Coalton S. Bennett, Ph.D.

Patent Agent

265 Franklin St.
Boston, MA 02110

Dr. Coalton Bennett is a patent agent, assisting in the preparation and prosecution of patent applications filed with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

Coalton has a significant technical background in a wide range of areas including computer networks, Internet applications and software, audio signal processing, speech processing, image processing, wireless communications standards including IEEE 802.11, IEEE 802.15.4, cellular data service (knowledge of various standards including GSM, CDMA, GPRS, 3G, UMTS, etc.), mobile advertising, software, mobile payments, mapping software, retail advertising, machine learning, genetic algorithms, artificial intelligence, optical communications, blockchain, and cryptocurrency. In addition, he has experience with data security and privacy.

Prior to becoming a patent agent Coalton was a member of the technical staff at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Lincoln Laboratory, where he developed networking protocols for wireless handsets.


  • Ph.D., Cornell University, Electrical Engineering, 2010
  • M.D., Cornell University, Electrical Engineering, 2009
  • B.S., Howard University, Electrical Engineering, magna cum laude, 2005

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