Jay began his career as an engineer with I.B.M. Technology Products developing Reactive Ion Etch (RIE) and laser-assisted Chemical Vapor Deposition (CVD) processes. He also worked as an engineer at AT&T Teletype Corporation where he had responsibilities in the installation and qualification of plasma CVD systems. He furthered his engineering experience at Materials Research Corporation where his responsibilities included the development of etch processes for silicon and system hardware enhancements as a Senior Engineer. Jay then switched from engineering to patent practice and has been engaged in the prosecution of U.S. and international patent applications in various technology areas including electrical, mechanical, e-commerce and software arts, and more specifically, semiconductors, control systems, Internet applications, business methods, device packaging and medical devices.
Jay also has experience in patentability and infringement analysis, patent portfolio evaluations, and due diligence. As in-house counsel for I.B.M., Jay engaged in and learned about best practices by Fortune 100 companies, which he applies to counseling clients.