Jones Robb pays tribute to female patent pioneers during International Women’s Month.
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 […]
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
(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 […]
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 […]
(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 […]
(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 […]
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 […]
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
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.