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Jon Kappes

Lecturer
Faculty, DTPHX Campus, Mailcode 9520
Biography: 

Mr. Kappes is the owner of the Law Offices of Jon E. Kappes, PLC, a firm that represents clients in patent licensing and enforcement matters in a variety of technical areas including semiconductors, mass media, wireless communications, electrical, and chemical arts. Mr. Kappes’ work includes intellectual property consulting, litigation-oriented patent prosecution, ex parte and inter partes PTO review proceedings, complex litigation, and patent sales and licensing.

Mr. Kappes graduated from the Arizona State University College of Law, magna cum laude, Order of the Coif, Order of the Barristers, and earned a certificate in intellectual property law. Mr. Kappes received the first annual Lisa Foundation Award for contributions to the Center for the Study of Law, Science & Technology at ASU, as well as the Hon. Mary M. Schroder Award for federal practice. While in law school, Mr. Kappes served as the Executive Editor of Jurimetrics, The ABA's Official Journal of Law, Science & Technology and worked for Arizona District Court Judge James Teilborg. Mr. Kappes has a BS in electrical engineering and MS in radiochemistry from Colorado State University. He is a member of the Arizona Bar, Illinois Bar, and registered to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office, numerous federal district courts, and the Federal Circuit Court of Appeals.  Mr. Kappes teaches IP law at the Sandra Day O'Conner College of Law at Arizona State University including patent, copyright, and trademark law.

Education: 

J.D., Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law, Arizona State University (2006)

M.S., Radiochemistry, Colorado State University (2003)

B.S.E.E, Electrical Engineering, Colorado State University (2002)

Summer 2020
Course NumberCourse Title
LAW 781Independent Study
Spring 2020
Course NumberCourse Title
SDO 598Special Topics
LAW 644Trademark Law
LAW 646Copyright Law
LAW 781Independent Study
LAW 791Seminar
Fall 2019
Course NumberCourse Title
SDO 598Special Topics
LAW 645Patent Law
LAW 664Intellectual Property
LAW 781Independent Study
LAW 791Seminar
Summer 2019
Course NumberCourse Title
LAW 781Independent Study
Spring 2019
Course NumberCourse Title
SDO 598Special Topics
LAW 646Copyright Law
LAW 691Seminar
LAW 781Independent Study
Fall 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
SDO 598Special Topics
LAW 645Patent Law
LAW 664Intellectual Property
LAW 781Independent Study
Spring 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
SDO 598Special Topics
LAW 646Copyright Law
LAW 691Seminar
Fall 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
LAW 645Patent Law
LAW 664Intellectual Property
Spring 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
LAW 646Copyright Law
LAW 691Seminar
Fall 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
LAW 645Patent Law
Spring 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
LAW 691Seminar
Fall 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
LAW 645Patent Law