Jose R. Mata

Patent Attorney
Have computer science degree and experience drafting and prosecuting patent applications in a wide variety of technologies.  Focus is on patent applications for computer-related inventions.  Most services available for negotiated flat fee.  Free initial telephone consultation:  360 606-1419.  Based on a peer review, I received an AV® Preeminent™ Rating, the highest possible rating from Martindale-Hubbell, a well-known publisher of a national lawyer's director.  Review not specific to patent law. 

Member:  American Intellectual Property Law Association, Oregon State Bar Intellectual Property Section, Washington State Bar Intellectual Property Section.

About me

1.   Qualifications: click here.
2.   Writing samples: 
click here.

Based on a peer review, I received an AV® Preeminent™ Rating, the highest possible rating in both legal quality and ethical standards from Martindale-Hubbell, a well-known publisher of a national lawyer's directory.  This is based on general legal ability and ethics and is not specific to patent law.


 My Work Experience in Patent Law

I registered with the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office as a patent attorney.  have about six years full-time equivalent drafting and/or prosecuting patent applications.  I have an M.S. in computer science (3.87 G.P.A.) from Portland State University (2003).  

Although my technical degree is in computer science, I enjoy learning about new technologies and have worked with a variety of different types of inventions.  You can click a link below to see a patent writing sample.

I am now enjoying having my own solo practice.  Below is some of my experience in patent law.

Constellation Law Group PLLC (7/2010 to Present).  Work as independent contractor representing clients of Constellation Law Group, including Intellectual Ventures.

Law Office of Jose R. Mata, Patent Attorney (1/2010 to Present)
I am working exclusively in patent law, including drafting and filing patent applications, responding to patent application rejections by the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office, and offering advice on a variety of patent law areas.  I am providing most of my services for a flat fee that is negotiated at the beginning of a project. 

Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zaffman (4/2006 to 4/2007)
As an associate patent attorney, I drafted patent applications and responses to rejections for the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office.  I worked with a wide variety of technologies, including electrical circuits, computer hardware and software, Internet traffic routing, databases, telecommunications, and mechanical devices. 

Fields IP PS (Contract attorney 11/2003 to 2/2004, Associate attorney 4/2004 to 12/2004)
I prepared drafts of patent applications for high technology clients.  I helped prepare patent applications related to mechanical devices, field programmable gate arrays, and submicron semiconductor device design and fabrication.

Klarquist Sparkman LLP (Contract attorney 7/1999 to 6/2000, Associate attorney 7/2000 to 8/2001)
I primarily provided patent litigation support.  Areas of technology included computer hardware and software, peripheral computer devices, automated memory testing (e.g., BIST), artificial intelligence and distributed operating systems.

My Educational Background

Portland State University:  M.S., Computer Science, March 2003.  GPA:  3.87

University of Santa Clara Law School:  J.D., summa cum laude 1978.

University of Santa Clara:  B.S., Psychology, May, 1973.          

  Writing Samples:

Patent Writing Sample: U.S. Patent 7055187, "Bathing Apparatus with Bathtub and Banister," written on contract for FIELDS IP law firm.  TO VIEW:   CLICK HERE

Response to USPTO Office Action:  I wrote this response to a Patent Office rejection of a patent application.  The application has since issued as a patent.  This response is available for viewing at the USPTO website on Public PAIR.  
TO VIEW:  
CLICK HERE 

Response to USPTO Office Action:  I wrote this response to a Patent Office rejection of a patent application.  The application has since issued as a patent.  This response is available for viewing at the USPTO website on Public PAIR.  
TO VIEW:  
CLICK HERE 
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