Jean M. Tibbetts, Senior Counsel


Jean Tibbetts is a member of the firm's Intellectual Property Group. She counsels clients in global patent portfolio strategy and development, prepares and prosecutes U.S. and foreign patent applications and prepares invalidity and non-infringement opinions. Jean's experience also includes preparing patentability and freedom-to-operate opinions, providing counseling regarding IP issues in commercial and research agreements, negotiating and drafting IP licenses and agreements and providing due diligence analysis.

Jean has prepared patent applications in the fields of:

  • Medical devices including imaging systems and robotic surgical systems
  • Computer software, networks and communication technology
  • Engine design
  • Electronics and circuit design
  • Automotive interior electronics
  • Business methods including financial services
  • Consumer products

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Education and Honors

  • Boston University School of Law (J.D., cum laude, 1998)
  • University of Wisconsin - Madison (B.S., 1994)
    • Major: Electrical Engineering

Bar Admissions

  • Massachusetts
  • Wisconsin

Court Admissions

  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
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