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Jonathon P. Western

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Education

  • University of New Hampshire (JD)
  • University of Michigan (BS, Computer Science)

Bar Admissions

  • Michigan
  • United States Patent and Trademark Office

Jonathon counsels clients on strategic intellectual property matters in a wide range of areas, including patent application drafting, patent prosecution, patent portfolio management, foreign/PCT prosecution, and opinion practice (patentability, noninfringement, validity, and freedom to operate).

Jonathon has particular experience in drafting and prosecuting electrical and computer science patent applications, including in software, networking, telecommunications, circuity, semiconductors, signals, and optics. He also frequently works on mechanical device patents for manufacturers in the automobile industry, as well as medical device patents for hospitals and universities. He has further experience in drafting petitions for inter partes review.

Prior to joining Mintz Levin, Jonathon was an intellectual property associate in the Boston office of another international law firm. Jonathon also previously worked as an Intellectual Property associate at a law firm in Alexandria, Virginia, in addition to a patent prosecution boutique in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

*Not licensed to practice law in Massachusetts.  Member of the bar of Michigan only.