Patrick Jewik's practice focuses on patent prosecution and strategic counseling. Mr. Jewik has significant experience in helping clients build strategic patent portfolios, design around patents and achieve maximum business advantage with their patents.
Mr. Jewik has prepared and prosecuted patent applications in a number of technologies, including semiconductor devices and semiconductor manufacturing, medical devices, electronic toys, insect repellant compositions, nanofabrication processes, nanoscale materials, microfluidic chips, biochips, bioinformatics software and methods, Internet based methods, microporous filters and filter systems, and semiconductor die packages. He has successfully prosecuted both inter partes and ex parte reexamination applications and reissue patent applications, and has 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 the field of law, Mr. Jewik worked as a process and co-op engineer at IBM Corporation, where he worked in semiconductor manufacturing, circuit board manufacturing and high density magnetic disk research.
In 2012, Mr. Jewik was recommended by Legal 500 US in the area of Patent Prosecution.