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Sunil Chacko is an intellectual property attorney at the Washington, D.C. law firm of Staas & Halsey LLP. Sunil focuses his practice on patent prosecution, working with clients on a broad range of technology areas in electrical and computer engineering including computer software-related inventions and consumer electronics.
Prior to joining Staas & Halsey LLP, Sunil worked at a boutique patent law firm where he prosecuted patent applications on artificial intelligence (AI) software, medical devices, semiconductors, and video games. Sunil also worked as a patent examiner at the United States Patent and Trademark Office examining patent applications related to data processing, speech signal processing, linguistics, language translation, audio compression/decompression, image processing, and printing technologies. Sunil has also worked as a wireline field engineer for Schlumberger and as an electronics engineer for an FAA contractor.
Sunil has an Electrical Engineering degree (B.S.EE) from the University of Oklahoma and a law degree (J.D.) from George Washington University Law School. He is a member of the Virginia State Bar and the American Intellectual Property Law Association.
Sunil's hobbies include traveling, golf, and following his hometown OKC Thunder and Sooners.