Dwight Tejano is a patent scientist with IP and consulting experience across multiple disciplines. He is dedicated to helping clients realize value from their innovations.
A trained engineer with 14 years of government patent experience, Dwight combines scientific knowledge with business development and patentability strategies in order to obtain the maximum scope of protection for clients.
Dwight is proficient in patent and intellectual property databases, including government systems, WIPO, Google Scholar, and IP.com. In addition, Dwight's people-focused approach allows him to lead interviews with inventors, scientists, and legal professionals easily. He has been rated "outstanding" for client service by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
Dwight holds a B.S. in electrical engineering and has conducted academic research. He also has industry experience in software development, startups, branding, tech and entertainment journalism, and UI/UX design.
B.S., Electrical Engineering, Columbia University, 2008
B.A., Engineering with minor in Mathematics, Fairfield University, 2007, cum laude
- Patent Examiner, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, Alexandria, Virginia, 2008-2022
- VP of Product, Rocket Start, 2020-2022
- Editor-in-Chief, Open the Fridge, 2010-2017