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“Wayne is one of the unique individuals who not only combines solid litigation background with a solid grounding in patent law, but also significant experience at high in-house levels with a variety of technology companies,” Lane said. “And we’re absolutely delighted to be able to have him join us.”

Jones received his J.D. from the Duke University School of Law in 1981. He is also fluent in Indonesian, which he learned as a Mormon missionary in the early ’70s.

Jones said he is looking forward to spreading his wings with Squire.

“I feel they have a lot of space for me to try and work with them and to add things to the environment of the firm,” he said.