L. Jon Lindsay – Principal
Jon has over twenty years of patent experience including preparing and prosecuting patent applications, appealing cases to the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office Patent Trial and Appeal Board, managing a corporate patent portfolio, developing corporate IP strategy, evaluating patentability of inventions, supporting IP licensing, performing patentability and validity searches and analyses, preparing infringement and validity opinions, investigating alleged patent infringements, and mentoring junior patent practitioners. Jon has extensive patent experience with electrical devices, mechanical devices, computer hardware, software, location systems, enterprise communications, software defined networks, unified communications, telecommunications, semiconductor processes and systems, RF devices/systems, power supplies, battery management systems, mixed-signal systems, online financial transaction systems, smartphone apps, storage devices, printers, digital and analog circuitry, medical electronics and devices, and civil/structural engineering, among other technologies.
Jon began his patent career with Compaq Computer Corporation in Houston, Texas, where he was a Group Intellectual Property Counsel. However, Jon has been in private practice for most of his patent career. Before entering the patent law field, Jon was an attorney in general litigation.
Jon holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Houston, Texas; a Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil Engineering from Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas; and a J.D. from The University of Texas at Austin School of Law. He is a member of both the Colorado and Texas State Bars and a Registered Patent Attorney before the US Patent and Trademark Office.