Jonathan R. Raymond

Partner | Patent Attorney (NH Office)

Jonathan is a registered U.S. patent attorney with more than a dozen years of experience and a degree in physics.  His practice focuses on providing patent counseling, drafting, and prosecution services to clients, with a particular focus on developing robust patent portfolios for high-tech companies big and small.  Through the years, Jonathan has helped his clients to secure hundreds of patents both domestic and abroad.

Areas of Practice:

Jonathan's technology areas of practice include:

  • Solid-state lighting components and systems;
  • Optoelectronic devices – LEDs and optical fibers;
  • Wireless (RF, Bluetooth) and light-based communication systems for commercial, residential, and automotive uses;
  • Laser systems;
  • Defense sector technologies, including directed energy and electronic warfare (EW)/countermeasure systems, imaging and video surveillance systems, radar systems, and threat detection and neutralization;
  • Firearms and associated tactical equipment;
  • Integrated circuit (IC) fabrication – semiconductors, transistors, interconnects, capacitors, and memory;
  • Medical devices – laparoscopic, ultrasound, and sterilization;
  • Ionizing radiation detection systems – scintillation materials and detectors;
  • Ceramics and crystals – optical domes and windows and transparent sapphire armors;
  • Mobile computing devices and electronic visual displays (EVDs);
  • Video and 3D graphics processing;
  • Mechanical devices;
  • Electronics;
  • Cementitious and fly ash-based materials; and
  • Wastewater treatment systems.

Bar Admissions:


  • J.D., University of New Hampshire School of Law (formerly Franklin Pierce Law Center), Concord, NH (May 2009)
  • B.A., Physics, summa cum laude, with University Honors in Major Designation, University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH (May 2005)
    • Honors Physics Thesis: "Detection of Molecular Species by Surface-Plasmon-Coupled Emission" (Dec. 2004)

Community/Professional Involvement:

  • IDEA®: The Intellectual Property Law Review – Board Member and Notes & Comments Editor (2008–2009); Editor (2007–2008)
  • Program presenter at Arthur J. Gajarsa American Inn of Court (2013, 2015)
  • Volunteer Judge at annual New Hampshire Science & Engineering Expo (NHSEE) (2015–2019)

Honors & Awards:

  • Nominee for 2018 American Bar Association On the Rise Top 40 Young Lawyers Award
  • 2nd Place Finalist in 2008 Pierce Law Annual Student Symposium Legal Writing Competition
  • Recipient of Harvard Prize Book Award
  • Recipient of National Forensic League's Degree of Merit and Degree of Honor

Professional Memberships:

  • American Bar Association (ABA)
  • Phi Beta Kappa (ΦΒΚ) Honor Society
  • Arthur J. Gajarsa American Inn of Court (formerly)
  • National Honor Society (NHS) (formerly)

Personal Interests & Activities:

  • Judo (second-degree black belt instructor and practitioner)
  • Hockey (inline and ice)
  • Outdoor recreation (kayaking, hiking, and hot tent camping)
  • Guitar
  • Digital photography

Phone: (603) 668-1400
Fax: (603) 668-8567
E-Mail: [email protected]

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