Jonathan G. Lombardo

Counsel

Philadelphia
T +1.215.564.8989

Overview

Jonathan Lombardo focuses his practice on patent prosecution in the electrical and computer fields, patent portfolio offensive review work in support of litigation, intellectual property due diligence and intellectual property audit. His areas of concentration include wireless technologies, communications networks, video processing, computer software, machine learning and Web 3.0 related technologies.

His prior experience as an engineer gives Jonathan unique insight into helping facilitate client goals in his practice. Clients value his grasp of electrical and wireless technologies, seen in the counsel he offers companies that are steeped in technologies related to the 3GPP and IEEE standards, among others. Jonathan’s interest in technical fields and his attention to detail guide him in understanding the key aspects of an inventor’s work and assisting the client’s patent counsel in portfolio development.

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  • Member of a team that represents one of the nation’s largest media companies. Handles drafting and prosecuting patent applications, providing counsel on filing decisions and portfolio evaluation and due diligence.
  • Counsels a developer of wireless technologies. Handles key cases in their 3GPP, IEEE and IoT portfolios.
  • Guided start-ups with computer software and business method-related patent applications.
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Experience

  • Member of a team that represents one of the nation’s largest media companies. Handles drafting and prosecuting patent applications, providing counsel on filing decisions and portfolio evaluation and due diligence.
  • Counsels a developer of wireless technologies. Handles key cases in their 3GPP, IEEE and IoT portfolios.
  • Guided start-ups with computer software and business method-related patent applications.
  • Assisted company that produced light-emitting diode technology, aiding with patent filings and management of its burgeoning portfolio.
  • Served as Systems Engineer at L-3 Communications for its integrated telephone and radio communications system, working on system architecture design, system testing, ensuring requirement compliance, and evaluating subcontractor proposals.

Recognitions and Memberships

Recognitions

  • The Best Lawyers in America® (2019 to Present)
    • Pennsylvania: Patent Law
  • Pennsylvania Super Lawyers "Rising Star" (2018, 2020 to 2022)

Memberships

  • University of Pennsylvania Engineering Alumni Society Board: Vice President

Pro Bono

  • Served on a case assigned from the Pro Se Prisoner Civil Rights Panel Program of U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania. As co-counsel, negotiated a successful settlement for an inmate’s failure to protect from attack claim.

Prior Positions

  • L-3 Communications: Systems Engineer (2003 to 2009)

Admissions

  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, Registration No. 71,734
  • Pennsylvania

Education

  • J.D., Villanova University School of Law, 2012; American Intellectual Property Law Education Foundation: Jan Jancin Award; Jeffrey S. Moorad Sports Law Journal: Associate Editor
  • B.S.E., Systems Science and Engineering, University of Pennsylvania, 2003