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23 01, 2019

Susanne Jones to participate in Women in Law & IP Summit

2020-02-24T14:19:14-05:00January 23rd, 2019|

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 [...]

10 01, 2019

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

2020-03-16T19:34:10-04:00January 10th, 2019|

(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 [...]

10 01, 2019

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

2020-03-16T19:54:03-04:00January 10th, 2019|

(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 [...]

31 12, 2018

Jones Robb In The Holiday Spirit

2020-02-24T14:19:33-05:00December 31st, 2018|

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 [...]

6 09, 2018

2018 Summer Interns Take Center Stage

2020-02-24T14:29:22-05:00September 6th, 2018|

JR was host to a group of talented, bright and engaging high school and college students for our Summer Intern Program this year. Here is a just taste of our interns “Keeping it 100”; as they put it. We wish them the best of luck with their studies in the coming year.

31 07, 2018

JR Team Members and Interns Visit The USPTO

2020-02-24T14:30:29-05:00July 31st, 2018|

On Wednesday, July 18, 2018, Jones Robb team members and our summer interns enjoyed a tour of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (PTO). The tour was coordinated by the PTO's Office of Education and Outreach and offered a variety of learning experiences for both seasoned professionals and interns alike. A visit to the Inventors [...]

29 06, 2018

Meet Attorney Kurt T. Buechle

2020-02-24T15:12:00-05:00June 29th, 2018|

Kurt Buechle has over fifteen years of patent law experience in the life sciences, chemistry, and electromechanical devices.  This broad experience includes patent preparation, prosecution, global portfolio management, due diligence, contracts, negotiations, technology transfer, litigation, and opinions.  His intellectual property practice has also included trademark, trade secret, and copyright law.  Beyond intellectual property law, he [...]

15 06, 2018

Jones Robb, PLLC Recognized As Among The World’s Leading Patent Professionals

2020-02-24T15:13:36-05:00June 15th, 2018|

For the third year in a row, Jones Robb, PLLC, a WBENC-certified patent boutique law firm, has been recognized for its expertise in patent law. Jones Robb is named a leading patent prosecution law firm in the Washington, D.C. metro area in the IAM Patent 1000: The World’s Leading Patent Professionals in 2018 – a [...]

4 05, 2018

Jones Robb Founding Member Susie Jones attends National Inventors Hall of Fame® (NIHF) 46th Annual Induction Ceremony

2020-02-24T15:14:47-05:00May 4th, 2018|

Susie Jones attended the National Inventors Hall of Fame® 46th Annual Induction Ceremony in Washington D.C. on May 3, 2018 and shares her thoughts on the evening: “It was such a privilege and honor to attend the National Inventors Hall of Fame 46th Annual Induction Ceremony and, in particular, to share the evening with Kateeva, [...]

30 04, 2018

USPTO Issues Guidance On AIA Trials After Supreme Court’s Decision in SAS

2020-03-16T19:09:01-04:00April 30th, 2018|

On April 26, 2018,  the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office (PTO) issued a memo providing guidance on the implications of the Supreme Court’s decision in SAS Institute Inc. v. Iancu, 2018 WL 1914661 (U.S. April 24, 2018). The memo addresses how the PTAB will make institution decisions in future petitions and pending petitions for which [...]

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