Rebecca A. Jansen
“I find it rewarding to be able to successfully navigate the unique prosecution process for a given patent application, resulting in the optimal outcome for our client.”

Rebecca A. JansenTechnical Writer/Patent Scientist

San Luis Obispo
100 Cross Street
Suite 203A
San Luis Obispo, CA 93401VCard
805.548.1800 
805.980.3483 fax
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Education

M.S., Structural Engineering, Northwestern University, 1993B.S., Civil Engineering, Johns Hopkins University, 1992Registered Professional Civil Engineer, State of CaliforniaRegistered Professional Structural Engineer, Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Technical Areas

Rebecca A. Jansen joined Fitch Even in 2013 as a technical writer/patent scientist in the firm’s San Luis Obispo office. She assists clients with patent application preparation and prosecution, including analyzing prior art; conducting patentability searches; writing patent specifications and claims; preparing continuation, divisional, and continuation-in-part patent applications; and preparing application amendments and responses to USPTO actions.

Becky serves clients in areas such as computer software and hardware, electronics, environmental engineering, material science, and mechanical engineering. Her work is informed by over 10 years of experience as a practicing structural engineer, specializing in steel and concrete construction. Prior to joining Fitch Even, Becky taught structural and civil engineering courses as a member of the adjunct faculty in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and the Department of Architectural Engineering at California Polytechnic State University (Cal Poly) in San Luis Obispo.

Becky is licensed as a professional civil engineer in California and a professional structural engineer in Massachusetts.






Assisted with preparation and prosecution of U.S. patent applications directed to multimedia and Internet technologies for a leading global electronics company.

Assisted with preparation and prosecution of U.S. patent applications directed to firearm technologies for a firearm parts manufacturer.

Assisted with preparation and prosecution of U.S. patent applications directed to artificial intelligence technologies for a privately held Internet technology company.

Assisted with preparation and prosecution of U.S. patent applications directed to robotics for an inventor.

Assisted with preparation and prosecution of multiple U.S. patent applications directed to medical technologies for two individual inventors.
  • Member, Construction Board of Appeals, City of San Luis Obispo

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