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U.S. Patent and Trademark Office Announces Increases to Certain Page Limits in Post-Grant Proceedings

Date: 27 Mar 2015 /
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Director Michelle Lee announces the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office’s intent to issue a “quick fix” rule package to improve post-grant trial proceedings. Included in the changes to post-grant trial practice are increases in page limits for motions to amend, oppositions to motion to amend, and reply briefs. PTAB judges will begin implementing new page […]


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U.S. takes final step to become member of the Hague Union.

Date: 13 Feb 2015 /
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February 13, 2015 – Industrial Design: U.S. takes final step to become member of the Hague Union. The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (“USPTO”) announced today that U.S. innovators will soon be able to pursue industrial design protection in multiple jurisdictions by filing a single international design application either through WIPO in Geneva, Switzerland, or […]


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UPDATE: 2014 Interim Guidance on Subject Matter Eligibility

Date: 28 Jan 2015 /
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On January 27, 2015, the United States Patent & Trademark Office (“USPTO”) updated the Interim Guidance on Patent Subject Matter Eligibility (“Guidance”) to include examples of abstract ideas. The Interim Guidance USPTO web page has also been updated to include the presentations from a January 21, 2015 forum conducted to receive public feedback on the […]


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We Are Hiring

Date: 27 May 2014 /
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Mid-Level Patent Attorney/Agent (Mechanical/Biomedical Engineer) Jones Robb, PLLC is seeking full-time registered patent attorneys and patent agents with 4-8 years relevant experience to work in its Tysons Corner, Virginia office. Responsibilities will include preparing and prosecuting domestic and international patent applications, including complex Patent Office proceedings; and working on other patent related counseling matters, including […]


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We Are Hiring

Date: 27 May 2014 /
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Patent Attorney/Agent (Computer Science/Electrical Engineering/Mechanical Engineering/Software) Jones Robb, PLLC is seeking full-time registered patent attorneys and patent agents with 2-4 years relevant experience to work in Tysons Corner, Virginia or Indianapolis, Indiana. Responsibilities will include preparing and prosecuting domestic and international patent applications, including complex Patent Office proceedings, and working on other patent related counseling […]


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We Have A New Name!

Date: 01 May 2014 /
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The law firm of O’Brien Jones, PLLC is pleased to announce that it has changed its name to Jones Robb, PLLC. Partner Kevin Robb continues to work with managing partner Susanne Jones to direct the firm’s operations and to grow the firm’s technical and legal practice areas. Jones Robb provides a wide range of intellectual […]


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Certified Women’s Business Enterprise

Date: 21 Apr 2014 /
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JONES ROBB, PLLC is pleased to announce its recertification 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 5 years. “We are proud to maintain our certification as a WBE,” said Susanne Jones, founding and managing partner of Jones Robb. “This […]


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2014 Go-To Law Firm®

Date: 08 Jan 2014 /
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O’BRIEN JONES, PLLC Named Go-To Law Firm® for 5th Consecutive Year by Fortune 500 Clients TYSONS CORNER, VA. (January 8, 2014) –For the fifth consecutive year, O’Brien Jones, PLLC (now JONES ROBB, PLLC) has been selected as a “2014 Go-To Law Firm® for the Top 500 Companies” by American Lawyer Media, publishers of The American […]


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Cheerios® & Chardonnay

Date: 30 Jan 2013 /
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Jones Robb founding and managing partner Susanne Jones will speak at the upcoming Women in IP Event “Cheerios® & Chardonnay,” sponsored by General Mills. Cheerios® & Chardonnay will focus on issues facing women in the IP world. Susanne will participate on a panel discussing “Starting a Women-Owned IP Firm.” A second panel of female in-house […]


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