Ram, Jocelyn

Fountainhead Law Group P.C. | Senior IP Counsel

With over two decades of intellectual property experience, in both private practice and at USPTO, Ms. Ram brings a unique perspective to clients. Ms. Ram utilizes unique USPTO insider knowledge in strategizing with her clients on how to quickly acquire valid patents and build a comprehensive IP portfolio. Her technology background focuses on biomedical, mechanical, electromechanical, and software technologies, with specialization in the medical device field.

Her biomedical engineering degree from Cornell University, and communications & technology master’s from Georgetown University provide a strong foundation for both understanding the technical and legal aspects of patent law and for expertly communicating this subject matter to diverse audiences.

As a speechwriter for Andrei Iancu, former Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Director of the USPTO, and Laura Peter, former Deputy Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Deputy Director of the USPTO, Ms. Ram worked closely with top executives and senior staff from across the USPTO in drafting remarks for numerous keynotes and public events. As a patent business analyst in the USPTO Office of International Patent Cooperation, Ms. Ram collaborated on work-sharing initiatives with international patent offices and helped develop Global Dossier and provide training therefor.

Skills gained while a primary patent examiner at the USPTO provide her with a unique understanding of the examination process, which is instrumental in obtaining strong patents with meaningful claim scope for her clients. Ms. Ram has a remarkably high allowance rate due to frequent examiner interviews and the ability to establish a rapport with USPTO staff. Ms. Ram draws on her extensive experience on both the private and government sides of patent law in providing clients with high-quality, enforceable intellectual property protection.