Recent Work Experience


F. Chau & Associates, LLC
January 2017– Present Woodbury, NY
Patent Prosecution in semiconductor and display technologies, review and revise translations of foreign language patent applications.

Morgan & Finnegan, LLP
May 2007-December 2016 Paramus, NJ Client counseling regarding maximizing patent protection for various areas including client-server operations, asset management, electronic catalogs and rich content, portals, smartphones, medical devices, network collaboration, computer-related business methods, graphic user interfaces; Infringement and Validity analysis.Oversee prosecution of PCT applications and subsequent national phase applications in China, Canada, European Union, Japan and Taiwan for a U.S. client. Participate in Oral Proceedings at the EPO offices in Munich, Germany. Patent prosecution with an emphasis on targeting competitor’s products, patent reissues, appeals before the PTAB.

Technical Experience


IBM Corporation, Field Engineering Division
Emphasis on main–frame processors, storage devices, telecommunication equipment, and the implementation of hardware, microcode and associated software.



Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center, J.D., 1995, Law
New York Institute of Technology, B.S., Electrical Engineering, 1992
Bronx High of Science

Mr. Gigante is admitted to the Bar of the State of New York (1995), Connecticut (1995) and New Jersey (1998), and is registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.