Ararat Kapouytian

Ararat Kapouytian

Registered Patent Attorney • Attorney

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  • J.D., University of California, Los Angeles, School of Law

  • M.S., Electrical Engineering, California Institute of Technology

  • M.S., Environmental Engineering, University of Southern California, Department of Education Fellowship

  • B.S., Biomedical/Electrical Engineering, University of Southern California, summa cum laude


Patent Prosecution • Patent Reexamination and Inter-Partes Review (IPR) • Patent Due Diligence • Patent Analysis Opinions

Ararat trained as an engineer in electrical, biomedical, and environmental engineering and has more than 20 years of experience as a patent attorney.  He has prepared and prosecuted many patent applications and analyzed patents (including large patent portfolios) for infringement and validity in various contexts. Ararat has also provided patent law and technical advice to litigation counsel in complex patent litigation matters and to technology transactions and corporate attorneys in due diligence and licensing projects.

Ararat’s experience in patent law has spanned many areas of technology, including programmable logic devices, telecommunication devices, software, optical devices, semiconductor processing, test and measurement devices, encryption systems, web advertising, computer architecture, network processors, analog circuits, medical devices, and air pollution control devices.