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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, opinion practice (patentability, noninfringement, validity, and freedom to operate), and intellectual property licensing.

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 frequently works on mechanical device patents for manufacturers in the automobile industry. He also has experience in drafting petitions for inter partes review and in patent litigation matters.

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.