Jana Passé
Head Paralegal and Office Manager

Originally from the Czech Republic, Jana has been with the firm since its opening in 2005 and has extensive experience in administrative and paralegal roles. She focuses on assisting clients in building international patent portfolios and coordinating foreign patent matters.

Jana deals directly with foreign associates in Europe, Eurasia, and many countries including Canada, Australia, New Zealand, India, China, Hong Kong, Japan, South Korea, Mexico, Brazil, and others. She also oversees all PCT applications and manages the filings process for all new US applications.

Jana’s extraordinary organizational skills are put to use in the office every day where she not only manages the office and the supporting staff, but also keeps track of billing and accounting. She strives to create a team of people who each stand out as exceptional individuals as well as work well in a team. With her familiarity with each client and the legal process, she makes certain everything runs smoothly and our clients’ needs are met in a professional and timely manner.

Jana’s noteworthy achievement is her dedication to Passé IP, where she celebrates almost 15 years of excellent service, not to mention her remarkable attention to detail in the very detailed oriented field of intellectual property.

In her personal life, Jana enjoys spending time with her family, traveling, needle crafting, as well as relaxing at home with her pack of dogs.

  • Fluent in Czech
  • Wake Technical Community College (Associates in Arts)