Sal Bezos is a patent attorney and director at Sterne Kessler. Sal provides services in the preparation and prosecution of patent applications before the United States Patent & Trademark Office, developing enforceable patent portfolios capable of withstanding legal scrutiny. Sal is also part of the firm’s Patent Office Litigation Practice, having represented patent owners and petitioners in numerous post-grant proceedings before the PTAB. Through Sal’s collaboration with Washington, D.C.-area legal aid services, the firm’s pro bono practice has expanded to include an immigration law practice. Through this program, Sal and the firm have filed a habeas petition to reunite an immigrant child with his family, helped victims of violence and abuse apply for U Nonimmigrant Status, and helped DACA recipients apply for status renewal, among other efforts. Sal is passionate about education. He is an adjunct professor at George Mason University’s Antonin Scalia Law School, where he has taught a course on patent writing since 2012. In addition, Sal served as the chair of the Technology and Engineering Education Advisory Board for Fairfax County Public Schools and as a general board member for ten years, where he provided industry perspectives and review of Fairfax County’s middle and high school engineering curriculum. Sal holds a J.D. from George Mason, an M.S. in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Georgia Tech, and a B.S. in Computer Engineering from Virginia Tech.