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Jennifer A. Wilson is an experienced patent agent who focuses on the representation of high technology clients in connection with patent prosecution in the electric and mechanical fields. She prosecutes domestic and international patent applications in a range of technologies including computer/business methods, semiconductors, computer architecture, wireless technologies, blockchain and distributed ledger technologies, e-commerce, targeted advertising, complex financial instruments and systems, and credit/debit card processing products.

Prior to joining Panitch Schwarze, Jennifer was a patent agent at two large-scale law firms where she drafted and prosecuted domestic and international patent applications in a range of technologies including image processing devices/systems, vehicle control systems, medical imaging devices/systems, biomedical engineering, automotive and medical device technologies.

Early in her career, Jennifer served as a patent examiner for the United States Patent and Trademark Office within its electrical division. As an examiner, Jennifer reviewed U.S. and international patent applications in a wide range of technologies, including transformers, capacitors, inductors, converters, integrated circuits, semiconductors, electrical switches, and ignition coils.

Jennifer earned a B.S., cum laude, in Theoretical Physics from Edinboro University of Pennsylvania. While earning her undergraduate degree, she conducted research in the Astronomy and Astrophysics Laboratory at the Pennsylvania State University, where she assisted in the development of a double-double pendulum for gravitation wave detectors for the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO) project.  She also conducted research in the areas of non-linear dynamics and chaos in fluids at Ohio State University where she focused on yield stress transition in gas fluidized sand.

Jennifer has also been recognized by IP Toolworks in their publication, “Celebrating Excellence: Women Patent Prosecutors with Remarkable Track Records in 101,” as one of the top female patent prosecutors in the country with the highest performance in overcoming 101 rejections.


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