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Recap of USPTO’s Design Day 2019

Date: 02 May 2019 /
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Recap of USPTO’s Design Day 2019 Thursday, April 25, 2019, was Design Day at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.  The event was hosted at the USPTO’s Alexandria campus, while other regional offices of the USPTO provided opportunities for local examiners and practitioners to attend the meeting remotely.  The relaxed tone and casual atmosphere of […]


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International Women’s Month (2019)

Date: 26 Mar 2019 /
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Jones Robb pays tribute to female patent pioneers during International Women’s Month.   


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Jones Robb Welcomes New Team Members

Date: 11 Mar 2019 /
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JONES ROBB, PLLC, is growing and we are pleased to welcome our new team members!  Our new team members add years of experience in the areas of client services, docketing, and marketing and contribute to the growth of our mechanical, electrical, software, and industrial design practice areas. Reflecting the firm’s commitment to top-notch quality and […]


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Jones Robb Celebrates International Women’s Day (Think Equal, Build Smart, Innovate for Change)

Date: 08 Mar 2019 /
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Women’s History Month:  Women’s Role in Patents By: Amy T. Lang Women’s History Month is celebrated in March of each year and presents a time to highlight the contributions of women in history.  In view of Women’s History Month, Jones Robb would like to discuss women’s role in patents. Click here for full article


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Helsinn v. Teva January 22, 2019, Supreme Court Decision Summary

Date: 24 Jan 2019 /
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(Synopsis By Kurt Buechle) On January 22, 2019, a unanimous U.S. Supreme Court decided that a sale of an invention more than one year prior to the filing of an application for a patent on that invention was sufficient to invalidate the resulting patent even though the details of the invention sold had not been […]


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Susanne Jones to participate in Women in Law & IP Summit

Date: 23 Jan 2019 /
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On January 31, 2019, Susanne Jones and Elizabeth Burke will be attending the Women in Law & IP Summit taking place in Seattle, Washington.  The one-day conference explores the career obstacles, risks and rewards on the path to a fulfilling and productive career for women lawyers – particularly when practicing in intellectual property and technology […]


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U.S. Patent and Trademark Office Releases Guidance on Application of 35 U.S.C. §112 to Computer-Implemented Inventions

Date: 10 Jan 2019 /
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(Synopsis By Sachin Kandhari) The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has released revised guidelines (hereafter, “guidelines”) for Examiners on applying 35 U.S.C. §112 to computer-implemented functional claim limitations during examination.  In this article, we will summarize the guidelines and present key takeaways that will be useful to patent practitioners and clients. Generally, the […]


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U.S. Patent and Trademark Office Releases Additional Guidance on Application of 35 U.S.C. §101 to Computer-Implemented Inventions

Date: 10 Jan 2019 /
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(Synopsis by Kurt T. Buechle) On January 4, 2019, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office announced new guidance for evaluating patent subject matter eligibility; this guidance published and became effective on January 7, 2019. Presently, Examiners apply the “Alice/Mayo test,” named after two Supreme Court decisions addressing subject matter eligibility, when evaluating  whether or not […]


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Jones Robb In The Holiday Spirit

Date: 31 Dec 2018 /
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As the holiday season swung into high gear, Jones Robb attorneys and staff made time to enjoy each other’s company during a holiday luncheon and Yankee Gift Swap. The Jones Robb team was unanimous in its choice of “best gift” – the cleverly packaged and well-disguised toilet brush (patented, no less) captured managing partner Susie […]


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Susie Jones Selected for WOL September 2018 Member Spotlight

Date: 06 Sep 2018 /
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Susie Jones, founding and managing member of Jones Robb, was recently selected for the WOL September 2018 Member Spotlight.  WOL spotlights members to demonstrate how they are making a difference and how they benefited from WOL membership.  Learn More About Susie    2018 WOL EVENT CALENDAR  


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