Of Counsel Patent Attorney and Patent Intake Specialist
Office: (619) 309-1558
Direct: (619) 985-4111
Enrique Monteagudo, Esq., brings extensive, specialized knowledge to his clients at AH General Counsel Services. A registered patent attorney, Enrique has 15+ years of legal experience with patent issues, including patent preparation, patent prosecution, and the management and development of patent portfolios. He has worked in corporate, start-up, law firm, and private practice settings, and he utilizes his exceptional background in developing and protecting his clients' intellectual property strategies. Enrique's lived experience informs his approach to helping business owners and entrepreneurs through sophisticated legal solutions that promote growth, protection, and longevity.
A former engineer and US Air Force veteran, Enrique's technical aptitude complements his legal expertise. On the technical side, he focuses on the physical, electrical, and mechanical arts (including wireless devices, electric vehicles, quantum sensors, medical systems and devices, and mechatronics). With a J.D. from the University of San Diego School of Law and a B.S. from the University of California, San Diego, his expansive know-how ranges from law to engineering to entrepreneurship. This broad knowledge base, engineering excellence, and wide-ranging curiosity drive Enrique's approach to find quality and sustainable solutions for his clients.
In addition to Enrique's professional accomplishments—including his registration to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office and admittance to the Arizona State Bar—he's also a dedicated member of the community, chairing the San Diego chapter of the IEEE Robotics and Automation Society. He's also mentored various start-ups and founded his own “hardware friendly” co-working space in Chula Vista.
Enrique's motivated and inquisitive spirit touches every aspect of his life. Outside of the office, he's involved with projects relating to artisanal leather, international foods, and craft beer. He's fluent in Spanish, attributable to his own Cuban ancestry, and travels extensively in Mexico.