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Jennifer A. Wilson

Jennifer A. Wilson

Patent Agent

Alexandria, VA

Jennifer Wilson is a patent agent in Buchanan's Intellectual Property section. Her practice focuses on the representation of high-technology clients in connection with patent prosecution in the electrical and mechanical fields. She prosecutes domestic and international patent applications in a range of technologies including computer/business methods, semiconductors, computer architecture and wireless technologies.

Prior to joining Buchanan, Jennifer was a patent agent in the Virginia office of a large-scale law firm where she drafted and prosecuted domestic and international patent applications involving electrical, electromechanical, biomedical engineering, automotive and medical device technologies.

Early in her career, Jennifer served as a patent examiner for the United States Patent and Trademark Office within its electrical division. As an examiner, Jennifer reviewed U.S. and international patent applications in a wide range of technologies, including transformers, capacitors, inductors, converters, integrated circuits, semiconductors, electrical switches and ignition coils.

Jennifer earned a B.S. cum laude, in Theoretical Physics from Edinboro University of Pennsylvania. While earning her undergraduate degree, she conducted research in the Astronomy and Astrophysics Laboratory at the Pennsylvania State University, where she assisted in the development of a double pendulum for gravitation wave detectors for the LIGO (Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory) project. Jennifer has also conducted research in the areas of fluid dynamics at the Ohio State University where she focused on yield stress transition in gas fluidized sand.