Washington, DC (April 30, 2013) – Bookoff McAndrews, a patent law firm, announced today that Jessica Winchester has joined the firm as an associate. Ms. Winchester, previously with a global intellectual property firm, is an accomplished patent attorney who counsels international companies on complex patent matters, including contentious proceedings at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

“Jessica adds a unique combination of technical expertise and legal acumen, which will be an asset to our clients,” said Les Bookoff, co-founder of Bookoff McAndrews. “Jessica’s arrival coincides with our office expansion and growing client base,” he added.

“I am excited to join the talented attorneys of Bookoff McAndrews. The firm’s platform and practice diversity present a great environment for growing my practice,” said Ms. Winchester.

Ms. Winchester’s practice focuses on advising companies on patent procurement, patent portfolio analysis, and contentious proceedings before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, including the newly created Inter Partes Review. She has worked hand-in-hand with inventors and companies to mine technologies and develop strong patent portfolios aimed at advancing business goals, including securing market exclusivity.

Bookoff McAndrews is a patent law firm dedicated to providing the highest quality patent counseling and prosecution services to technology companies. We provide innovative solutions to companies of all sizes.