has extensive experience in patent preparation and prosecution, both domestic and international, and strategic patent counseling. Ms. Cook also performs patent invalidity and infringement analysis and provides patent opinions. Ms. Cook’s technical expertise includes analog and digital circuit design, semiconductor devices and fabrication processes, digital imaging devices and image processing, wireless communication systems, and networking devices.
Prior to joining Van Pelt, Yi & James, Ms. Cook was a partner with Patent Law Group LLP of San Jose, CA. Before becoming an attorney, Ms. Cook held various engineering and management positions in the semiconductor industry and had substantial experience in circuit analysis, semiconductor devices, and fabrication.
Ms. Cook received a B.S. in Electrical Engineering with distinction from the University of Rochester, and a M.S. in Electrical Engineering from Santa Clara University. She received her J.D. from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law.