Jordan Intellectual Property Law, LLC

Property Firm

Robert D. Summers, Jr.

Mr. Summers practices in all areas of patent law, with an emphasis on preparing and prosecuting patents in the electrical and mechanical arts, including computer software and hardware, and automotive  systems, negotiating technology licenses and service contracts, developing IP  strategies, and IP portfolio management.   

Prior to working in IP law, Robert worked as a project manager in the fields of information systems, software development, web development, and process reengineering.


  • J.D., The George Washington University Law School, 1997
  • B.S., Electrical Engineering, University of Maryland, 1985
  • B.S., Applied Mathematics, Bowie State University, 1985

Bar Admissions:

  • Maryland
  • District of Columbia
  • Illinois
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office


  • American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA)

Civic Activities

  • Legal Prep Charter Academy – Mentor Chicago High School Students – 2012-2015. 
  • Franciscan Outreach Association – Shelter and Soup Kitchen – 2006-2013
  • Member of Board of Directors, and Volunteer feeding the hungry of Chicago, IL
  • Link Unlimited – Sponsor / Mentor Chicago High School Students – 2006-2010

  • Martha’s Table – McKenna’s Wagon – 1996-2006 Volunteer feeding the hungry of Washington, D.C.

1701 Pennsylvania Avenue, Suite 300, Washington, D.C. 20006 | Phone: 202.683.9317