JONATHAN L. SCHUCHARDT, PH.D.
Jonathan L. Schuchardt is a client-focused intellectual property professional, fluent in organic chemistry, catalysis, and polymer chemistry, with twenty-two years of experience in IP law. An expert in devising patent strategies, growing patent portfolios, and improving IP processes, Jon is a skillful draftsman, communicator, teacher, and advocate. He provides concise, informed, and timely counseling to business leaders, R&D managers, and research scientists. Since joining Dilworth IP in January 2011, Jon has drafted and prosecuted patent applications, prepared freedom-to-practice opinions, and counseled the firm’s clients on a variety of intellectual property issues. Prior to joining Dilworth IP, Jon was Senior Counsel at LyondellBasell Industries in Newtown Square, PA, where he supported various business areas with patent application drafting, prosecution, counseling, agreement work, transaction support, and client education. Before transitioning to patent practice, Jon worked for Lyondell’s predecessor ARCO Chemical Company as a research scientist, primarily in the area of polymer synthesis.
Widener University School of Law, J.D.1996
University of Delaware, Ph.D., Organic Chemistry1985
St. Joseph’s University, B.S., Chemistry1980
Bar and Court Admissions:
2016, New Mexico; registered to practice before U.S. Patent and Trademark Office