JETTER & Associates, PA

Patent prosecution and Client counseling.


Neil R. Jetter, J.D., LLM

Founder and President

BS Engineering Chemistry and MS Electrical Engineering
Registered Patent Attorney

Neil Jetter has 18 years experience as a patent attorney with a focus on patent prosecution. Jetter has rare multi-disciplinary technical degrees comprising both material science/chemistry and a Master's in electrical engineering that enable quickly gripping and appreciating the inventive features as well as a high level of expertise in handling diverse and interdisciplinary technologies that are often complex. Jetter has substantial advanced patent prosecution experience including international cases and has a long-term proven track record of outstanding client service and a high level of consistent client satisfaction reflected in long-term Fortune 100 clients.

Jetter’s experience includes IP counseling including patentability opinions and freedom to operate analyses in diverse technologies.  The technologies include, but are not limited to, semiconductor ICs, packaged IC devices and assembly processing, sensors and controls, weapon fire control systems, surveillance and reconnaissance systems, simulation systems, sensors and gauges, optics and acousto-optics, material science and sensing. 

Prior to being admitted to practice law he previously worked at General Instrument Corp. as an  advanced development semiconductor process engineer, then at RCA Corp as a semiconductor process engineer. Jetter then worked at Harris Corporation for over eight years, first as a process engineer, then later as a linear circuits product engineer which included packaging, test and circuit responsibilities. He is the sole inventor of U.S. Pat. No. 4,881,010 entitled "Ion Implantation Method and Apparatus."


  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
  • IEEE
  • The Texas Bar
  • The Florida Bar

Prior Professional Experience:
Twelve years in the semiconductor industry in both process and product engineer capacities


  • 1998: LL.M., University of Florida
  • 1997: J.D., University of Florida College of Law, with high honors
  • 1988: M.S.E.E., Florida Institute of Technology 
  • 1981: Engineering Chemistry B.S., State University of New York at Stony Brook with high honors.   

"Quality is always the Highest Priority" 

Jetter & Associates, P.A.
8295 North Military Trail, Suite B
Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33410
​Tele: (561) 729-8181
Cell: (561) 543-2303
Fax: (561) 847-3620