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Rebecca A. Nickell


San Jose, CA


With almost a decade of engineering experience in semiconductor manufacturing, Rebecca has an innate understanding of technology and the complexity of international and intercompany device manufacturing logistics in a rapid-paced global industry.

Rebecca Nickell’s practice is focused on preparing patent applications and overseeing patent prosecution, where she leverages her technical and legal expertise to secure commercially valuable intellectual property rights both domestically and abroad. Rebecca’s patent experience extends across a broad range of technologies, including display devices, medical devices, semiconductor devices, all aspects of device manufacturing, industrial control systems, and consumer-facing software applications. Rebecca also provides IP portfolio development and management services, such as competitive landscape analysis, freedom to operate / third party risk assessments, patent infringement, validity, and enforceability opinions.

Before joining Haley Guiliano, Rebecca worked as an associate in a mid-size intellectual property law firm. When she is not working, Rebecca can be found exploring the outdoors or climbing into the ring for a sparring session at her local boxing gym.