Jonathan R. King

2137 Tasker Street
Philadelphia, Pa. 19145

Employment History

Blank Rome, L.L.P.Philadelphia, Pa.
Patent Attorney 6/13 – present
• Draft and prosecute patent applications for electrical engineering and software innovations
• Develop and manage global patent portfolios
• Communicate directly with clients and inventors to ensure complete disclosure and broad claim scope
• Supervise and review work product of junior associates

Nixon & Vanderhye, P.C.Arlington, Va.
Patent Attorney 9/12 – 4/13
• Drafted and prosecuted patent applications for electrical engineering and software innovations

Sughrue Mion, P.L.L.C.Washington, D.C.
Patent Attorney 2/12 - 9/12
• Drafted and prosecuted patent applications for electrical engineering and software innovations

U.S. Patent and Trademark Office Alexandria, Va.
Patent Examiner 9/10 – 2/12
• Examined patent applications for displays, touch screens, and graphical user interfaces

Law Office of Jonathan R. King Philadelphia, Pa.
Attorney until March, 2010; Patent Attorney thereafter 9/06 – 9/10
• Owned/operated general practice firm representing individuals and small businesses

Gordon & Ashworth, P.C. Bala Cynwyd, Pa.
Law Clerk until November, 2005; Associate thereafter 11/04 – 9/06
• Represented individuals and small businesses for a general practice firm


Temple University Beasley School of Law Philadelphia, Pa.
Juris Doctorate 2002 – 2005
• Top third of graduating class; 3.1 GPA; Dean’s List: Fall, 2003, and Spring, 2005
• Andrew Bralow Scholarship for commitment to public service; Law Faculty Scholarship
• Distinguished class performance in oral advocacy, criminal law, constitutional law, and trial advocacy

Catholic University School of Engineering Washington, D.C.
Bachelor of Electrical Engineering 1998 – 2002
• Top electrical engineering student in the 2002 graduating class; 3.5 GPA
• George McDuffie Award for achievement in electrical engineering; Tau Beta Pi (engineering honor society)
• Regis Boyle Award for contribution to collegiate journalism; Phi Eta Sigma (freshman honor society)

Published Op-Ed Commentary

• "A bad sign for neighborhoods," The Philadelphia Inquirer 9/9/11
• "Pop goes positive," The Baltimore Sun 5/2/04
• "Two views of a conference in New Hope," The Philadelphia Inquirer 12/27/97

Bar Admissions

• U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, 2010
• Pennsylvania, 2005
• District of Columbia, 2013