Dana Zottola is a registered patent attorney and experienced patent prosecutor focused on patent portfolio development in the electrical and computer engineering arts.
Dana has more than a decade of experience prosecuting hundreds of patents in fields as diverse as particle accelerator-based beam line designs, data science and machine learning, and semiconductor device design and manufacturing. Dana is a patent portfolio architect, with experience in all aspects of U.S. and international patent prosecution. Her experience includes patent application preparation, responses to office actions, and examiner interviews, all meticulously informed by client-specific portfolio strategies. Additionally, in the context of inter partes reviews, she has prepared petitions, preliminary patent owner responses, patent owner responses, demonstratives, and exhibits for oral hearings, and has represented parties at oral hearings. Dana’s experience and background in litigation also allows her important insight into the patent prosecution process.
Dana earned her B.S. in computer engineering and her M.S. in electrical and computer engineering from Oregon State University.