Jay Beale has extensive formal education in physics and chemistry. He worked as a research scientist in the field of organic chemistry for ten years before deciding to become a patent attorney. With this background, he joined Intel Corporation as in-house patent counsel, where his work was focused on patent prosecution and licensing relating to semiconductor fabrication processes and devices. Jay Beale joined the firm from Intel Corporation. Jay’s areas of expertise include inorganic and organic chemistry, material science, as well as all aspects of the fabrication of semiconductor devices.