Ava Billimoria

Ava H. Billimoria

abillimoria@vivacqualaw.com

3101 E Eisenhower Pkwy.

Office: 734-436-2673

Fax: 734-418-3320

Practice Areas

Patents

Patent Prosecution

IP Portfolio Management

Appeals

Technology Sectors

Automotive

Engines

Transmissions

Wireless technologies

Aerospace

LED lighting

Power Systems

Software (including extensive experience in arguing Alice rejections)

Airline Reservation Systems

Gas Turbines

Cache Memory Systems

Solar Technologies

Education

Juris Doctor, Wayne State University Law School (2008)

M.S.E. (Electrical Engineering), University of Michigan (2011)

B.S.M.E., Kettering University (GMI Engineering and Management Institute) (2002)

Admissions

Michigan

Ohio

United States Patent and Trademark Office

 Overview

Ava specializes in patent preparation and prosecution, foreign patent prosecution, the preparation of freedom to operate and patentability opinions, and patent litigation.  She has also successfully argued many cases before the Board of Patent Appeals and Interferences.  Ava has worked with large multinational corporations, midsize corporations, start-ups, and individual inventors.  She is involved in her clients’ business and regularly assists them in evaluating and addressing their intellectual property needs.  Ava enjoys visiting her clients and teaching their employees about intellectual property in the United States and worldwide.

Ava has degrees in both mechanical and electrical engineering.  Her technical expertise includes automotive and aerospace technologies, software related technologies, LED lighting systems, and power systems.  Before her legal career, Ava worked as an automotive engineer at Nissan Motor Company specializing in the areas of engine cooling and heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems.

Before joining Vivacqua Law, Ava was an attorney at a national law firm headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio.  She also worked at one of the largest patent boutiques in the United States.