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William J. Hoofe IV

holds a B.S. in Information & Computer Science from the University of California, Irvine, 1989, a J.D. from Western State University College of Law, 1998, a Certificate in Fundamentals of Electrical Engineering from Santa Clara University, 2004, and a Master of Science in Electrical and Computer Engineering with a Concentration in Electrical Engineering from the University of California, Irvine, 2020. His professional work history includes 9½ years in the aerospace and defense industry at Northrop Grumman Military Aircraft Systems Division, followed by 20+ years’ experience as a patent practitioner. William is a registered patent attorney at Hoofe IP Law PC.

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Recent Articles by William J. Hoofe IV

Cybergenetics Appeals Ohio Federal Judge Ruling that Alice Kills DNA Analysis Patents

On October 13, 2020, Cybergenetics filed a notice of appeal to the Federal Circuit from a decision of the Northern District of Ohio, Eastern Division, that held the patent claims asserted by Cybergenetics invalid under 35 U.S.C. 101, and granting the defendant’s Rule 12(b)(6) motion to dismiss.  Cybergenetics’ brief on appeal is due December 28, 2020.