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Capitol Hill Hears About Intellectual Property

Date: 26 Apr 2017 /
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April 25, 2017 – In advance of World IP Day, the Full Committee of the Senate Judiciary Committee held a hearing yesterday, entitled “Intellectual Property – Drive of Innovation: Making Our Lives Healthier, Safer, and more Productive.” Testimony on issues impacting various IP stakeholders was provided by five witnesses, including representatives from large corporations, start-up […]


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Washington D.C. Launch of Women Owned Law to Occur April 25, 2017

Date: 05 Apr 2017 /
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Jones Robb, PLLC is proud to be a Founders Circle Sponsor of Women Owned Law. Women Owned Law is a new national networking group for women owned law and legal services firms, formed with the intent of connecting and advancing women entrepreneurs in the law. Join us for The Washington D.C. Launch of Women Owned […]


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Meet Ashley Nicholls

Date: 01 Feb 2017 /
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Ashley Nicholls is a registered patent attorney in Jones Robb’s mechanical, medical device, and industrial design practice groups. After having worked together on projects in their former Big Law careers, founding and managing partner Susie Jones sought Ashley out to join Jones Robb in 2007, the firm’s first year. Ashley has worked in the patent […]


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WBENC Certification

Date: 03 Jan 2017 /
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We are pleased to announce that JONES ROBB, PLLC has been re-certified by the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) as a Women’s Business Enterprise (WBE). The firm has been certified by the WBENC for 8 years. “We are proud to maintain our certification as a WBE,” said Susanne Jones, founding and managing partner of […]


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Recent Subject Matter Eligibility Decisions

Date: 15 Nov 2016 /
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The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has issued updated examination guidance on subject matter eligibility in view of McRO and Bascom. The panel decisions provide new insights on the Federal Circuit’s dynamic stance on patent eligibility, and the issued memo provides guidance as to how Examiners will consider the nuances from these decisions. Click […]


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Jones Robb Ranked as a Top Patent Prosecution Firm

Date: 02 Jun 2016 /
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June 2, 2016 Jones Robb, PLLC has been 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 2016 – a unique guide that identifies the top patent professionals in key jurisdictions around the globe. The IAM Patent 1000 remarks that […]


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Certified Women’s Business Enterprise

Date: 17 Feb 2016 /
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We are pleased to announce that JONES ROBB, PLLC has been re-certified by the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) as a Women’s Business Enterprise (WBE). The firm has been certified by the WBENC for 7 years. “We are proud to maintain our certification as a WBE,” said Susanne Jones, founding and managing partner of […]


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Meet Attorney Elizabeth Burke

Date: 14 Jan 2016 /
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Tysons Corner, VA (January 14, 2016) Liz Burke joined Jones Robb as a member in 2012. She has worked in the patent field for 25 years, working in a variety of patent-related positions including patent examiner, university tech transfer, and attorney. Liz’s practice focuses on client counseling, due diligence, industrial design, patent-related opinion work, post-grant […]


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USPTO Guidance on Subject Matter Eligibility

Date: 31 Jul 2015 /
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The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has issued updated examination guidance on subject matter eligibility in view of the Alice and Mayo decisions. The guidelines are posted on the USPTO’s website at 2014 Interim Guidance on Subject Matter Eligibility


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Jones Robb Welcomes Its 2015 Summer Interns!

Date: 31 Jul 2015 /
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This summer, three rising seniors from the nationally ranked STEM school, Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology located in northern Virginia, are spending four weeks in our Tysons Corner office gaining real-world experience in the practice of law specific to patent procurement and post-grant proceedings. These students are motivated individuals who have strong […]


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