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REGISTRATION & LICENSE
• Washington State Bar Association # 48159
• King & Snohomish County Bar Associations
• USPTO: Reg. # 72087
• Professional Engineer License #48930

 

INDUSTRY EXPERIENCE
• Federal Aviation Agency Regulatory Compliance (All Commercial Airplanes)
• Systems Integration Engineer (787)
• Design Engineer (747-8, 787 Dreamliner)

 

EDUCATION
• Juris Doctor (J.D.) from Seattle University School of Law
• Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) earned from Seattle University
• Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering earned from University of Washington

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J.D. Houvener is the founder of Bold IP. He is a Registered USPTO Patent Attorney who has a strong interest in helping entrepreneurs and businesses thrive. J.D. leverages his technical background in engineering and experience in the aerospace industry to provide businesses a unique perspective to their patent needs. J.D. works with clients that are serious about investing in their intellectual assets and provides counsel on how to capitalize their patent in the market. His background in business and experience as an engineer and patent attorney empowers him to clearly communicate to a broad range of clients about their immediate and long-term needs for patenting in order to protect assets, leverage opportunities, and limit liabilities. J.D.’s passion for business and technology started well before he began his legal career. J.D. worked as a design and systems engineer at Boeing for nearly 10 years. J.D. brings this experience earned at the cutting edge of technology to his clients by recognizing the complexities and subtleties of the problems being solved today. J.D. is a member of the King County Bar Association and the Washington State Bar Association, where he is an active member in the Intellectual Property Law sections. Outside the office, J.D. offers pro-bono legal services to the Washington CASH organization in South Seattle, who helps those with little to no means with their business startup ideas. From the small mill-town of Camas, Washington, J.D. hasn’t always lived in the big city. He enjoys spending time with his family and friends, traveling, running, and playing his favorite sports football and basketball.