Jon's Profile

Jon is a Shareholder and a member of the Firm’s Intellectual Property Practice as well as several of the Firm’s industry-specific practice groups including Aerospace, Autonomy and Robotics, Defense and Aviation Strategies, Fintech, and Internet of Things.

With more than 25 years of experience, Jon works on behalf of clients to secure and protect their patents, copyrights, trademarks, and trade secrets. His current practice is primarily focused on patent and trademark prosecution, and he has knowledge and experience across a wide range of other intellectual property matters including licensing, technology transfer, and disputes involving intellectual property assets, including the Inter Partes Review process for reviewing the validity of patents at the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office.

His work has benefited companies of all sizes, from small start-ups seeking advice on how to manage a budding portfolio of intellectual property to Fortune 100 companies with goals as unique as the intellectual property they own.

Jon’s knowledge of IP and the technologically advanced clients he works for is rooted in the dual degrees he holds in electrical and aerospace engineering. His work covers a wide range of industries and technologies including computer graphics, software, microprocessing, computer hardware, electronics, electro-mechanical systems, cameras, microfabrication, telecommunications, internet of things (IoT) and data networking, fintech, radar, autonomous vehicles, and aerospace.

Jon's skills as a lawyer in the areas of Technology Law and Patent Law are recognized in The Best Lawyers in America© year after year.

Jon received his J.D. from the University of Alabama School of Law. He holds a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from the University of Alabama at Birmingham and a bachelor’s degree in aerospace engineering from Auburn University.

Jon's Accolades

  • The Best Lawyers in America© for Technology Law (2015 - present); Patent Law (2016 - present)

Jon's Affiliations and Civic Involvement

Affiliations
  • Alabama Bar Association
  • Georgia Bar Association

Admissions

State Bar: Alabama, Georgia

U.S. Patent & Trademark Office

Education
  • University of Alabama School of Law
    • (1995, J.D.)
  • University of Alabama at Birmingham
    • (1997, B.S.E.E., Eta Kappa Nu; Tau Beta Pi)
  • Auburn University
    • (1993, B.A.E., Tau Beta Pi; Phi Kappa Phi; Sigma Gamma Tau)

Monday, August 22, 2022

200 Maynard Attorneys Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America© 2023

Maynard is pleased to announce that 200 of the Firm’s attorneys have been recognized in the 2023 edition of The Best Lawyers in America©, including 11 who are distinguished as “Lawyer of the Year” in their respective areas of expertise and 56 of the Firm’s younger attorneys who are recognized...

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Thursday, August 19, 2021

179 Maynard Attorneys Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America© 2022

Maynard & Gale is pleased to announce that 179 of the Firm’s attorneys have been recognized in the 2022 edition of The Best Lawyers in America©, including 17 who are distinguished as “Lawyer of the Year” in their respective areas of expertise and 48 of the Firm’s younger attorneys who...

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Thursday, August 20, 2020

168 Maynard Attorneys Listed in The Best Lawyers© in America 2021

Birmingham, AL. (August 20, 2020) Maynard & Gale is pleased to announce that 168 of the Firm’s attorneys have been recognized in the 2021 edition of The Best Lawyers in America©, a peer-review guide highlighting attorneys with significant achievements in their areas of practice. With 76 practice areas listed among...

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