Having a background in electrical engineering and software, Heath concentrates his practice on preparing and prosecuting patent applications for clients in the scientific equipment, computer software, telecom, and artificial intelligence industries. Heath is experienced in a number of technical areas including electronic sensor systems, chromatography, machine learning and artificial intelligence, user interface design, analog and digital circuitry, data compression, signal processing, semiconductor design and fabrication, and electromagnetics. In addition to patent prosecution, Heath also has experience reviewing product designs and preparing invalidity and non-infringement opinions.
Heath also has experience developing patent litigation strategies, including working with litigation teams and technical experts to prepare reports and arguments in federal district court cases related to semiconductor chip designs.
In addition to intellectual property law, Heath has also argued pro bono before the United States Immigration Court and Massachusetts Probate Courts. His pro bono cases include successfully obtaining child custody orders, domestic restraining orders, and special immigration status for a minor refugee from Central America.
Honors and Awards
Recognized in Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America (BL Rankings) in the fields of Intellectual Property Law and Technology Law, 2021 - Present
Presentations and Publications
- Pro Bono and DEI Webinar, National Business Institute, January 7, 2021
- Co-Author, “Change Anticipated in Uncertain Requirements for Motions to Amend Claims in Inter Partes Review,” Intellectual Property and Technology Law Journal, Volume 28, Number 12, December 2016