Juan Yaquian

Associate
Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP

Houston
United States
T:+1 713 651 3638
Houston
United States
T:+1 713 651 3638
Juan Yaquian

Juan Yaquian

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Biography

Juan Yaquian's practice focuses on patent law and encompasses litigation, prosecution, and counseling. He has represented clients in the telecommunications, computer, electronics, semiconductor, energy, automotive, display, and medical devices industries. Through his work as an engineer within a prominent company in the wireless telecommunications industry, and research at UC-Berkeley and MIT, he has developed a deep technical understanding in numerous areas including integrated circuits, wireless/wired communication devices and networking, embedded systems, semiconductor devices and fabrication, signal processing, computer architecture, operating systems, data storage devices, power systems, and electro-mechanical systems. Juan also has knowledge and experience with standards-based technologies, including Bluetooth, 2G, 3G, 4G, and 5G NR.

Juan has experience handling many aspects of patent litigation, including development of strategic positions, infringement contentions, invalidity contentions, claim construction, and expert reports. He also has experience preparing petitions for Inter Partes Review (IPR), as well as defending patents in IPR proceedings.

Juan also assists clients in obtaining patents in the U.S. and around the world to obtain international patent protection. He has prepared and prosecuted patent applications around the world, including for technology directed to telecommunication standards.

In addition to litigation and prosecution, Juan also counsels clients to help guide business decisions. In particular, he has experience in evaluating intellectual property portfolios of clients and third parties, including studying potential issues raised by new product launches. He has also assisted in providing formal opinions concerning potential infringement, validity, and enforceability of client and third-party intellectual property.

Previously, Juan conducted research in wireless technology and worked for a prominent company in the wireless telecommunications industry. Juan's work and research spanned all of wireless technology, both hardware and software, from the front-end RF/analog atennas to the digital baseband, as well as the underlying software and firmware.


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JD, University of Houston Law Center, 2018
MS, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, University of California, Berkeley, 2012
BSc, Electrical & Computer Engineering, Baylor University, 2009

  • Texas State Bar
  • US Patent & Trademark Agent
  • J. Yaquian and A. Niknejad, "Analysis and Design of a High Speed Delta-Sigma Modulator for mm-Wave Imaging Applications," EECS Department, University of California, Berkeley, Tech. Rep. UCB/EECS-2012-76, May 2012
  • J. Yaquian, W. Srichavengsup, H. Wymeersch, and M. Win, "Investigation and Optimization of a Time-Based Ranging Protocol within Ultra-Wideband Radios," MSRP, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, August 2008