Jundong Ma | Elance
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Jundong Ma

Result-Oriented Patent Lawyer & Expert Searcher
   United States
  |   Riverdale Park, MD
  |  7:03 pm Local Time


JDM Patent Law PLLC focuses on providing world-class patent services. The firm's client base includes entrepreneurs and start-ups as well as established companies. J.D. Ma, the principal of the firm, is a registered patent attorney specializing in providing high-quality patent prosecution, patent search and patent drafting services. Besides world-class legal expertise, Mr. Ma's strength also lies in his in-depth domain knowledge in electrical and computer arts which he gained during his 12 year industrial experience as a computer engineer prior to he became a patent attorney. Mr. Ma managed to deliver over 100 issued patents for clients through substantive prosecution and managed to uncover knockout prior art references for clients through expert patent searches. Mr. Ma takes great pride in quality of his work, as he is willing to go the extra mile to cover all the bases and get results for clients.
Service Description
-preparing/drafting/filing provisional, non-provisional and PCT applications
-expert patent searching (novelty, validity, infringement, and freedom-to-operate)
-rendering legal opinions (freedom-to-operate, patentability)
-preparing substantive response/amendment responding to office actions, appeal brief, reply brief, 5-page argument submitted with pre-appeal brief conference request, and conducting examiner interviews
-negotiating and drafting patent licensing agreement
-client counseling

Past experiences and achievements

-prosecuted hundreds of patent applications in electrical and computer arts
-managed to deliver over 100 issued patents through substantive prosecution
-conducted hundreds of expert patent searching
-managed to discover many knockout references
-skilled in utilizing Examiner Interviews to help client get patents

U.S. Patent & Trademark Office
Registered Patent Attorney
Awarded: 2008
Virginia State Bar
Licensed Attorney
Awarded: 2007
George Mason University School of Law
Juris Doctor
2003 - 2007
Brigham Young University
B.S. in Computer & Electrical Engineering
1991 - 1994
Roylance, Abrams, Berdo & Goodman LLP
Patent Attorney
2008 - 2012
Roylance, Abrams, Berdo & Goodman LLP
Patent Associate
2007 - 2008
Kramer & Amado P.C.
Patent Law Clerk
2006 - 2007
Engineering, Financial and Video Game Firms
Computer Engineer
1994 - 2006
Before becoming a patent attorney, I worked 12 years for various firms as a computer engineer/consultant in user interface, video games, embedded systems, computer security (PKI-based), client-server-based applications, computer networking, bioinformatics, financial software, relational databases, object-to-relational mapping and etc. Firms that I worked or consulted for during my engineer career include Lockheed Martin, EBay, Bio-Rad, Arcot, Liberty Brokerage, SmartServ Online, Equitable Insurance, Dow Jones and Sculptured Software.
Payment Terms
For project work, the firm requires that escrow be funded before work is commenced . For patent filings, the firm requires that filing fees be paid (preferably via paypal) prior to each filing.
Jundong Ma | Elance

Jundong Ma