Jennifer Bush’s practice focuses on representing clients in prosecuting patent applications and in post-grant proceedings.
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Jennifer has over a decade of patent prosecution experience in a wide range of technical fields, including computer software, Internet technologies, RFID and business methods. Jennifer also has patent prosecution experience with life sciences and medical devices. She also has substantial experience with post-grant proceedings before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB), such as inter partes reviews (IPRs), post-grant reviews (PRGs), patent appeals and reexaminations. To date, Jennifer has served as lead counsel in 12 PGRs, making her one of the most experienced lawyers in these types of proceedings.
Jennifer’s practice also includes intellectual property strategy and counseling and she has analyzed IP issues for numerous due diligence and litigation matters. In addition to providing legal services for her clients, Jennifer has been a Lecturer-in-Law at the University of California, Davis School of Law, where she taught patent prosecution and practice, and has lectured on topics related to patent law at the University of California, Hastings College of the Law and Santa Clara University School of Law. She is also a member of the faculty at the Practising Law Institute, and co-chair of the annual Fundamentals of Patent Prosecution boot camp.
During law school Jennifer was awarded the faculty-selected Mabie Award for Outstanding Graduate, peer-selected Graduating Student of the Year, and served as Editor-in-Chief of the Santa Clara Law Review.
Prior to rejoining Fenwick & West, Jennifer was General Counsel with Apercen Partners LLC, serving as sole counsel for seven entities spanning a breadth of legal issues, including IP, employment, contract, securities, tax and general compliance matters.