Practice Areas



  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, 1997


Howard University, Washington, D.C., B.S.E.E., 1983

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Derek S. Jennings

Patent Agent

Derek concentrates his practice on services software, security software and hardware, user devices and software, display devices, analytics software, memory devices, wireless communications devices and systems, sensors, wireless software and applications, internet and intranet networks, automotive electronic systems and medical devices.

Experience Highlights

Patent Agent, Cantor Colburn LLP, 2019-present
CEO, Patent Mining Works LLC, 2012-2019
Consultant Patent Agent, International Business Machines, 2000-2012
Owner and President, The Sloane Companies, Washington, D.C., 1993-2000
Technical Advisor, Browdy and Neimark, Washington, D.C. 1992-1993
Chief Technical Consultant, Litman Law Offices, Ltd., Washington, D.C. 1991-1992
Primary Patent Examiner, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, Washington, D.C. 1982-1991

Professional Affiliations

• Intellectual Property Owners Association
• American Intellectual Property Law Association, Founding Patent Agent Member