Jaye Heybl’s experience focuses on patent and trademark matters and litigation, both in federal and state courts and in the Patent and Trademark Office. He has prosecuted patents in a variety of electronics and computer related matters, as well as mechanical matters.
Prior to joining FCOP, Jaye was managing partner at Koppel Patrick Heybl and Philpott in Westlake Village, where he worked in intellectual property law for more than 20 years. Jaye earned his bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from the University of California at Santa Barbara and his juris doctorate from California Western School of Law, San Diego.
Following his undergraduate studies, Jaye worked as a project engineer with General Motors Corporation, where he was involved in both the hardware and software aspects of system design in avionics and automotive computer systems. While in law school, Jaye worked with the San Diego office of the intellectual property law firm Spensley, Horn, Jubas and Lubitz. Jaye is a member of the California Bar Association, the Intellectual Property Section of the California Bar Association, the Technology and Business section of the Santa Barbara Bar Association and the Science and Engineering Council of Santa Barbara.