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Jonathan Ward

Jonathan Ward

Attorney at Law

Beaverton
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.
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5.0
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""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
Posted on May 10, 2017
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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
Posted on May 10, 2017

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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