, telecommunications, electric vehicles, and textiles. Luke also has extensive experience managing application filing and prosecution in non-U.S. jurisdictions such as Europe, China, Canada, Taiwan, Vietnam and Israel.
In addition to drafting and prosecuting patent applications, Luke has conducted patent portfolio assessments, prepared patentability opinions, and handled appeals before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB).
Luke actively seeks out pro bono opportunities as well. He has recently been involved in challenging criminal defendants’ convictions in federal appellate courts. During law school, he advised clients on intellectual property issues through the University of California, Irvine’s Intellectual Property, Arts, and Technology Clinic, worked with the Civil Rights Litigation Clinic to prepare a brief in opposition to certiorari concerning qualified immunity, and received the Pro Bono Achievement Award.
Before law school, Luke studied mathematics at Kansas State University, interned at Dell EMC as a software engineer, and worked at DIT-MCO International, where he built aircraft-testing equipment.
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