Patrick C. Cesarano

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  • M.S. with highest honors in Electrical Engineering, California Institute of Technology, 2004
  • B.S., Electrical Engineering, University of Virginia, 2001
  • B.S. with distinction in Physics, University of Virginia, 2001
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (Reg. No. 70,613)



Mr. Cesarano is a patent agent with expertise in patent prosecution specializing in highly technical applications focused on electrical engineering, wireless technology, and computer hardware and software. Mr. Cesarano has more than 15 years of industrial experience in electrical engineering designing technological applications for such clients as Lockheed Martin, NASA, and Oleson Microwave.


Mr. Cesarano has extensive experience advising tech companies and government entities across several different technology areas, including electrical engineering and device physics fields, computer and information systems architecture and integration, cellular and wireless technology, RF engineering, and security systems architecture. His technical expertise primarily focuses on computer hardware-, software-, and electrical engineering-related technologies.

  • Kenealy Vaidya, LLP
    Patent Agent and Electrical Engineer | 2015 – 2017
    Drafted eletrical, mechanical, and electromechanically-founded technological applications. Performed application prior art clearances andĀ achieved successes in patent prosecution resulting in allowances.
  • Oliff, PLC
    Patent Agent and Electrical Engineer | 2012 – 2014
    Prosecuted patents specializing in highly technical applications focused on electrical engineering, solid state devices, algorithms, and legacy applications (i.e., 2006 or earlier). Other responsibilities included patent drafting and litigation support.
  • Cesarano Technologies, Inc.
    Electrical Engineer Contractor and Consultant | 2008 – 2012
    Consulted NASA and a variety of different tech companies in hardware and software design; systems architecture and integration; software modeling of systems, circuits, and components; and AutoCAD and inventor system idealization and specification.
  • L-3 Communications
    Senior Engineer | 2004 – 2008
    Co-architect and senior engineer of the Warner Robins Air Force Base JSTARS security system; designed sensor interface server (FPGA-SIS), a universal sensor monitor and XML translator; supervised subcontractors, coordinated labor, and acted as liaison to government customers and air force base personnel.
  • California Institute of Technology
    Electrical Engineer and Research Assistant | 2002 – 2004
    Designed numerous MMICs, including amplifiers, frequency multipliers, mixers, broadband filters, attenuators, and cryogenically cooled MMIC control modules; designed a broadband Q-Band amplifier and broadband dual polarization Ka-band (26-40 GHz) down converter; and designed and fabricated a unique “three-fingered” hybrid Schottky diode.
  • Virginia Diodes, Inc. (VDI)
    Technical Assistant | 2001 – 2002
    Developed and tested microwave technologies spanning frequencies from 18 GHz to 3 THz for Lockheed Martin, NASA, Oleson Microwave, and others. Designed passive waveguide components and module chassis using HFSS.
  • Former Member, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
  • “A Millimeter-Wave Diode-MMIC Chipset for Local Oscillator Generation in the ALMA Telescope,” Microwave Symposium Digest, 2005 IEEE MTT-S International (2005)
  • “An Introduction to Modern Semiconductor Lasers,” University of Virginia Press (2002)