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27 04, 2020

USPTO Releases Report on Patent Examination Uncertainty Post-Alice

2020-04-27T16:31:41-04:00April 27, 2020|

by Kurt Buechle and Liz Burke On April 23, 2020, the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) issued a press release announcing the publication of a new report on patent examination outcomes after the U.S. Supreme Court’s June 2014 decision in Alice Corp. v. CLS Bank and the USPTO’s subsequently released January 2019 Subject [...]

30 03, 2020

Women’s History Month 2020: Talking with Surgeon, Inventor, and Entrepreneur, Dr. Mary Anne Tarkington, MD, FACS

2020-03-31T15:18:08-04:00March 30, 2020|

“Be your own best advocate and be passionate . . . that is what has taken me the furthest.”  Mary Anne Tarkington, MD, FACS By Ashley N. Nicholls, Registered Patent Attorney at Jones Robb, PLLC In honor of Women’s History Month, Jones Robb attorney Ashley Nicholls asked surgeon, inventor, and entrepreneur, Dr. Mary Anne Tarkington, [...]

15 02, 2020

Boutique Patent Law Firm Highlights Diversity as It Enters 11th Year of WBENC Certification

2020-02-24T14:13:38-05:00February 15, 2020|

JONES ROBB, PLLC, a boutique patent law firm located in Northern Virginia, has received for the 11th consecutive time national certification from the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) as a Women’s Business Enterprise (WBE).  In addition to its WBENC certification, Jones Robb, PLLC is also certified as a Woman Owned Small Business (WOSB) by [...]

31 01, 2020

Salvation Army Angel Tree Program

2020-02-24T14:13:45-05:00January 31, 2020|

Jones Robb was honored to be able to contribute to the Salvation Army National Capital Area Command for Salvation Army Angel Tree’s 40th Anniversary for the 2019 holiday season.  We were thrilled to recently learn that the Angel Tree program achieved 100% sponsorship of all registered children, including 13,000 children in the DMV!   Though our [...]

27 09, 2019

Jones Robb Attends IPO 47th Annual Meeting in Washington, DC and Co-sponsors Women In IP Committee’s Networking Lunch

2020-02-24T14:17:02-05:00September 27, 2019|

Jones Robb Members, Susanne Jones, Kevin Robb and Elizabeth Burke, attended the 47th Annual Meeting of the Intellectual Property Owners Association (IPO) that took place in Washington DC, September 24 -26, 2019. Our team had the opportunity to network with IP professionals from corporations, law firms, government, academia, and service providers from around the world [...]

30 07, 2019

Jones Robb’s Summer Interns Enjoy an Interactive Tour of the USPTO

2020-02-24T14:17:09-05:00July 30, 2019|

On Wednesday, July 17, 2019, the Jones Robb team, including attorneys, staff, and our summer interns, visited the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (PTO). The firm’s annual tour of the PTO was coordinated by the PTO’s Office of Education and Outreach and offered various opportunities to learn about PTO history and operations. Our first stop [...]

20 06, 2019

2019 Summer Interns Take Center Stage

2020-02-24T14:17:15-05:00June 20, 2019|

Jones Robb is very excited to welcome our legal interns for a summer of education and fun. Over the course of ten weeks this summer, our interns will be attending seminars related to different aspects of the practice of patent law, touring the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, sitting in on Examiner interviews and inventor [...]

11 03, 2019

Jones Robb Welcomes New Team Members

2020-02-24T14:18:53-05:00March 11, 2019|

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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