Jonathan Kidney, of counsel at TechLaw, LLP, specializes in representing hi-technology clients in the electrical sciences. Jonathan graduated from Clemson University with a B.S.E.E. in 1984 and a M.S.E.E. in 1992, focusing on computational electromagnetics. He received his J.D. degree from George Mason University in 1999.
- George Mason University, School of Law (J.D 1999.)
- Clemson University (B.S.E.E. in 1984); (M.S.E.E. 1992)
- Patent Protection
- Wireless Technology
- District of Columbia
- Federal Circuit Court of Appeals
- U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
Mr. Kidney's Professional Profile
He has advised FORTUNE 100 clients in a wide variety of technologies including wireless systems, antenna design, radar, computer networking, software/business methods, micro-fuel cells, MEMS, semiconductors, electromagnetic and mechanical devices. He is well versed in the procedures of the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office and has assisted his clients in infringement analysis, due diligence, portfolio valuation and trademark/trade dress/copyright-based product protection strategies.
Prior to Mr. Kidney’s entry into the legal profession, he enjoyed over 12 years of experience in such diverse fields as: a software/algorithm engineer programming in Unix, Fortran, Ada, C, C++, Java for analyzing spacecraft antennas with the Naval Research Laboratory in Washington, D.C.; as an oil field logging engineer conducting off-shore open-hole measurements using proprietary radioactive-sonic-mechanical-electromagnetic measurement tools with Schlumberger in Louisiana; as a radar/RADHAZ/EMI project engineer with the U.S. Navy’s SPAWAR division in South Carolina; as an adjunct professor at Tri-County College in South Carolina; and a high school math and science teacher in Kiev, Ukraine.