Jens C Jenkins

Shareholder at Workman Nydegger

Jens C Jenkins has over 20 years in experience and a deep understanding of patent drafting, patent prosecution and post-examination proceedings. Mr Jenkins’s practice also includes client counselling, portfolio analysis, opinions and licensing.

Mr Jenkins’s practice is particularly tailored to include in-person examiner interviews at the US Patent and Trademark Office. Having conducted over 1,000 examiner interviews, Mr Jenkins is one of the most experienced attorneys in the country with such a practice. This has helped Mr Jenkins obtain patents of increased value for a variety of clients and covering a broad range of technologies, including computer software, computer hardware, business methods, games, complex mechanical systems, military products, survival products and medical device technologies.

Mr Jenkins has been an adjunct law professor for many years, teaching classes directed to practical patent drafting and prosecution. He has also served many years in an ongoing collaboration with the US Patent and Trademark Office. In this capacity, Mr Jenkins helps provide instructions and activities that are directed at informing new examiners about practitioner perspectives that can be utilised to promote efficient and compact prosecution.

Mr Jenkins also spends significant time on pro bono activities that promote diversity in intellectual property, such as the Foundation for Advancement of Diversity in IP Law, in which he is a current trustee and member of the mentoring committee, and the HNBA/VIA Intellectual Property Law Institute programme, in which he has served as a mentor and instructor for many years.

Sample client list

  • Microsoft Corporation

Firm details

Workman Nydegger
Suite 1000
60 East South Temple
Salt Lake City UT 84111
United States

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