Jan Owen

Senior Patent Agent



Gonzaga University
BSEE/MSEE in Electrical Engineering

Jan has nearly ten years’ experience drafting and prosecuting patent applications in various fields, including telecommunications, mobile devices, machine learning, image processing, RFID devices, and object detection.

Prior to Jan’s work in intellectual property, Jan worked for 17 years in wireless communications, including over a decade as a Digital Signal Processing (DSP) engineer for Hewlett-Packard/Agilent Technologies.  As an R&D engineer, Jan developed one-box testers for the cellular industry, with an emphasis on demodulation and integration with protocol developers.  Her development experience includes embedded systems, real-time processing, multi-threaded environments, and multi-processor systems.

Technical Experience

Wireless Communication Systems
Image Processing
Real-time Systems
Machine Learning
Augmented/Virtual Reality
User Interfaces
Object Detection