Nicholas Bielat

University of Arizona Office of Technology Transfer

About Nicholas Bielat

I'm a Tucson native who enjoys helping local clients build and expand their business through intellectual property protection. I serve clients from all backgrounds - especially independent inventors, startups, and small businesses - and I work hard to develop IP strategies that provide value where it is needed most.Areas of Practice:• US and foreign patent prosecution, including patent searching, patentability opinions, and patent drafting• Design patents• Inter Partes Review• US trademark prosecution, including clearance searching and preparing trademark applicationsTechnology Experience Overview• Optical systems and devices• Telescopes and astronomy• Robotics• Medical devices• Healthcare management software


Work experience

University of Arizona Office of Technology Transfer
Student Research Fellow | 2013 - 2014
Researched on behalf of University of Arizona invention disclosures. Performed prior patent art and academic literature researches, assessed commercial markets, and investigated potential partners and licensees.
Hayes Soloway PC
Patent Attorney | 2016 - Present
University of Arizona Mortgage & Consumer Finance Group
Fellow | 2015 - 2016
One-year post-graduate fellowship. Advised clients concerning mortgage, bankruptcy, and foreclosure issues. Reviewed and negotiated settlement contracts.


University of Arizona
J.D. (2014)
University of Arizona
B.S. (2010), Optical Engineering
University of Arizona
B.S. (2010), Engineering Management


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