Jaclyn focuses her practice on intellectual property prosecution and counseling. Her patent prosecution experience includes the preparation and prosecution of electrical, electronic, audio, computer, software, communication and mechanical patent applications. Specifically, she has drafted and prosecuted patent applications for aerospace technologies, manufacture of composite materials, factory robotics, GPS, agricultural equipment, hunting equipment, medical devices and optical sensors. Jaclyn also has experience with various aspects of post-issuance proceedings, such as drafting inter partes review petitions. Her practice includes patent infringement and validity analysis, patentability studies, intellectual property licensing and confidentiality agreements.

Jaclyn holds an electrical engineering degree from the University of Miami and worked as a patent agent for more than 10 years before attending law school. As a patent agent, she drafted and prosecuted patent applications, conducted patentability and invalidity searches, assisted foreign associates in the prosecution of European patent applications, and drafted appeal briefs and inter partes review petitions. Before starting her career in patent law, Jaclyn was an associate editor for EC&M, a national electrical construction and maintenance magazine. 

 

Presentations

Ethical Issues of Patent Agents in Representation of Clients, Panelist, University of Missouri - Kansas City School of Law, April 11, 2018.

Publications

The Impact of Implicit Bias on Female Patent Applicants in an Age of Increasingly Vague Patent Standards, UMKC Law Review, Fall 2019.