Jonathan Ward Attorney Profile on UpCounsel
Jonathan Ward

Jonathan Ward

Attorney at Law

Beaverton
Oregon
Licensed in
Patent Bar, OR
Marquette University Law School
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About
My sixteen years in practice have included private practice and government positions, in both transactional and litigation settings, with a primary emphasis on intellectual property matters, particularly patents and trademarks. I focus my practice on technology-related issues, including software patents and licenses, electrical engineering-related patents, and unmanned aerial systems (aka drones). I love advising inventors as well as small and startup businesses, helping them grow and to secure IP assets.

I graduated from Marquette University Law school with honors, with an undergraduate degree in Computer Science. Prior to entering
… read more private practice, I clerked for a federal district judge.
13
Years
experience

Representative Clients

Practice Areas

Client Reviews

5.0
Clear Communication
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Knowledgeable
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out of 2 reviews
Clear Communication
Response Time
Knowledgeable
Meets Deadlines

""I contacted Jonathan after discovering a potential infringement issue relating to a product that I've had on the market (with a patent pending status). Jonathan was thorough in his review of my situation, providing an easy to understand analysis of my potential options, including pros and cons of each. I would highly recommend Jonathan to anyone looking to start the patent filing process or for support after filing.""

Patent infringement counseling
Non-UpCounsel Client
Clear Communication
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Knowledgeable
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""Jonathan is incredible, he has worked with us for patents and IP. Very straight forward, thorough, amazing service. I couldn't ask for a better attorney for the job. We will be going back to Jonathan for future matters. ""

Patent application and ongoing IP advice
Non-UpCounsel Client

Work History

Mohr Intellectual Property Law Solutions, P.C.

Attorney

Apr 2014 - Present

Prepare patent applications and responses to office actions; prepare trademark applications and responses to trademark office actions; prepare copyright applications; counsel clients on intellectual property protection and IP portfolio management; counsel clients on business strategies; handle litigation matters involving intellectual property including patents, copyrights, and trademarks.

Apr 2014 - Present

Ward Law LLC

Owner/Attorney

Nov 2013 - Apr 2014

Counseled clients on business contracts and licenses, including franchise agreements and media contracts; handled trademark disputes; prepared patent applications.

Nov 2013 - Apr 2014

Portland Internetworks

Sales Consultant

Dec 2012 - Oct 2013

Advised businesses on IT needs and recommended solutions.
- Took position to help network while I launched my own law practice.

Dec 2012 - Oct 2013

Oregon Department of Justice

Assistant Attorney General

Oct 2007 - Nov 2012

Attorney with the Business Transactions Section: reviewed and helped negotiate state contracts with a variety of different vendors for various goods and services; advised agencies on procurements for a variety of technology-related products and services; negotiated license agreements for various computer software and hardware items; advised agencies on various intellectual property-related matters

Oct 2007 - Nov 2012

Klarquist Sparkman LLP

Associate

Oct 2005 - Sep 2007

Prepared patent applications and office action responses; prepared trademark applications and trademark office action responses; prepared copyright applications; assisted in litigation involving patents and trademarks; handled various UDRP domain name arbitration disputes.

Oct 2005 - Sep 2007

Axley Brynelson

Associate

Oct 2003 - Sep 2005

Handled various litigation matters for businesses and insurance companies; advised businesses on intellectual property matters; revised and negotiated contracts, including software licenses; prepared trademark applications; prepared patent applications.

Oct 2003 - Sep 2005

U.S. District Court, W.D. Wisconsin

Law Clerk

Sep 2001 - Aug 2003

Law Clerk to the Hon. John C. Shabaz (Dec.): prepared memoranda and draft opinions for a variety of motions and civil cases; assisted Judge Shabaz in the litigation proceedings for a variety of civil matters, including intellectual property-related cases involving copyrights, patents, and trademarks.

Sep 2001 - Aug 2003

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