Anthony P. Onello, Jr.

Anthony P. Onello. Jr.
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Anthony P. Onello, Jr.


• Intellectual Property Law
• Patents
• Trademarks


• Massachusetts, 1994
• U.S. Court of Appeals Federal Circuit, 1997
• U.S. District Court District of Massachusetts, 1997
• U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, 1994


• Suffolk University Law School, Boston, Massachusetts, 1994, J.D.
• Rochester Institute of Technology, 1990, B.S.
Major: Electrical Engineering


Mr. Onello earned a B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering from Rochester Institute of Technology and a J.D. degree from Suffolk University Law School. He is a member of the Massachusetts Bar Association, the Boston Patent Law Association, the American Intellectual Property Law Association, Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE), and Eta Kappa Nu.

Mr. Onello worked as an engineer for several years in industry, participating in the development of digital signal processing systems, including hardware design, software design, and hardware/software integration. As a design engineer at Textron Defense Systems, he designed, built, and tested a data collection circuit implemented on field programmable gate arrays, and integrated and tested various software algorithms on a prototype parallel processing system. Prior to that, as a design engineer at Raytheon Corporation, he integrated and tested software algorithms on a proof-of-principle processor system, and was involved in various ASIC and discrete-level hardware designs. Before that, he was an ASIC Applications Engineer with Digital Equipment Corporation, where he simulated digital ASIC designs and validated their operation on vendor hardware.

Since entering the intellectual property law field in 1993, Mr. Onello has been involved in a range of patent and trademark matters, including prosecuting U.S. and foreign patent applications, conducting patentability studies, and drafting validity opinions and infringement opinions. In particular, he has prepared and prosecuted patent applications in the fields of semiconductor devices, semiconductor fabrication processes, computer hardware and software, microprocessor architectures, communication systems, optics, solid state lasers, semiconductor lasers, microwave devices, superconductors, medical systems including computed tomography imaging systems, medical devices, surgical instruments, and mechanical systems.