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Tucker Ellis Welcomes Tanya Gaylord as IP Counsel in Cleveland

November 29, 2021

Firm News

Tucker Ellis Welcomes Tanya Gaylord as IP Counsel in Cleveland

November 29, 2021

Tucker Ellis LLP is pleased to announce that Tanya Gaylord has joined the firm’s Intellectual Property Department as Counsel in its Cleveland office.

As a registered U.S. patent attorney with nearly a decade of experience and a Master of Science degree in electronic engineering, Ms. Gaylord focuses on patent preparation and prosecution and patent opinions in the electronic, electrical, software, electromechanical, and computer software fields. She has drafted and prosecuted more than 1,000 patent applications related to wireless communication modules, automotive and aircraft electronics and control systems, autonomous driving, Internet of Vehicles (IoV), artificial intelligence, machine learning, welding systems, battery technology, semiconductor modules and fabrication, medical devices, medical diagnostics and imaging, electrical motors and control circuits, image processing, payment processing, optical sensors, optical filters, lenses, and imaging systems, household appliances, refrigeration and cooling control systems, printers, testing equipment, digital interfaces, antennas, portable electronic devices, and Internet of Things (IoT).

“Tanya brings a unique litigation and multicultural perspective that will greatly benefit both our domestic and international clients,” said Carlos Garritano, Tucker Ellis Intellectual Property Department Chair. “We’re thrilled to welcome her to our growing IP practice.”

Ms. Gaylord is fluent in English, Bulgarian, and Russian, and she is proficient in German. Prior to her legal career, she was an electronics and automation engineer at the Research Institute for Magnetic and Optical Systems in Sofia, Bulgaria, where she was involved in developing an automated system for the design of electronic components.

Ms. Gaylord received her M.S. from Technical University of Sofia, Bulgaria, majoring in Electronic Engineering and Microelectronics with a minor in Electronics and Automation Engineering. She received her law degree from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, William S. Boyd School of Law.