Jennifer practices in the area of intellectual property law, including patents, trademarks and copyrights and represents clients before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and advises commercial and manufacturing clients. Jennifer handles IP matters for clients that range from start-up businesses to multinational corporations as well as university clients, which include preparing and securing U.S. and foreign patents and trademarks. Her IP experience spans a wide variety of fields such as photopolymers, semiconductors, plating chemicals and processes, precision machinery, stepper motors, organic chemistry, bulk metallic glass, mechanical devices, and network transformers.
Prior to joining Carmody, Jennifer spent three years as a Patent Examiner at the United States Patent and Trademark Office and six years as an engineer providing standards for development for the Environmental Protection Agency under the Clean Air Act and the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act.
American Bar Association
Connecticut Bar Association
Waterbury Bar Association
American Intellectual Property Law Association
Best Lawyers® – Patent Law, 2023-2024
Drafted patents for a multinational chemical company.
Drafted complex patents in the areas of physics, engineering and material science for a university client.
Successfully convinced the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office to reexamine the validity of patents belonging to a client’s competitor.
Persuaded the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office Board of Patent Appeals and Interferences to reverse the findings of an examiner, which resulted in the granting of a valuable patent to a client.
Prosecuted a reissue application to broaden the scope of a client’s patent.