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(703) 421-4080

Great Falls, Virginia

Author of "International Trademark Classification:
A Guide to the Nice Agreement" Published by Oxford University Press®

Our Personnel

Jessie Roberts

Jessie Roberts is the lead attorney at Delos, LLC. She received her B.A. and MFA from Brandeis University and her J.D. from Vermont Law School. She began working at the United States Patent and Trademark Office as an examining attorney and was promoted to the position of a senior attorney. She then became the Administrator for Trademark Identification, Classification, and Practice.

In this capacity, she represented the USPTO and the interests of the U.S. trademark community at meetings of the Preparatory Working Group and the Committee of Experts for the Nice Agreement for the International Classification of Goods and Services. For two years, she worked for the World Intellectual Property Office in Geneva, Switzerland where she was responsible for the administration of the Nice, Vienna and Locarno Agreements.

Ms. Roberts is the author of the book 'International Trademark Classification: A Guide to the Nice Agreement' published by Oxford University Press. It is in its fourth edition that it coincides with the entry into force of the 10th edition of the Nice Agreement and its alphabetical list.

Upon retiring from the USPTO in 2011, Ms. Roberts founded the firm of Delos, LLC. Currently, she is also chair of the AIPLA Trademark-Relations with the USPTO Committee.

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(703) 421-4080 for an experienced and reputable opinion in the area of trademark identification and classification.

Dr. Jon L. Roberts

Dr. Jon L. Roberts practices in security clearance law, export compliance issues, copyright, trademarks, and litigation related to these areas. He is extensively involved in qualifying personnel for security clearances, helping companies deal with Foreign Ownership Control and Influence (FOCI) matters and compliance with Defense Security Service requirements. Dr. Roberts also provides support to other law firms whose clients have these needs.

Dr. Roberts possesses active Security Clearances and regularly represents clients before the Defense Office of Hearings and Appeals (DOHA) and other intelligence agency Administrative Boards regarding security clearances at all levels. Dr. Roberts negotiates with senior-level officials of U.S. Departments of State, Commerce, Treasury, and Defense regarding export applications and licenses. He also interacts with senior-level officials of the Department of Justice and Office of U.S. Trade Representative to enforce client rights.

Dr. Roberts has extensive corporate and government agency experience. He was the senior staff scientist and project director of a large government system integration project and discharged the responsibilities of principal research scientist in applications of artificial intelligence with General Electric Company, Space Systems Division. His varied government agency experience includes managing numerous research efforts in the areas of software and hardware development, imaging systems, and mapping, high-performance aircraft sensor system operator; image exploitation software development program manager; and interagency work related to remote sensing.


  • George Washington University National Law Center (J.D., 1984)
  • Syracuse University (Ph.D. Remote Sensing, 1979)
  • Syracuse University (M.S. Analytical Photogrammetry, 1974)
  • Rochester Institute of Technology (B.S. Photographic Science, 1970)

Admissions & Courts

  • Virginia and District of Columbia Bars
  • Registered Patent Attorney

Memberships & Recognition

  • American Intellectual Property Law Association

Rochester Institute of Technology 2013 College of Science Distinguished Alumnus

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(703) 421-4080 for an experienced and reputable opinion in the area of security clearance and export compliance.