Mr. Chau is the founder of F. Chau & Associates.  The firm was established in 1998 and recognized by Intellectual Asset Management and Ocean Tomo as the No. 1 New York law firm in securing for its clients the highest quality patents in consumer electronics and components. Mr. Chau regularly advises Fortune Global 100 companies in complex patent litigations, licenses, opinions, product clearances, and patent and trademark prosecution matters. His practice concentrates in software-based technologies, electronics, semiconductors, and telecommunications.


Seton Hall University, J.D., 1988; NYU Tandon School of Engineering, M.S., Electrical Engineering, 1983; City College of New York B.E., Electrical Engineering, magna cum laude, 1979

1988, New Jersey and U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey; 1989, New York, U.S. District Court, Southern and Eastern Districts of New York and U.S. Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit; registered to practice before U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
American Intellectual Property Law Association; Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.
Eta Kappa Nu

Frank Chau



Chinese (Cantonese)

Practice area

  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Compression & Encryption Technology
  • Licensing Strategist
  • Litigation Strategist
  • Semiconductor Technology
  • Software based Inventions
  • Wired & Wireless Communications