Patrick Jewik is a partner in the Electronics and Software Patent Prosecution Group of Kilpatrick, Townsend, and Stockton, LLP, and resides in its San Francisco office.
Mr. Jewik's practice focuses on patent prosecution and strategic patent counseling. He currently manages treams of patent prosecutors to develop the IP portfolios of both startups and large companies. He has also prepared and prosecuted patent applications in a number of technologies, including semiconductor devices and manufacturing, medical devices, electronic toys, insect repellant compositions, nanoscale materials, physical security devices, computer peripherals, biochips, bioinformatics software, and business methods and systems. He has successfully prosecuted inter partes and ex parte reexamination applications, and reissue patent applications, and has also had many of his prosecuted patents litigated.
Mr. Jewik also worked as a patent examiner at the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) where he examined patent applications directed to superconductors, semiconductors, electroluminescent devices and materials, polymers, coatings, ceramics, composite fabric materials, and circuit boards. At the USPTO, he obtained a partial signatory authority status and a masters level designation in the art of superconductor materials.
Prior to entering ttle field of law, he worked as a process engineer at IBM Corporation, where he worked in electronics manufacturing.