Jeremy M. Dukmen

Associate

Seattle
T +1.206-332-1102
F +1.206.624.7317

Overview

Jeremy Dukmen focuses his practice on patent procurement in the medical device industry, having drafted and prosecuted U.S. and foreign patent applications, and he has participated in several re-examination proceedings. Jeremy handles complex patent families with complicated relationships and has additional experience in drafting and prosecuting applications related to other mechanical technologies, as well as patent litigation experience related to wireless cellphone technology.

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  • Works with a multinational medical device company in various technological areas, including the spine, trauma and craniomaxillofacial divisions. Provides patent procurement services, freedom-to-operate assessments, analysis of patent portfolios in view of client and competitor commercial products, and drafting and prosecution of claim language to cover both client and competitor commercial products.
  • Analyzed intelligence on targeted commercial products and prosecuted multiple applications related to obtaining protection and coverage. Prosecuted multiple Track One priority applications, resulting in the identification of allowable subject matter within one year of the filing date of the application.
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Experience

  • Works with a multinational medical device company in various technological areas, including the spine, trauma and craniomaxillofacial divisions. Provides patent procurement services, freedom-to-operate assessments, analysis of patent portfolios in view of client and competitor commercial products, and drafting and prosecution of claim language to cover both client and competitor commercial products.
  • Analyzed intelligence on targeted commercial products and prosecuted multiple applications related to obtaining protection and coverage. Prosecuted multiple Track One priority applications, resulting in the identification of allowable subject matter within one year of the filing date of the application.
  • Works with a medium-size U.S. manufacturing company relating to its technologies, including defensive barricades deployed by branches of the U.S. military. Advised in-house counsel on strategies for acquiring a patent portfolio that provides value as a business tool, protecting the client's commercial products while preventing competitors from copying those commercial products.
  • Represented a patentee of wireless location technology in an infringement action that was affirmed in 2010 by the Federal Circuit, maintaining a mid-eight-figure award, counsel fees and an injunction.

Recognitions and Memberships

Memberships

  • Philadelphia Intellectual Property Law Association

Prior Positions

  • Plastic Extrusion Plant: Engineer

Admissions

  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, Registration No. 64,884
  • Pennsylvania
  • [Not admitted in Washington]

Education

  • J.D., Villanova University School of Law, 2008, cum laude
  • B.S., Mechanical Engineering, Lafayette College, 2005, magna cum laude