Brian J. Daiuto

Attorney At Law 
Registered Patent Attorney
Silicon Valley, California


2014 –             Google LLC

Patent Counsel. 

Managing patent prosecution, licensing, acquisition, and other development activities for Google IoT (Internet of Things) and ATAP (Advanced Technology and Projects) patent portfolios.


2011 – 2014    Nest Labs, Inc.

Director of Intellectual Property. 

Managed all aspects of Nest intellectual property throughout startup phase including patent prosecution, patent litigation, and trademark prosecution, through landmark $3.2B all-cash acquisition by Google in 2014.


2000 – 2011    Law Office of Brian J. Daiuto


Solo law practice specializing in intellectual property consulting, invention evaluation, patent preparation, and patent prosecution.  Industry clients were engaged in a diverse array of technological endeavors including medical ultrasound, medical computer-aided detection, radiotherapy and radiosurgery, non-invasive infrared medical imaging, photonics, optical communications, applied quantum sciences and nanotechnology, solar electric power conversion, network security, Internet software and business methods, semiconductor fabrication, and environmental control systems.  Clients served in the course of more than a decade of solo practice in Silicon Valley include:

  • Accuray
  • Endosee (now part of CooperSurgical)
  • Hewlett-Packard
  • International Solartech
  • Intertrust
  • NetSuite (now part of Oracle)
  • O2 MedTech
  • R2 Technology (now part of Hologic)
  • Solar Infra, Inc.
  • U-Systems (now part of GE Healthcare)

1999 – 2000    Network Associates, Inc.

Manager of Intellectual Property.

Patent prosecution & litigation management relating to antivirus, network monitoring, and network security technologies.

1995 – 1999    Pennie & Edmonds LLP


Patent prosecution and litigation associate at leading national patent law firm.


Education:        UC Berkeley (Boalt Hall)
                            Doctor of Law (JD)

                            Stanford University
                            Master of Science (MS), Electrical Engineering

                            The University of Akron
                            Bachelor of Science (BS), Electrical Engineering