Jennifer V. Suarez
"I find it gratifying to help improve a client’s bottom line by actively pursuing ways to monetize their IP assets, relying on both my legal and technical know-how."

Jennifer V. SuarezAssociate

San Diego
9330 Scranton Road
Suite 350
San Diego, CA 92121VCard
858.552.1311 
858.552.0095 fax
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Education

J.D., Texas Wesleyan University School of Law (now Texas A&M University School of Law), 2012
M.S., Electrical Engineering (Telecommunications Specialty), Southern Methodist University, 2003B.S., Electrical Engineering (Biomedical Specialty), Southern Methodist University, 1997

Services

Technical Areas

Bar & Court Admissions

TexasU.S. Patent and Trademark Office

Jennifer V. Suarez is a registered patent attorney who currently focuses her practice on domestic and international patent preparation and prosecution, primarily in the electrical, mechanical, software, and medical arts. She also counsels clients on strategic development of their IP assets, conducts examiner interviews, and responds to USPTO and PCT office actions.

Jennifer leverages her 17 years of prior experience as an engineer working in corporations spanning multiple disciplines to assist clients with technologies including these:

  • Consumer and commercial electronics
  • Semiconductor devices
  • Computer hardware and software
  • Telecommunications
  • Medical devices
  • Radar and electro-optical communications
  • Server and database administration


Before joining Fitch Even, Jennifer was a patent attorney with an IP law boutique based in Austin, Texas. Prior to earning her law degree, she worked as an electrical engineer in large companies in manufacturing, product research and development, process development, and product acceptance. Jennifer’s work included the development of product procedures, documentation, and standards. She performed system integration and testing of a complex radar system, which involved system operation, fault analysis, and problem troubleshooting and resolution. She also supported the upgrade of old system test sets through reverse engineering and reevaluation of a prior design.

Jennifer’s many years of engineering experience in corporate settings provides her with a deeper comprehension of her clients’ intellectual property issues and challenges.

Jennifer is fluent in Tagalog and is proficient in conversational Spanish.



Recommended and directed prosecution responses to foreign associates in Japan and India.

Prepared and prosecuted foreign and domestic patent applications for a large technology company directed to computer hardware, software, and architecture.

Prepared and prosecuted foreign and domestic patent applications for a large technology company directed to consumer electronics products.

Prosecuted foreign and domestic patent applications for a large wireless telecommunications company directed to telecommunications, semiconductor, and mobile technologies.

Prosecuted domestic patent applications for a financial company directed to financial hardware and software products.

Prosecuted domestic patent applications for multiple small technology companies.


  • American Intellectual Property Law Association
  • Texas Bar College
  • Legal Aid of NorthWest Texas
    • Volunteer Attorney, 2013–14

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