Jon's Profile

Jon is a Shareholder and serves as Chair of the Intellectual Property and Technology practice at Maynard Cooper.

He brings more than 15 years of experience working 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 emerging Inter Partes Review process.

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 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 and data networking.

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

He received his J.D. from the University of Alabama School of Law. He holds a B.S.E.E. from the University of Alabama at Birmingham and a B.A.E. from Auburn University.

Jon's Awards

  • 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

Bar 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)


Thursday, August 20, 2020

168 Maynard Cooper & Gale Attorneys Listed in The Best Lawyers in America© 2021

Birmingham, AL. (August 20, 2020) Maynard Cooper & 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...

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Thursday, August 20, 2020

168 Maynard Cooper & Gale Attorneys Listed in The Best Lawyers in America© 2021

Birmingham, AL. (August 20, 2020) Maynard Cooper & 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...

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Thursday, August 20, 2020

168 Maynard Cooper & Gale Attorneys Listed in The Best Lawyers in America© 2021

Birmingham, AL. (August 20, 2020) Maynard Cooper & 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...

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