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Jesús Joanós i Timoneda, Ph.D., has over 20 years of intellectual property legal experience in law firm practice and as in-house counsel built on a foundation of eight years of faculty and postdoctoral academic work.
Jesús’ extensive intellectual property experience includes patent drafting and prosecution, patentability and infringement opinion preparation, intellectual property law litigation and product development strategies. He also has experience in contracts related to pharmaceutical research and development. Jesús’ technical areas of practice include chemistry, microchip testing and manufacturing, materials technology, energy conversion devices, analytical instrumentation, industrial chemistry processes, medical devices, and pharmaceutical products and health supplements.
Prior to joining Ice Miller, Jesús served as assistant general counsel at a global healthcare company where his work included patent due diligence in over 30 pharmaceutical deal projects. He advised domestic and foreign pharmaceutical company representatives on patent-related matters and worked on small-molecule, formulation and chemical process patent application drafting and prosecution, including petition and appeal practice concerning U.S. patents and related ex-U.S. counterparts. 

Jesús is fluent in Catalan and Spanish, and reading comprehension in French.

Firm Publications
Published In
  • J Jablonowski and J. Joanós i Timoneda, “Patent agent-client privilege in a corporate setting” at C3 round-table session, AIPLA 2017 Spring Meeting, San Diego Marriott (May 18, 2017).
  • J. Joanós i Timoneda, “Patents are Not Monopolies,” Chem. & Eng. News Letters p. 4 (August 20, 2007)
  • J. Joanós i Timoneda, “The Legal Dynamics of the Regulation of MMT: Air Quality Standards and the Salt Lake City Airshed, J. Land, Resources & Environmental Law, 17(2), 283 (1997).
  • Ten research articles published in the Journal of Physical Chemistry, Journal of Molecular Liquids, Journal of Chemical Physics, Physical Review, and International Journal of Quantum Chemistry.  
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