Heath M. Sargeant

Heath M. Sargeant


Heath Sargeant is a Boston intellectual property attorney who focuses on patent preparation, prosecution and litigation. Mr. Sargeant is a registered patent attorney. His practice includes:

  • patent application drafting
  • domestic patent prosecution
  • foreign/international patent prosecution
  • due diligence
  • patent portfolio management
  • inter partes review (IPR) support
  • infringement analysis

He frequently advises clients regarding patentable subject matter eligibility under 35 U.S.C. § 101/Alice for software-related concepts. Mr. Sargeant has participated in several successful appeals to the Patent Trial and Appeal Board regarding patentable subject matter issues.

Mr. Sargeant works with clients ranging from individuals and startups to publicly-traded companies. He counsels with clients to understand their objectives and needs for patent protection. He helps clients navigate patent applications through the process of examination at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

Mr. Sargeant has experience working with clients to protect intellectual property from various technologies, including:

  • artificial intelligence / machine learning
  • speech processing systems
  • circuit design software
  • wireless communication hardware
  • data compression technology
  • cellular signal amplification technology
  • information technology (IT) security systems
  • computer network systems
  • computer hardware and software
  • cloud computing technologies
  • storage technologies
  • electromechanical devices
  • semiconductor devices
  • medical devices
  • nerve-regeneration technologies
  • power supplies
  • seismic survey technologies
  • consumer products.

He also has pro bono experience working with clients to protect adaptive technologies for individuals with physical disabilities.

Prior to law school, Mr. Sargeant worked as a solar photovoltaic (PV) system design engineer in the renewable energy industry. During his undergraduate studies, he focused on circuit design (via VHDL and Verilog) and electromagnetic wave theory.


  • University of New Hampshire Franklin Pierce School of Law, J.D.
  • Brigham Young University, BSEE, Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Bar Admissions/Licenses
  • Massachusetts
Court Admissions
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
Honors & Awards
  • Holland & Knight Pro Bono All-Star, 2020

Speaking Engagements