José Jimenez is part of Culhane Meadows’ IP and Patent practice groups, where he counsels and represents individuals/small businesses, start-ups as well as more established clients in the Electrical, Electro-Mechanical and Medical Device sectors. José also serves as onsite patent counsel for a consumer product development company and for a start-up entertainment electronics company.
As a registered Patent Attorney, José prepares and prosecutes patent and trademark applications before the US Patent & Trademark Office and counsels clients as well on trade secrets and copyright issues. José previously served as Chief Intellectual Property Counsel for American Medical Systems and was a partner with two intellectual property firms in Minnesota, Patterson & Thuente and at Kagan Binder PLLC.
José counsels clients with business acumen honed from his experience in corporate transactional work gained through many years of in-house leadership positions held at a number of Fortune 500 companies. José also gained corporate operational experience in both the US and in Latin America as a General Manager and as a Quality Director. Jose is also on the faculty of Patent Resources Group (PRG) teaching Patent Strategies for Business.