Keith A. Jones

Keith A. Jones

Practice Areas
  • Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, BS, Information Technology
  • Rutgers University, Juris Doctor
Bar Admissions
  • New Jersey, 2010
  • U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey, 2010
  • New York, 2011
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, 2011
  • Pennsylvania, 2012
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, 2014
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, 2015

Keith A. Jones Associate

Philadelphia: 215.965.1379   F: 215.965.1331   E:

Keith Jones’s practice focuses on patent, copyright, trademark, unfair competition, and trade secret litigation and the preparation and prosecution of patent applications. 

Keith has litigated cases in courts around the country spanning many industries and technologies. He has represented: a leading global electronics manufacturer in its assertion of patents related to LCD televisions and laptop screens; a leading international manufacturer of photodetectors in its defense of a patent infringement and breach of contract claim related to silicon photodetectors; national and regional companies in assertion and defense of patent infringement cases regarding internet and computing technologies, LED light bulbs, newspaper printing presses, and tissue grafts. He has also participated in trademark, copyright, and trade secret litigation. Keith often prepares patent applications for a variety of applicants for a number of technologies across many industries.

In addition, he is involved in the promotion of the Intellectual Property community in the Philadelphia area, having served on the Board of Governors of the Philadelphia Intellectual Property Law Association since 2016.

Prior to starting his career with Panitch Schwarze Belisario & Nadel LLP, Keith was a research assistant at Rutgers University School of Law in Camden, New Jersey. Before this, he was a student volunteer with Rutgers’ Domestic Violence Project providing legal information to victims of domestic violence to enable them to make informed decisions regarding their pursuit of restraining orders.

Keith is a member of the Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and New York bars and is admitted to practice before the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office. He also is admitted to practice before the U.S. District Courts in the District of New Jersey and Eastern District of Pennsylvania and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.

Keith received his bachelor’s degree in Information Technology from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, with a concentration in communications and networking technologies. He then received his law degree from the Rutgers University School of Law at Camden, where he was a member of the Intellectual Property Law Society and president of the ice hockey team.


  • Philadelphia Intellectual Property Law Association (PIPLA), Board of Governors, 2016 – 2017

Articles & Presentations

PTAB Rules in Favor of Hamamatsu Corporation Over Harvard Patent // December 20, 2017
Panitch Schwarze Belisario & Nadel LLP is pleased to announce that the United States Patent and Trademark Office’s Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) has ruled in favor of its client, Hamamatsu Corporation. Read more

IP Attorney John D. Simmons Assumes Presidency of PIPLA // November 7, 2017
Panitch Schwarze Belisario & Nadel LLP is proud to announce that John D. Simmons will lead the Philadelphia Intellectual Property Law Association (PIPLA) for the 2017 – 2018 program year, while attorney Keith A. Jones will continue to serve on the organization’s board. Read more

Corporate Counsel Publishes Panitch Schwarze Attorneys’ Article on Venue // February 23, 2017
Panitch Schwarze partner John D. Simmons, along with associate Keith A. Jones, wrote an article entitled, “Is Change on the Way for Patent Litigation Rules?”  Read more

Panitch Schwarze Attorneys to Help Govern Philadelphia IP Law Association // October 11, 2016
The Philadelphia intellectual property law firm Panitch Schwarze Belisario & Nadel is proud to announce that two of its attorneys have been elected to leadership roles in the Philadelphia Intellectual Property Law Association (PIPLA) for the 2016 – 2017 program year. John D. Simmons will serve as President-Elect and Keith A. Jones will serve on the Board of Governors. Read more


January 10, 2017
Top IP Cases to Watch in 2017
As 2017 gets underway, here are the top intellectual property lawsuits and legal disputes that we are watching. Read more

Get To Know

In his free time, Mr. Jones enjoys many outdoor activities including golf, soccer, and skiing. He is also an accomplished musician, writing and performing music along with playing the bass guitar and guitar.

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