Robert Hayden

Silicon Valley Patent Attorney
Robert Hayden
Silicon Valley

Robert Hayden is a patent attorney specializing in medical devices, materials and processes, particularly as they relate to semiconductors, LEDs, and disk drives, as well as clean tech, robotics, agtech, and consumer devices. Robert regularly prepares and prosecutes patent applications for established corporations and start-ups, advises on portfolio development, and prepares opinion letters.  Robert holds a B.S. and an M.S., both in Materials Science and Engineering, and worked in start-ups in biomaterials and disk drives before earning a law degree from Santa Clara University.  Robert has been a practicing patent attorney since 2000.


Selected Publications and Speaking Engagements:

Effects of surface treatment on the surface chemistry of NiTi alloy for biomedical applications


• J.D., Santa Clara University
• M.A.., University of Washington, Materials Science and Engineering
• B.S., University of California, Berkeley, Materials Science and Engineering

Admitted to Practice

• California
• U.S. District Court (N.D., Cal.), U.S. Court of Appeals (9th Cir.), U.S. Supreme Court