Jacob M. Ward
Registered United States Patent Attorney
Registered Canadian Patent Agent, Non-Resident
Registered United States Patent Attorney.
Experience & Credentials - Jacob M. Ward, Esq.
Jan. 2017 – Present   Ward Law Office LLC     Tiffin, Ohio

Partner and Registered Patent Attorney

· Preparation and prosecution of patent applications in various technical arts, including the mechanical, chemical, and material, arts.

. Specific examples of technology experience includes:
        - Fuel Cell Technology;
        - Coatings and Ink Products;
        - Robotics and Robot Systems; 
        - Elevator Systems; 
        - Hospital Systems and Medical Devices;
        - Battery Technology;
        - Business Methods; 
        - Nutraceutical and Pharmaceutical Compositions and Methods; 
        - Solar Power Technology; and
        - Automotive Products (Rubber, Plastics, Metals) and Processes.

· Preparation of legal opinions with respect to patentability, infringement and freedom to practice.


Oct. 2006 –Dec. 2016   Fraser, Clemens, Martin & Miller LLC     Perrysburg, Ohio

Partner and Registered Patent Attorney

· Preparation and prosecution of patent applications in various technical arts, including the mechanical, chemical, and material, arts.

· Preparation of legal opinions with respect to patentability, infringement and freedom to practice.

Aug. 2005 – Oct. 2006    Harness, Dickey & Pierce PLC    Troy, Michigan

Associate Attorney

· Prepared and prosecuted patent applications in various technical arts, including the mechanical, chemical, material, biotech, and pharmaceutical arts.

· Assisted in preparation of legal opinions, including the areas of patentability, patent infringement and freedom to practice.

Feb. 2000 – May 2005    Cooper Tire & Rubber Co.     Findlay, Ohio

Compound Development – Materials Chemist

· Developed and specified the rubber compound formulations used in all compounds for all Cooper Tire Division product lines.

· Researched and assessed new material technology and test equipment in relation to the tire and rubber industry.

Licensure

· Admitted to practice before the courts of the State of Michigan and registered to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office.

Education

Aug. 2001 – May 2005    University of Toledo     Toledo, Ohio

· Juris Doctor, College of Law, cum laude

- Independent Research:  Review of Chinese Intellectual Property Law Applicable to the Tire & Rubber Industry.

Aug. 1996 – Dec. 1999    University of Dayton    Dayton, Ohio

- Bachelor of Science. Biochemistry, Department of Chemistry,

- Publication:  Chmielewski, J., Haun, M., Topmiller, K., Ward, J. and Church, K.; Amino-thiocyanation of electron rich olefins as an efficient purine and pyrimidine N-alkylation process., Synthetic Commun., 2002, 32(3).