Jonathan L. Kennedy Joins Membership at McKee, Voorhees & Sease PLC

Effective January 1, 2019, Intellectual Property Attorney, Jonathan L. Kennedy will become an official Member of McKee, Voorhees & Sease, PLC (MVS).

Jonathan began his career at MVS in September of 2012. His practice has spanned intellectual property law, including, with transactional and litigation work in patents, trademarks, copyrights, and trade secrets. Since then, Jonathan has focused his practice in patent prosecution and intellectual property litigation. He has represented a wide-variety of clients including Fortune 500 companies, universities, start-ups, and individual inventors. Jonathan's patent practice focuses on inventions related to chemistry, nanotechnology, and materials science. Example industries that he routinely prepares and prosecutes patent applications in include the energy, medical, and cleaning industries.

Adding to his background is a Master's degree in Bioethics where he focused his research and writing on the ethics of technological regulation at the federal level. During law school, Jonathan was Research Editor for Volume 60 of Drake Law Review, served as a junior staff member of Drake Law Review, was Vice President of Drake Law School's Intellectual Property Law Society, was a member of Drake Law School's Intellectual Property Moot Court Team, and was a Research Assistant to Visiting Professor Miguel Schor. He had the honor of publishing his student note addressing a federal circuit split relating to copyright registration timing in Volume 60 of Drake Law Review.

He is the Chair of the Iowa State Bar Association IP Section Council (2017 - 2019) and is Division Chair for the American Chemical Society's Division of Chemistry and the Law (2018). Jonathan has been recognized by Best Lawyers in 2018 and 2019 for his work in the trademark law specialty.

For more information, contact Cassandra Kotek, Marketing Director, at 515-288-3667.



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