Blank Rome LLP is pleased to announce that Dr. Joseph B. Jackson has joined the firm’s Houston office in the Intellectual Property and Technology practice group as a patent agent.

Joe’s arrival continues the firm’s strategic expansion of its Intellectual Property practice, which recently welcomed partner Josh Reisberg in the New York office, partner and co-chair of the firm’s Intellectual Property Litigation practice group Paul Zeineddin, partner and co-chair of the firm’s Intellectual Property and Technology practice group Hussein Akhavannik, attorneys Mark F. Mashack and Timothy S. Schwarz in the Washington, D.C., office, and patent agents Benjamin A. AilesDr. Amir Kyarad, and David B. Hardy in the Philadelphia and Houston offices.

Joe joins Blank Rome from Chamberlain Hrdlicka. He focuses his practice on patent prosecution, with significant experience drafting and prosecuting electrical, optical, nanotechnology, network, and computational patent applications. Joe has notable experience managing standard-essential patent portfolios in multiple jurisdictions.

Admitted to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, Joe received his double B.S. from Missouri University of Science and Technology and his M.S. and PH.D. from Rice University.

About Blank Rome

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