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Peter Gallagher

Of Counsel


Academic Background

B.S. Physics, National University of Ireland (1990)

M.E. (Electrical), National University of Ireland (1993)

J.D. Santa Clara University (2002)

Areas of Technology


  • System and device level integrated circuits

  • Semiconductor devices and packaging

  • Semiconductor materials and fabrication processes

  • Data storage systems and devices

  • Microcontrollers

  • Networking technology

  • Wearable technology

  • Programmable Logic Devices

  • Communication systems

  • Electro-mechanical and mechanical devices




Before attending law school, Mr. Gallagher worked for five years as a process engineer in the semiconductor equipment industry, including at Applied Materials, where he was the inventor of a patented technology.



Supreme Court of California (2003)

United States District Court for the Northern District of California
United States Patent & Trademark Office


Fluent in French; working knowledge of Spanish and German.

Inventor U.S. Patent No. 6,071,353.

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