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Taffie N. Jones

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Phone: 312-427-1300 | Fax: 312-427-6663

Taffie N. Jones is a patent attorney in the Chicago office of Ladas & Parry.

Taffie’s legal expertise includes over six years’ experience representing both domestic and foreign clients in the areas of patent (and general) litigation, patent preparation and prosecution and trademarks. Her technical expertise covers a broad mix which includes medical devices, biotechnology, chemicals, nanotechnologies, semiconductor/electronic device polymer chemistry, and even simple inventions in the mechanical arts ranging from garage door trim to commode flush geometries/properties.

Prior to joining Ladas and Parry, LLP, she was an associate attorney at another Chicago IP boutique and a general practice firm in Philadelphia. Taffie also garnered six years of industrial experience as a lead analytical chemist for one of our nation’s largest agricultural member-owned cooperatives and fortune 500 company whose core business includes dairy foods, animal feed, soil/seed/crop protection products, and business development services before becoming an attorney.

In her spare time she enjoys stepping and line dance, football, boxing, tennis and is an active volunteer in her neighboring Chicago communities through Chicago Cares and Special Olympics.

Education

Indiana University School of Law (J.D., 2008)
Purdue University (M.S.Chem., 2004)
Xavier University of Louisiana (B.S., 1997)

Practice Areas

Patents
Trademarks
U.S. Litigation
Copyright
Designs

Admissions

Illinois
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office – Registered Patent Attorney

Key Industries

Medical Devices
Biotechnology
Chemicals
Nanotechnologies
Semiconductor/Electronic Devices
Polymer Chemistry

Associations & Organizations

American Bar Association
Special Olympics
Chicago Cares