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The Patent Holder

The Technology Patent Holder and Inventor is Mr. Anthony Orler, who is based out of Los Angeles, CA.  Mr. Orler is a Patent Attorney with Arent Fox who focuses his practice on emerging technologies in the electrical, electro-mechanical, and semiconductor fields.  His clients include Fortune 500 companies, small businesses, universities, individual inventors and has had the honor of drafting applications for Nobel Laureates.

Proven Technology

Prior to joining Arent Fox, Mr. Orler spent fourteen years as a design engineer and senior technical staff member working for well-known organizations such as the Santa Barbara Research Center, Hughes Aircraft Company, General Electric Astro-Space Division, and the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL).


During that period, Mr. Orler:

  • helped design and build several spin-stabilized and three-axis stabilized satellites for government, telecommunications and military use.  

  • was the lead engineer on the Telemetry Control Unit of the Cassini spacecraft mission to Saturn.

  • was the lead inventor on U.S. Patent No. 5,020,887, entitled “Conformally Doped Optical Elements,” which describes technology directed to infrared optical windows used on low radar-signature (stealth) aircraft. 

  • was a principle inventor on several issued United States and foreign patents for telecommunications systems and Global Positioning System (GPS) location-based systems.

 Mr. Orler has technical expertise dealing with semiconductor devices and materials, and electrical/electro-mechanical hardware design and integration, specializes his legal practice in United States and foreign patent prosecution and has drafted and prosecuted over 2500 patent applications pertaining to electronics, materials, business models, e-commerce, computer hardware/software engineering, and cellular/telecommunications systems design.

Mr. Orler brings a wide range of technical and legal expertise to this field, as he has worked on litigation in areas outside of the intellectual property realm.  For example, Mr. Orler:

  • was named counsel on an amicus curiae brief in Demore v. Kim, 538 U.S. 510 (2003) 

  • was cited in an opinion issued by Supreme Court Justice Souter on an immigration law matter

  • has obtained summary judgment in a water rights lawsuit involving federal lands

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