Jury Board

International Jury Board

Silicon Valley International Invention Festival (SVIIF) has a unique and professional board of juries comprised of the experts from well-known institutions in the USA including United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), United Inventors Association of America (UIA), and Santa Clara University. The following judges are appointed to evaluate the showcased inventions and select the most promising ones.

Stephen Key

Leading Expert in Licensing Consumer Product Ideas

John Calvert

United Inventors Association of America, President

John Cabeca

Silicon Valley United States Patent and Trademark Office Director, West Coast Region

Amin Ghafooripour

Santa Clara University Professor

Patricia Nolan-Brown

Nolan Brown LLC, President

Erik R. Puknys

Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP Patent litigator

Stephen Koziol

Silicon Valley United States Patent and Trademark Office, Assistant Regional Director

Adrian Pelkus

A Squared Technologies, Inc. CEO

Reynaud Serrette

Santa Clara University Professor and Chair, Department of Civil, Environmental, and Sustainable Engineering

Darren Donnelly

Fenwick & West LLP, Partner

Edward J. Thometz

SEI San Francisco Chapter, Chair

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