Jason C. Aldred counsels startups and other businesses through patent law matters in various technology areas, including mechanical, electrical, chemical, and computer technologies with a focus towards helping his clients build, manage, and commercially exploit their intellectual property portfolios.
He has in-depth experience in patent prosecution matters, including drafting and prosecuting domestic, foreign and international patent applications, conducting interviews with examiners at the United States Patent and Trademark Office, and drafting and filing appeal briefs. His law practice further involves patentability, freedom to operate, validity and other intellectual property landscape studies to provide clients with advice and data that can guide their business decisions. He also collaborates with intellectual property owners to conscientiously enforce intellectual property rights through licensing and dispute resolution.
Jason provides a full range of trademark portfolio planning services, including trademark filing and prosecution matters. He conducts trademark searches and advises on trademark clearance, selection, and enforcement in the United States. Jason has participated in trademark opposition proceedings, including conducting oral hearings before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board of the United States Patent and Trademark Office.
In addition, Jason is versed in technology-based transactions, structuring and negotiating contract agreements involving collaborative efforts, patent and know-how licensing, and various commercial agreements.
Before law school, Jason researched thesis-level projects that were funded by the National Institute of Health, and gained technical experience with various aspects of nucleic acid and protein manipulation and analysis. After graduating from college, he worked for several years as an analytical chemist for a pharmaceutical manufacturer where he developed and validated test methods for macro molecule oral, transmucosal, and transdermal delivery systems.
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U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington