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Jonathan Marina



  • J.D., Duke University School of Law, 2012
  • B.S., Applied Physics, California Institute of Technology, 2008, with honors
  • California
  • United States Patent and Trademark Office
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Jonathan Marina is an associate in the Intellectual Property Practice Group in the firm's San Diego (Del Mar) office.

Areas of Practice

Jonathan Marina’s practice focuses on patent prosecution, litigation, and counseling. Mr. Marina has prosecuted U.S. and foreign patent applications across many fields including digital communications systems, medical devices, gaming peripherals, computer software, and business methods. Mr. Marina has also worked on a variety of litigation matters, performing non-infringement and invalidity analyses.

Prior to attending law school, Mr. Marina worked as an antenna engineer for ITT systems, a subcontractor of NASA, where he modernized software and hardware that tracks the deformation of a hydrostatic bearing supporting a 70 meter NASA antenna. Mr. Marina successfully tested the software and hardware on Goldstone Observatory’s 70 meter antenna before delivering it to the Canberra and Madrid Deep Space Communication Complexes for use in their 70 meter antennas.

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