COJK Welcomes Three New Attorneys

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  • COJK Firm
  • March 14, 2019

COJK is pleased to announce the addition of three new attorneys to the firm. COJK welcomes patent attorney Jennifer L. Junkin to the firm’s mechanical patent practice group, and litigation attorneys Jeffrey E. Danley and Jon T. Self, Ph.D. to the firm’s litigation practice group.

Jennifer L. Junkin focuses her practice in the drafting and prosecution of U.S. and foreign patent applications in the mechanical arts.  Her practice includes IP due diligence, portfolio management, and freedom to operate and infringement opinions. Her areas of representative technologies include aerospace, cybersecurity, computer methods, engine components, industrial equipment, exhaust gas recirculation systems, and online gaming. Prior to becoming an attorney, Jennifer was an engineer at Pratt & Whitney, where she worked with gas turbine engines.  She received her B.S. in mechanical engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute, and her J.D. from Suffolk University School of Law.

Jeffrey E. Danley specializes in IP enforcement, defense and litigation matters across all industry groups.  He has significant experience in all phases of litigation, as well as experience in handling appellate matters.  His practice extends to patent prosecution, with expertise in electrical engineering and computer science matters.  Jeff received his B.S. in electrical engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology, his M.S. in electrical engineering from the University of California, Berkeley, and his J.D. from University of California, Berkeley School of Law.

Jon T. Self, Ph.D., focuses his practice in patent litigation, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office trials, and strategic counseling in the fields of biologics, pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, chemicals, medical devices, nanotechnology, and clean energy. Jon is fluent in both German and Japanese, and enjoys putting this knowledge to use assisting clients in all stages of litigation.  He received his B.A. in chemistry from Ouachita Baptist University, his M.A. in foreign language education (Japanese) from the University of Texas Graduate School, his Ph.D. in cell and molecular biology from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, and his J.D. from the University of Texas School of Law.  Jon also earned an LL.M. degree in international law from the University of Nottingham, Great Britain, and participated in Japanese study programs at Nanzan University and Seinan Gakuin University in Japan.

“We are excited to welcome these three talented attorneys to the firm,” said John Denkenberger, co-managing member of COJK.  “Each will contribute greatly to the continued growth and strength of the firm, as well as further diversifying our ability to meet our clients’ needs across a broad spectrum of technologies.”

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