Patrick Jewik's practice focuses on building strategic patent portfolios for clients, helping clients reduce the risk of patent infringement, and fintech. He has performed freedom to operate studies, assisted with strategic patent acquisitions, and participated in multi-patent licensing negotiations for his clients.

Mr. Jewik has also prepared and prosecuted patent applications in a number of different technologies including semiconductors, medical devices, bioinformatics, business methods, computer software and hardware, chemical compositions, and chemical and biological diagnostic systems. He has successfully prosecuted both inter partes and ex parte reexamination applications and reissue patent applications, and has had many of his prosecuted patents litigated. He has also obtained numerous patents for his clients in less than one year using the U.S.P.T.O.'s accelerated examination and prioritized examination processes.

Mr. Jewik also worked as a patent examiner at the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) where he examined patent applications directed to superconductors, semiconductors, electroluminescent devices and materials, and circuit boards.

Prior to entering the field of law, Mr. Jewik worked as a process and co-op engineer at IBM Corporation, where he worked in semiconductor manufacturing, circuit board manufacturing and high density magnetic disk research.

Mr. Jewik frequently writes and speaks on different topics in the law. He was recommended by Legal 500 US for Patent Prosecution in 2015 and the three years immediately preceding. Mr. Jewik was also recognized as an "IP Star" in 2017 and the four years immediately preceding by Managing Intellectual Property magazine.


  • University of Houston Law Center, J.D. (1993)
  • University of Illinois, B.S., Chemical Engineering (1989)
    with distinction

Bar Admissions

  • California (1996)
  • District of Columbia


  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (1997)

Who We Are

What fully engaged means to me:

Being fully engaged means that I advise the client as if the client's business is my own.

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San Francisco, CA, 94111
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Patrick R. Jewik

Experience Highlights

Accelerated Examination
Represented numerous clients to obtain patents in the PTO's accelerated examination process to obtain patents in about one year or less concerning more
Inter partes re-examination for patentee of a security device
Represented the patentee of a patent directed to a security device for electronic equipment in an inter partes re-examination proceeding more
Value extraction from pending patent applications
Expanded the claims in a pending patent portfolio for computer physical security devices for a consumer products company, where such claims were more
Inter partes re-examination for equipment manufacturer
Represented an analytics equipment manufacturer as a third party requester in an inter partes re-examination proceeding to invalidate more