Erik A. Heter

Patent Agent

Erik Heter is a seasoned Patent Agent in the firm’s Austin office with over 25 years of experience. He excels in preparing and prosecuting patent applications across diverse technologies, specifically in electronics and computer systems. His focus within the electrical arts encompasses areas such as analog and digital circuits, VLSI design, communications systems (encompassing wired, hi-speed serial links, RF, and optical), computer systems, computer architecture, processor microarchitecture, power converters, power distribution systems, peripheral buses, and signal integrity techniques. Registered to practice before the US Patent and Trademark Office, Erik efficiently manages U.S. patent applications and provides strategic guidance to foreign associates for international prosecution

Outside of the office, Erik is a dedicated husband and father to a son. His prior service as a submariner in the US Navy underscores his commitment to discipline and excellence.



University of North Carolina at Charlotte

B.S., Electrical Engineering
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