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Derek - Chicago Patent Attorney / Lawyer
B.S. Biology - Indiana University
J.D. John Marshall Law School
Patent Law Certification
Derek Clements is a registered patent attorney who loves innovation. With a Bachelor of Science in Biology from Indiana University, a Juris Doctor and Intellectual Property Certificate from The John Marshall Law School, and experience in patenting mechanical inventions, he brings extensive IP knowledge to patenting your invention.
Through Derek’s experience at the United States Patent and Trademark Office, he worked to conduct prior art searches, conduct substantive examinations of the patent description and claims, and formulated USPTO Office Action rejections under 35 USC § 101,102,103, and 112.
At the John Marshall Law School Patent Clinic, Derek interviewed indigent inventors, wrote and prosecuted provisional and nonprovisional (utility) patent applications, and assisted inventors in seeking copyright and trademark protections.
Based in Chicago, Illinois, Derek is a member of the Intellectual Property Law Association of Chicago and the Chicago Bar Association. He also volunteers with Chicago Volunteer Legal Services helping low-income families save their homes from foreclosure.
Derek is registered to practice in the state of Illinois and before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
In his spare time, Derek enjoys rooting for his beloved Colts, reading tech blogs, watching movies, and spending time with his family and friends.
Jonathan - Chicago IP Attorney / Lawyer
B.S. Physics - The Illinois InstituteUniversity
J.D. Northeastern University School of Law
Patent Law Certification
Jonathan B. David is a Registered USPTO Patent Attorney who has a strong interest in software, electrical devices, mechanical devices, and other various technologies. Jonathan enjoys providing help to the inventors of large companies as well as the everyday start-up inventors.
In order to protect assets, leverage opportunities, and limit liabilities, Jonathan’s technical background and interpersonal skills empower him to clearly communicate to a broad range of clients about their immediate and long-term needs for patenting. The key areas of Jonathan’s patent prosecution practice are: patent applications, office actions, patent strategy consultation and portfolio management.
Before law school, Jonathan worked as a Radiation Physicist for Therapy Physics, Incorporated. He helped in the treatment planning for cancer patients being treated for Radiation Therapy. His interest in attending law school peaked during this time as his love for various technologies (software, electronic devices, semiconductors, and display devices) continued to grow. As a result, he left Chicago to attend Northeastern University School of Law in Boston, MA.
Academically, Jonathan has earned a law degree for Northeastern University School of Law in Boston, MA, an M.S. in Physics from the University of Illinois-Chicago, and a B.S. in Physics from the Illinois Institute of Technology. In law school, he finished course work on Intellectual Property Law and Patent law. During Law School, Jonathan completed four internships under Northeastern’s Unique Coop Program, and had a full year of legal experience upon graduating from Law School.
Jonathan has been a member of the Chicago Bar Association in Chicago. Jonathan is admitted to practice in Illinois and the District of Columbia. Jonathan is also registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
Though he has lived on the East Coast for 7 years during law school and for sometime after law school, Jonathan is a lifelong Chicagoan who is proud of his Chicago Roots. He enjoys spending time with his family and friends, traveling, running, playing basketball, and is a workout warrior. He fervently supports all Professional Chicago sports teams.
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Here in Chicago, we serve investors, entrepreneurs, and scientist that are pushing the limits, doing what hasn't been done before, and taking risks in the spirit of progress and positive change.
Chicago has stood for years as a creative hub in America’s northeast. From the artistry of Cloud Gate to the industrial creations, fresh ideas have always been a part of the Chicago culture. We have multiple offices in the downtown Chigaco area, ready to serve your needs. Our job is to make sure that your idea is protected, secured, and enforced by our staff and expert patent attorneys.
We understand the difficulties of growing your ideas and business. That is why we exist; to help our clients through the legal processes of intellectual property.
At Bold Patents, we are there to help you every step of the way, from patentability opinions to protecting your patent down the road.
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Hello, my name is J.D. Houvener and I am the founder & CEO of Bold IP. I started Bold IP with one mission. To serve the bold and the brave.
Our clients are investors, entrepreneurs, and scientists that are pushing the limits, doing what hasn't been done before, and taking risks in the spirit of progress and positive change.
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