Recent Work Experience


F. Chau & Associates, LLC
Founder & Managing Partner
Aug 1998 – Present Woodbury, NY
Client counseling in litigation strategy, post grant proceedings including IPRs, licenses, opinions, product clearances. Extensive patent prosecution in fields of Software-based technologies including AI, IoT, Data Analytics, Semiconductor Memory devices, LCD and OLED Displays, Data compression, Speech Recognition, and Image Sensing devices and processing technologies.


Dilworth & Barrese
Jan 1998 – Aug 1998 (Partner); Dec 1992 – Dec 1997 (Associate); Uniondale, NY
Patent prosecution. Client counseling in licenses, opinions, and pre-litigation strategies.


Morgan & Finnegan
Associate Attorney
February 1988 – November 1992 , New York, NY
Litigation support. All aspects of patent prosecution.

Technical Experience


Exxon Enterprises – Design Engineer, 1979-1981
Designed optical data communication links

ITT Avionics Design Engineer, 1983-1988
Designed circuits for avionics communication.



Seton Hall University, J.D., 1988
NYU Tandon School of Engineering, M.S., Electrical Engineering, 1983
City College of New York B.E., Electrical Engineering, magna cum laude, 1979

Mr. Chau is admitted to the Bar, New Jersey 1988; New York, 1989; U.S. District Court for the Southern and Eastern districts of New York, and registered to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office.