Jonathon is an associate in the Boston office and a member of the Intellectual Property practice group. Jonathon offers clients strategic intellectual property counseling in a range of areas including patent application drafting, patent prosecution, patent portfolio management, foreign/PCT patent prosecution, opinion drafting for patentability, infringement, validity and freedom to operate matters, patent searching, and intellectual property licensing.
· Drafting and prosecuting patent applications in the Computer Science and Electrical Engineering technologies
· Consulting clients on strategic Intellectual Property matters
· Composing opinion letters to determine validity, patentability, infringement, and freedom to operate
Before Edwards Wildman
Prior to joining Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP, Mr. Western worked as an associate at an intellectual property law firm in Alexandria, VA. There, Mr. Western handled a wide range of patent prosecution matters, including drafting patent applications from scratch, responding to Office Actions, composing opinion letters, and conducting personal interviews with USPTO Examiners. In addition, Mr. Western previously worked at a patent prosecution boutique in Minneapolis, MN, and consulted clients on intellectual property strategic matters at a patent portfolio analytics firm in Southfield, MI.
Besides Edwards Wildman
Jon is known for having an affinity for the outdoors. During his spare time, he enjoys running, playing golf, biking, and partaking in the occasional pick-up game of ultimate frisbee. He frequently visits the White Mountains in New Hampshire and Maine for activities such as camping, backpacking, and snowboarding. Jon is also a sports fanatic. Despite living in New England, Jon closely follows several Michigan sports teams, and in particular, his beloved University of Michigan Wolverines. Jon is happily married and lives with his wife in the North Shore of Massachusetts.
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