Walter Beller-Morales

Law Student · Engineer · Developer
Education

Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, New York, NY

J.D. Candidate

Honors: E. Nathaniel Gates Scholarship, Staffer on the Cardozo Public Law, Policy, & Ethics Journal, selected for Cardozo’s Tech Startup Clinic inaugural class

Activities: President of Cardozo Startup Society, Patent Chair for Intellectual Property Law Society.

Expected
May 2016

University of Maryland, College Park, MD

B.S in Biological Engineering

Honors: First place in the Department of Bioengineering 2012 Capstone Design Competition.

Activities: Teaching Assistant, Resident Assistant, and Alternative Spring Break Trip Leader.

Class of 2012

Flatiron School, New York, NY

Full-Stack Web Development Immersive

Technology: Ruby on Rails, JavaScript, SQL.

Projects: PAC Attack, decibel NYC, AYER

Summer 2016
Tech Experience

Wesk Medical, LLC. College Park, MD

Co-founder

Completed a provisional U.S. Patent application and applied for a non-provisional Patent for a tracheal tube catheter designed for controlled drug delivery using surface acoustic waves technology. Specialized in circuit board engineering and embedded systems programing.

2011 - present

University of Maryland Neuromuscular Bioengineering Laboratory. College Park, MD

Undergraduate Research Assistant

Processed images of rat femoral nerve cross sections using MATLAB. Formulated relationships between nerve stress and neural communication ability based on experimental data.

Summer 2010 - Fall 2011
Legal Experience

Cardozo Tech Startup Clinic. New York, NY

Legal Intern

Counseled multiple startup technology companies (such as Betterment, Solidoodle, and Floored) on a variety of legal issues including: Delaware incorporation, privacy policies, terms of service, partnership agreements, separation contracts, trademarks, copyrights, comprehensive intellectual property protections, and much more.

Fall 2014 - Winter 2014

Unemployment Action Center. New York, NY

Senior Advocate

Advocated for claimants who had been denied unemployment benefits before an Administrative Law Judge at the N.Y. Department of Labor. Interviewed claimants to gain an understanding of their case and collaborated with each claimant to develop a strategy for the hearings.

Fall 2013 - Summer 2014

MPEG L.A., Librassay Division. Washington, D.C.

Biotechnology Patents Intern

Researched emerging biotechnology companies in the field of diagnostic assays and evaluated their intellectual property needs. Analyzed and briefed a database of over 40 U.S. and foreign patents. Designed strategic patent packages for biotech companies based on current and future product lines.

Spring 2013 - Fall 2013