Triet M. Nguyen has more than 10 years of experience servicing clients, from startups to large companies, on intellectual property (IP) matters regarding US and global patent prosecution, including strategies in developing robust and monetizable IP portfolios through intelligent competitive analysis. As a former Silicon Valley software engineer, Triet applies his technical acumen on IP matters in the leading edge areas of artificial intelligence, machine learning, neural networks, blockchain technology, computer vision, and augmented reality.
Triet has experience prosecuting multiple families of patent applications in the US and foreign countries. He prepares and prosecutes patent applications in areas targeting enterprise software, computer vision & image recognition, cloud & network computing, Internet technology, social networking, semiconductors, wireless technologies, mobile devices, medical devices, among many others. Triet also advises clients with respect to filing design, trademark, and copyright applications to further protect their IP assets.
Additionally, Triet provides support for litigation cases in US federal court, including being involved with settlement and licensing negotiations for patent infringement cases.
To accommodate clients with global reach, Triet counsels Chinese and foreign manufacturers with formulating a US patent filing strategy, analyzes existing patents from US competitors, and initiates license negotiations, if needed, to mitigate infringement risks in the US.
Triet received a bachelor’s degree in computer science. Prior to becoming an attorney, he worked as a software engineer in Silicon Valley, focusing on designing and implementing enterprise level software for companies including Sun Microsystems (acquired by Oracle) and Zaplet (a Kleiner Perkins Caufield Byers funded startup).
Southwestern Law School, 2006, J.D.
University of Texas at Austin, 1999, B.S., Computer Science
US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
US District Court for the Southern District of California
US District Court for the Central District of California
US Patent and Trademark Office
Awards and Affiliations
Member, Orange County Asian American Bar Association
Member, Vietnamese American Bar Association of Southern California
Recipient, Schumacher Leadership Scholarship and Samuel P. Kraemer & Edna Kraemer Dunlap Scholarship, Southwestern Law School