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Gina Jones

Senior Intellectual Property Paralegal

Gina Jones, CP, ACP, Senior Intellectual Property Paralegal, Office of Technology Commercialization.  Gina is responsible for drafting continuation and divisional patent applications and IP prosecution documents for attorney review, preparing USPTO forms for patent application filing and prosecution, and docketing next step actions.

Gina holds a Bachelor’s degree in English and an Associate’s degree in Legal Studies from Butler University.  She earned her Certified Paralegal and Advanced Certified Paralegal (Alternative Dispute Resolution) credentials through NALA.

Prior to joining Purdue Research Foundation, Gina provided administrative and paralegal support for several attorneys in a law firm environment.  Before that, Gina worked at Eli Lilly and Company for 14 years.  She gained technical experience by writing Periodic Product Quality Evaluations; and, in her last role as an Associate Quality Control Representative/GMP Site Procedures Coordinator, Gina wrote manufacturing procedures and training material for the Indianapolis Pharmaceutical Site.

  • Which of your many talents would you perform in a talent show?  B-flat clarinet solo of Concertino for Clarinet OP. 26 by C. M. von Weber
  • Who has been the most influential person in your life?  My parents and my former Quality Assurance Manager who introduced me to technical processes
  • If you could go back in time to have dinner with one person, who would that be?  My Aunt Snookie who was in her nineties.  I would love to hear more about her visits to all 50 states.
  • If someone promised you enough money to remodel/redecorate one room of your house, which room would that be?  My deck.  I would turn it into a four season room enclosed with glass so I could enjoy the floor to ceiling views of the outdoors.

Senior Intellectual Property Paralegal