Jianning Mai specializes in drafting and prosecuting patent applications on complex computer and electronics technologies with a focus on networking and software. His previous experience and technical training from both academia and industry as a researcher and software developer enable him to assist clients in effectively protecting their intellectual property rights.
Prior to joining Fenwick & West, Jianning was a patent agent at Park, Vaughan, Fleming & Dowler LLP, in Davis, CA.
While completing his Ph.D. studies, Jianning conducted advanced research focusing on Internet security and network data mining. From 1998 to 2008, he worked for start-ups and established companies, for which he designed and developed networking protocol software for routers.
Jianning is co-inventor on U.S. patent application 12/269,586. He has authored or co-authored more than a dozen articles published in IEEE and ACM journals, as well as papers presented at IEEE and ACM conferences.