Ms. Heilbrunn has many years of experience preparing and prosecuting patent applications with an emphasis on computer software, computer hardware, and networking technologies. She has helped clients develop patent portfolios in a wide variety of computer and electronics-related fields including video coding, video streaming technologies, computer architecture, cloud-based systems, distributed computing, database systems and object-oriented design, data processing and analytics, machine learning, mobile device technologies, and computer-implemented business processes.

Prior to joining Kwan & Olynick, Ms. Heilbrunn worked at one of the largest patent prosecution firms in the SF Bay Area/Silicon Valley. Ms. Heilbrunn has prepared and prosecuted hundreds of patent applications to fruition for entities such as Cisco Systems, Yahoo, Amazon, and Salesforce.

Elise Heilbrunn


  • B.S. in Computer Science and Engineering, University of California, Los Angeles

  • J.D., Loyola University

Bar Admissions:

  • State Bar of California

  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office