Of Counsel Patent Attorney
J.D. Houvener is a Registered USPTO Patent Attorney who is passionate about protecting the intellectual property for start-ups and entrepreneurs. He is the founder of BOLD IP, an intellectual property firm based out of Washington. In 2017 J.D. and his firm began associating with Odgers Law Group as Of Counsel for our Intellectual Property Practice. J.D. brings with him a wealth of technical knowledge from his background working as an engineer in the aerospace industry. This experience allows J.D. to recognize and implement strategies to help clients protect their assets and limit their liability all while being able to fully leverage opportunities.
J.D. is well versed in submitting basic and complex patent applications, conducting patentability searches, office actions, infringement opinion, and post-grant actions. In addition J.D. regulary consults on patent strategy and portfolio management. consulting on patent. Some key areas of the patent prosecution practice are patentability searches, patent applications, office actions, infringement opinions, post-grant actions and consultation on patent strategy and portfolio management.
J.D.’s passion for business and technology started well before he began his legal career. J.D. worked as an engineer at Boeing for nearly 10 years. J.D. spent his time at Boeing in payloads design, regulatory compliance, systems integration and project management on the new 787 airplane. J.D. brings this experience earned at the cutting edge of technology to his clients by recognizing the complexities and subtleties of the problems being solved today.