Jeff Tsai

Senior Patent Agent vCard


  • Pitzer College (BA, Management Engineering)
  • Columbia University (BS, Computer Engineering)

Bar Admissions

  • United States Patent and Trademark Office


  • Mandarin

Jeff specializes in the fields of computer software and hardware, electronics, aerospace, and mechanical devices, and has prepared and prosecuted patent applications in the US and internationally. On the computer software and hardware side, he has prepared and prosecuted patent applications related to computer networks, data management systems, financial data modeling, DNA sequence analysis and data processing. 

His professional experience includes working as a patent agent for an international intellectual property law firm in New York City. There, he worked closely with inventors to identify, evaluate, and develop patent applications, advised clients on patent process, and drafted freedom to operate and infringement opinions. Jeff also managed international patent portfolios for major corporate clients.

In addition to his work as patent agent, Jeff worked as a paralegal at a New York intellectual property boutique, where he assisted attorneys with patent work and research, reprogrammed the firm's software for improved efficiency, and coordinated international patent filings.

Jeff speaks Mandarin Chinese. He is also a licensed pilot.