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RUTH G. DAVILA

rdavila@gardellagrace.com
703-740-5611

Ruth G. Davila is a registered patent agent with over three years of experience preparing and prosecuting patent applications in a wide range of technological fields. She has assisted clients with the harvesting and development of inventions into robust and valuable patents through the entire process of application drafting and prosecution. Her technical experience spans electrical and mechanical technology areas that include wireless communications, consumer electronics, wireless power transfer technologies, Internet of Things, automotive technologies to include electric vehicle power systems, aerospace technologies, medical device technologies, computer hardware, data storage technologies, software development platforms, big data analytics and search technologies, financial management and market analysis tools, and business methods. Ms. Davila also has experience with landscape study, patentability analysis, and freedom to operate research.

Prior to being an intellectual property professional, Ms. Davila spent over six years serving as a nuclear surface warfare officer for the U.S. Navy. While in the Navy, Ms. Davila obtained extensive training and operational experience in all aspects of nuclear powered propulsion and worked as a propulsion plant watch officer in the reactor plants onboard a nuclear power aircraft carrier, which included overseeing numerous complex propulsion plant operations, testing and maintenance evolutions. She also served as the anti-submarine warfare officer and officer of the deck onboard a guided missile destroyer and was responsible for maintaining, troubleshooting, and operating various combat systems.

Prior to joining the Navy, Ms. Davila specialized as both a graduate and undergraduate student in digital signal processing, specifically pattern recognition, image processing, and biometric signal processing. While a midshipman at the U.S. Naval Academy, she was given the opportunity to become a Trident Scholar, the institution’s academic research program that allows a limited number of exceptionally capable students to engage in independent study and research during their senior year.


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