EMPLOYMENT

1994-present, Principal, Grant Patent Services, Silver Spring, Maryland
1992-1994, Attorney, Sherman & Shalloway, Alexandria, Virginia       
1991-1992, Attorney, Oliffe & Berridge, Alexandria, Virginia       
1990-1991, Attorney, Longacre & White, Arlington, Virginia         
1989-1990, Attorney, Sandler, Greenblum & Bernstein, Arlington, Virginia
1985- 1988, Attorney, Sedgwick, Detert, Moran & Arnold, New York, New York   


LEGAL LECTURES     
  • Speaker, Conducting Patent Searches

            Stratford Webinar, Conducting and Analyzing Patent Searches, April 2016               

  • Speaker. Conducting Patent Searches

            Stratford Webinar, Conducting and Analyzing Patent Searches, April 2015

  • Moderator,  Patent Prosecution – Part I: How to Draft Claims in light of  CLS Bank, Part II:3D Printing – Claiming and Infringement Issues

            American Intellectual Property Law Association Annual Meeting, Washington, DC October 2014

  • Moderator,  Ethical Perspectives on Client Relationships in Intellectual Property Law Practice        

            American Intellectual Property Law Association Annual Meeting, Washington, DC  October 2010

  • Lecturer, Technology Licensing of As a Business Development Strategy

           Technology Innovation Center, Hagerstown, Maryland, June 16, 2010

  • Moderator, Responding to patent reform in Congress, the Courts and the PTO.   

           American Intellectual Property Law Association Spring Meeting, New York, New York  May 2010           

  • Lecturer, “Business Strategies for Startup Nanotech Companies”

            Symposium on Nanotechnology “Nanotechnology: The Future is Now.” Chicago, Illinois,
            July 2005                                  

  • Guest Lecturer, “Fundamentals of Patent and Trademark Law”

            Graduate course “Science and the Law,” Frederick Abramson, Instructor

  • Johns Hopkins University, Rockville, Maryland, July 2005

           Lecturer, “Licensing” and “Strategic Licensing and Venture Capital”

  • Overseas Scholars Program of Dalian, China       

            China-USA Drug Regulations-Biotech and IP Protection Workshop, Dalian, China June 2004  

  • Moderator, Advanced Patent Prosecution Section

            American Intellectual Property Law Association Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C., October 2002

  • Moderator, Litigation Tract

            American Intellectual Property Law Association Annual Meeting, Arlington, Virginia, October 2001

  • Moderator, Trademark Tract

            American Intellectual Property Law Association Annual Meeting, Arlington, Virginia, October 2000

  • Lecturer, The McDonald's Trademark Litigation in South Africa; Trademark Protection in an Emerging Economy

           American Intellectual Property Law Association 100th Annual Meeting, Plenary Presentation, Arlington,
​           Virginia, October 1997

Get in touch


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

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JONATHAN E. GRANT
2107 Hounds Run Place
Silver Spring, Maryland 20906
Tel: (301) 603-9071
Cell: (301) 346-8714 
 e-mail: jgrant@grantpatents.com
www.grantpatents.com

LEGAL PUBLICATONS
  • The IBM Patent Site -- An Aid, Not Nirvana.

            Intellectual Property Today, Volume 5:5, May, 1998

  • 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 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.11 (1988)  


MEMBERSHIPS  

AIPLA, INTA, observer status at APAA, Member, Converging Technologies


REFERENCES   

Available upon request 

EDUCATION

1984       JD, The American University, Washington College of Law , Washington, DC
1981       M.A. Biology and Biochemistry, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland
1978       B.S. in Microbiology, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland, cum laude (top 10 percent) and with General Honors


BAR ADMISSIONS   

1985       District of Columbia
1985       New York State
1990       United States Patent & Trademark Office


EXPERIENCE

Twenty seven years of experience providing IP counselling to clients ranging from individual inventors to Fortune 500 companies.  Experience includes:

  • performing patentability, validity and freedom-to-operate studies, preparing and prosecuting patent applications in the U.S. and internationally in the biotechnology, biochemical, pharmaceutical, chemical, mechanical, electronic and software fields;
  • drafting and prosecuting trademark and copyright applications;
  • assisting with litigation, negotiation and licensing of IP rights; and
  • counseling clients.

 Prior legal experience included product liability and criminal litigation.


Grant Patent Services

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