Jonathan is a registered patent attorney with over 15 years of experience developing and managing the domestic and worldwide patent portfolios of high-tech Fortune 500 companies. Together with his colleague, Bryan Hanks, he manages a distinguished team of more than 30 registered patent attorneys, patent agents/engineers, and patent paralegals, representing some of the largest and most recognizable companies in the world.

Jonathan has prepared and successfully prosecuted thousands of patent applications throughout his career, primarily in the electrical, electro-mechanical, and computer engineering fields. He has also frequently counseled clients in other aspects of intellectual property law, including litigation, licensing, and opinion work, as well as due-diligence examinations, copyrights, trademarks, and patent reexamination proceedings.

Jonathan is a five-time recipient of the “Rising Star” designation by Super Lawyers and has been named as a “Legal Elite” by Utah Business Magazine. He has also been nationally recognized as one of America’s Top Patent Prosecutors by Patent Research Review. In its 2020 edition, IAM highlighted Jonat...

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Salt Lake CityPalo Alto

Jonathan R. Lee


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U.S. Patent & Trademark Office


George Washington University School of Law, J.D.
George Washington Merit Scholar
Brigham Young University, B.S., Electronics Engineering Technology
Engineering Dept. Merit Scholar

Prior Law Firm Experience

Holland & Hart, LLP

Practice Areas