Nicholas M. Gerovac 2017-07-14T15:03:20+00:00


Nicholas M. Gerovac

Tempe, Arizona
Phone:  (480) 830-2700
Fax:  (480) 830-2717

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Areas of Practice:

Nick Gerovac has years of experience in every stage of the patent process, including the drafting and prosecution of utility and design patent applications, developing portfolio strategies, guiding international prosecution, licensing, strategic prosecution, and due diligence.  Dr. Gerovac has also provided support in numerous patent litigation actions. In addition to his chemistry background, Dr. Gerovac has drafted and prosecuted patent applications for a broad range of technologies, including computer software and hardware, materials, mechanical devices, textiles, and networking.

Bar Admissions:

  • Nick is admitted to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office, as well as the State and Federal Courts of California.


  • J.D., Santa Clara University School of Law
  • Ph.D., M.S., Chemistry, Cornell University
  • B.S., Applied Physics, California Institute of Technology

Past Professional Experience:

  • LegalForce RAPC, Mountain View, California
    • Associate
  • Zilka-Kotab, PC, San Jose, California
    • Associate and Patent Agent
  • Theoretical Chemistry Group of Professor Roald Hoffmann, Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology, Cornell University
    • Researcher and System Administrator
  • NASA/Caltech Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, California
    • Summer Researcher