Keith A. Jones

Keith A. Jones

Practice Areas
  • Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, BS, Information Technology
  • Rutgers University, Juris Doctor
Bar Admissions
  • New Jersey, 2010
  • U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey, 2010
  • New York, 2011
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, 2011
  • Pennsylvania, 2012
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, 2014
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, 2015

Keith A. Jones Associate

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Keith Jones’s practice focuses on patent, copyright, trademark, unfair competition, and trade secret litigation and the preparation and prosecution of patent applications. 

Keith has litigated cases involving many technologies and industries, such as Internet technologies, silicon processing, LCD displays, printing presses, solar panel support structures, medical products, electronic commerce, and other software. His focus in patent prosecution is on the electrical and computing related arts.

Prior to starting his career with Panitch Schwarze Belisario & Nadel LLP, Keith was a research assistant at Rutgers University School of Law in Camden, New Jersey. Before this, he was a student volunteer with Rutgers’ Domestic Violence Project providing legal information to victims of domestic violence to enable them to make informed decisions regarding their pursuit of restraining orders.

Keith is a member of the Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and New York bars and is admitted to practice before the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office. He also is admitted to practice before the U.S. District Courts in the District of New Jersey and Eastern District of Pennsylvania and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.

Keith received his bachelor’s degree in Information Technology from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, with a concentration in communications and networking technologies. He then received his law degree from the Rutgers University School of Law at Camden, where he was a member of the Intellectual Property Law Society and president of the ice hockey team.


  • PIPLA, Board of Governors, 2016 – 2017

Articles & Presentations

Corporate Counsel Publishes Panitch Schwarze Attorneys’ Article on Venue // February 23, 2017
Panitch Schwarze partner John D. Simmons, along with associate Keith A. Jones, wrote an article entitled, “Is Change on the Way for Patent Litigation Rules?”  Read more

Panitch Schwarze Attorneys to Help Govern Philadelphia IP Law Association // October 11, 2016
The Philadelphia intellectual property law firm Panitch Schwarze Belisario & Nadel is proud to announce that two of its attorneys have been elected to leadership roles in the Philadelphia Intellectual Property Law Association (PIPLA) for the 2016 – 2017 program year. John D. Simmons will serve as President-Elect and Keith A. Jones will serve on the Board of Governors. Read more


January 10, 2017
Top IP Cases to Watch in 2017
By Keith A. Jones, Esq. As 2017 gets underway, here are the top intellectual property lawsuits and legal disputes that we are watching. SCA Hygiene Products AB et al. v. First Quality Baby Products LLC The Supreme Court has agreed to hear this case to decide whether laches will remain a defense available to patent... Read more

Get To Know

In his free time, Mr. Jones enjoys many outdoor activities including golf, soccer, and skiing. He is also an accomplished musician, writing and performing music along with playing the bass guitar and guitar.

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