In its 2022 edition, IAM Patent 1000 has again ranked Jones Robb as a leading patent prosecution firm in the DC Metro area. In its review of the firm, IAM remarked that Jones Robb “has hit upon a magic formula as a patent prosecution and counselling boutique, and garners excellent reviews from the market.”

Clients interviewed by the publication praise various facets of the firm’s experience, attorneys, collaboration, leadership, and diversity. One client commented, “I was drawn to Jones Robb because of its expertise, experience and professionalism and, over time, have come to rely on it for the highest-quality IP work . . . . The lawyers there are approachable and really listen to inventors, asking excellent questions to probe deeper into an innovation’s key differentiators, while helping them to understand IP law . . . . Overall, it is the best IP firm I’ve ever worked with. I also celebrate their leadership role in strengthening and expanding women’s business enterprise.” Another client highlighted their record of success when using Jones Robb as patent counsel, remarking, “When we use Jones Robb we almost always win. . . . [The firm] undertook a special project for us as part of a brainstorming exercise to maximise the overall IP position of the company, and they rose to the challenge with flying colours and did so under budget.”

In addition to the firm’s overall recognition, each of Jones Robb’s partners, Elizabeth Burke, Susanne Jones, and Kevin Robb, was recognized as a leading patent practitioner in the DC metro area. Elizabeth was touted for her ability “to protect subtle but key aspects of innovations” and obtaining “patents [that] serve as exceptionally strong foundations for business growth.” Susanne was praised as someone who “cares deeply about quality and is talented, experienced, bright and creative” and “has a really good business head on her shoulders and delivers commercially focused and practical advice.” Kevin shined as a practitioner “brilliant on software-enabled technologies” with “excellent judgement when it comes to prosecution strategy.”

“Selection by IAM Patent 1000 as a leading patent prosecution firm for a seventh consecutive year is an honor. We are pleased that our clients feel confident relying on us to provide excellent service and outcomes. Every member of our team works hard to provide exceptional value to our clients and meet their patent needs,” says Susanne T. Jones, Jones Robb’s Founding and Managing partner.

About Jones Robb, PLLC

Headquartered just outside of Washington, D.C., Jones Robb, PLLC is a boutique IP law firm specializing in patent legal services including patent preparation and prosecution, portfolio management, industrial design, infringement and validity analyses, post-grant proceedings, and licensing. The firm focuses on delivering exceptional quality through a customized and cost-effective service. Clients benefit from receiving the quality and experience of a large law firm with small firm agility and flexibility. All Jones Robb attorneys are registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and many have advanced technical degrees as well as experience as patent examiners, in-house counsel, or with a large law firm. Jones Robb, PLLC has been a WBENC-certified law firm for the past thirteen years.

About the “IAM Patent 1000

“The IAM Patent 1000 shines a spotlight on the firms and individuals that are deemed outstanding in this pivotal area of practice.” The selection process includes interviews with more than 1,800 attorneys and in-house counsel and, according to IAM Patent 1000 research editor Nicholas Richardson, “Only those individuals identified by market sources for their exceptional skill sets and profound insights into patent matters feature in the IAM Patent 1000. . . . Firms qualify for a listing on the basis of their depth of expertise, market presence and the level of work on which they are typically engaged.” More information can be found here.