Joshua L. Jones’ practice involves the preparation and prosecution of U.S. and foreign patent applications as well as intellectual property litigation support with an emphasis on mechanical devices and systems. His technical background is in mechanical engineering, with a particular emphasis on fluid dynamics, heat transfer, and thermodynamics.
While attending the University of Connecticut School of Law prior to joining the Firm, Joshua interned at Nufern, a Connecticut manufacturer and developer of optic fibers. At Nufern Joshua worked with in-house counsel to help prepare and prosecute patent applications related to a new line of products.
Joshua also clerked for the Department of the Navy Office of General Counsel, where he assisted in drafting patent claims at the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory. During his Navy clerkship he also researched and drafted legal memoranda on issues related to open source software and environmental law issues in the Office of Naval Research.
Prior to law school, Joshua conducted research for the U.S. Forest Service in conjunction with his master’s thesis at Brigham Young University. His thesis provided the Forest Service with a numerical heat transfer model for predicting tree mortality in forest fires and prescribed burns.
Representative Experience :
- Joshua has assisted in procuring patents upon prosecution of patent applications before the United States Patent and Trademark Office.
- Joshua has prepared and prosecuted patent applications relating to aerospace technologies, medical devices, industrial machinery, packaging, business methods and other fields.
- Joshua has also prepared opinions of patentability, infringement, and the like.
- Joshua has prepared licensing and royalty agreements.
- J.D., Dean’s Scholarship, University of Connecticut School of Law, 2006
- M.S., Mechanical Engineering, Brigham Young University, 2003
- B.S., Mechanical Engineering, Trustees’ Scholarship, Brigham Young University, 2001
- U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
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