Michael D. Jones, Ph.D.

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EDUCATION
  • J.D., cum laude, Lewis & Clark Law School, 1997
  • Ph.D., Applied Physics, Oregon Graduate Institute, 1980
  • A.M., Physics, Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri, 1974
  • A.B., Physics, Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri, 1972
BAR ADMISSIONS
  • Oregon, 1997
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (Reg. No. 41,879
YEAR JOINED FIRM

1996

 


PRACTICE AREA OVERVIEW

Dr. Jones’ practice focuses on the preparation and prosecution of patent applications. Dr. Jones served as Klarquist’s managing partner in 2014 and 2015.

TECHNICAL EXPERTISE

Dr. Jones’ practice is focused in the fields of optics, electronics, semiconductor device design and processing, cryptography, computer software and hardware, wireless and lightwave communications, and electro-mechanical technologies.

PRIOR PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Principal Physicist, Tektronix, Inc., Beaverton, Oregon. Dr. Jones has fifteen years of experience in product design and development in a variety of technologies including lightwave communications, fiber optics, signal processing, liquid crystal devices, lasers, electro-optics, nonlinear optics, electron optics, optical system design, chemical sensors, signal processing, and high speed electronic systems.

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES
  • Past President, Columbia Section, Optical Society of America
  • Served as Adjunct Professor, Portland State University and the Oregon Graduate Institute
PRESENTATIONS AND PUBLICATIONS
  • Co-inventor on five patents and co-author of twelve papers