Jaron is an intellectual property attorney with a proven practice focusing on patent law. He is an accomplished legal professional with a passion for solving complex patent and legal issues and works as a trusted advisor to global partners and program leaders. Jaron is highly experienced in drafting and reviewing patent applications and U.S. Patent and Trademark Office responses. He has overseen the prosecution of pending and new patent applications and has worked on prosecution strategies. In addition he has routinely reduced pendency, extension fees and Request for Continued Examination (RCE) fees for his clients. He has performed legal research to compile empirical data related to patent cases at the Board of Patent Appeals and Interferences (BPAI), and the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. Jaron advises clients on all aspects of patent law including best practices, patentability, validity, portfolio management and infringement matters.
Jaron’s extensive background in intellectual property and patent law continually benefits his clients. In addition to his J.D., Jaron has a Master of Laws in intellectual property with an emphasis in patent appellate practice, patent practice and strategies, and copyright from The George Washington University Law School. Jaron worked as a patent examiner for the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), and because of this experience, Jaron has an institutional knowledge and an ability to negotiate with USPTO officials to obtain favorable results for his clients. In addition, Jaron served as a patent counsel for a major home security and smart home company.
Jaron is well-versed in the technical matters that present themselves in his patent law practice. His undergraduate degree in computer science included an emphasis in algorithm design, databases, linear algebra, basic circuit design and artificial intelligence. In law school he worked as a graduate research assistant in the Office of Technology Management and Industrial Relations, conducting prior art searches related to nuclear physics and bioengineering technologies, as well as drafted nonconfidential abstracts of University-developed technologies in conjunction with possible licensees. As a USPTO patent examiner, he conducted prior art searches related to cryptography, networks and network security. And as an attorney he has drafted patent applications and USPTO action responses for the cloud computing, electronic devices, networking and security sectors, which includes cell phones, portable gaming devices, encryption algorithms, digital signatures and other technologies.
Patent Prosecution as Dispute Resolution: A Negotiation Between Applicant and Examiner, Journal of Dispute Resolution, Issue 1, Vol. 2014.