Jonathan D. Schlaifer is an experienced patent attorney with experience in protecting his clients’ technologies through prosecution and counseling. Mr. Schlaifer’s background as a software engineer, a Patent Examiner, and a lawyer make him a valued asset to clients who wish to manage their intellectual property.
As a Patent Attorney, Mr. Schlaifer has worked on a large number of computer-related applications, including a wide variety of hardware and software technologies, as well as various technologies in electronic and mechanical fields, including a variety of medical devices and business methods applications.
Mr. Schlaifer worked as a software engineer at the National Library of Medicine and as a Patent Examiner before attending law school. During law school, Mr. Schlaifer was an intern at the Solicitor’s Office of the USPTO, assisting in litigation. Mr. Schlaifer has also practiced law as a patent prosecutor at large law firms in the Washington, DC area, including a general practice firm and IP boutiques. Mr. Schlaifer has represented a variety of large clients as well as smaller clients, preparing and prosecuting applications, advising clients, assisting with legal research, due diligence, and litigation support work. During his time at large firms, Mr. Schlaifer also worked on a variety of pro bono cases, such as in landlord-tenant law and family law cases.
Track 5: Govt. Innovation IP, Social Impact
IP-Driven Innovation: Patent Protection for the Modern Entrepreneur
3:15 pm – 4:30 pm