GRANT  PATENT SERVICES
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About Us

The firm's principal, Jonathan E. Grant graduated cum laude and with honors with a Bachelor of Science degree in microbiology from the University of Maryland, a Master's Degree in biology/biochemistry from Johns Hopkins University, and a law degree from the Washington College of Law, The American University.

Mr. Grant is a member of AIPLA, TCM, IPO, WIB, numerous state and federal bars including New York and Washington, DC. As a registered patent attorney with over 20 years of experience, he is licensed to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office.
 
Other individuals associated with Grant Patent Services have PhDs and Masters degrees in electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, computer science, and biotechnology
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PAST LECTURES

Business Strategies for Startup Nanotech Companies
(Lecturer)
 - Symposium on Nanotechnology “Nanotechnology: The Future is Now”
   Chicago, Illinois - July 29-31, 2005

Fundamentals of Patent and Trademark Law
(Guest Lecturer)

 - Graduate course “Science and the Law” - Frederick Abramson, Instructor
   Johns Hopkins University
- Rockville, Maryland - July 19, 2005

Licensing
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Strategic Licensing and Venture Capital (Lecturer)
 
- Overseas Scholars Program of Dalian, China
 
  China-USA Drug Regulations-Biotech and IP Protection Workshop
   Dalian, China June 27-29, 2004

Advanced Patent Prosecution Section
(
Moderator)
  - American Intellectual Property Law Association Annual Meeting

  Washington, D.C. - October 17-19, 2002

Litigation Tract
(Moderator)

 - American Intellectual Property Law Association Annual Meeting

   
Arlington, Virginia - October 19, 2001

Trademark Tract
(Moderator)
 - American Intellectual Property Law Association Annual Meeting

   Arlington, Virginia - October 19, 2000

The McDonald’s Trademark Litigation in South Africa:
Trademark Protection In An Emerging Economy
(Lecturer)
 - American Intellectual Property Law Association 100th Annual Meeting
   Plenary Presentation, Arlington, Virginia - October 16, 1997



PUBLICATIONS

The McDonald’s Trademark Litigation in South Africa:
Trademark Protection In An Emerging Economy

 - Selected Legal Papers, American Intellectual Property Law Association
   Volume XVI, No. 2, October 1997        


The IBM Patent Site -- An Aid, Not Nirvana
 - Intellectual Property Today, Volume 5:5, May, 1998

The Misuse Defense in Drug Products Liability Cases
 - Pace Law Review, Volume 8:3, Summer 1988

The Pre-Trial Notice Requirement of Federal Rule of Evidence 803(24)

 - Drake Law Review, Volume 36:1, Fall 1986

The Equivalent Circumstantial Guarantees of Trustworthiness Standard for
Federal Rule of Evidence 803(24)

 - Dickinson Law Review, Volume 90:1, Fall 1985

The Trustworthiness Standard for the Public Records and Reports Hearsay Exception

 - Western State University Law Review, Volume 12:1, Fall 1984, cited in
   Beech Aircraft Corp. v. Rainey, 488 U.S. 153, 162, n.7 (1988)  



                                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                                   

Grant Patent Services
Jonathan E. Grant, Esq.
2107 Hounds Run Place Silver Spring, MD 20906
tel: (301) 603-9071 mobile: (301) 346-8714 fax: (301) 603-9071
e-mail: jgrant@grantpatents.com