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  • Education
    • J.D., University of Kansas, 2002
    • B.A., Kansas State University, 1999, History; Men's Basketball Team Member

Jay Heidrick focuses his practice on litigating complex matters with an emphasis on patent infringement, privacy and data security, contract, and trade secret disputes. In addition to his courtroom experience, he possesses a strong knowledge of discovery and trial tactics, including issues related to e-discovery. He also has experience negotiating contracts in a variety of disciplines.

  • Obtained a defense verdict in a District of Delaware patent suit for a national trucking company. The plaintiff alleged that the client’s system for determining fuel taxes infringed on its patent. After a seven day trial, the jury returned a defense verdict finding no infringement.
  • Represented a national telecom carrier in patent infringement action in the Central District of Los Angeles where plaintiff alleged that the client’s Caller ID and Call Waiting services infringed upon his patent.
  • Represented numerous banks and service providers in numerous patent infringement cases in the Eastern District of Texas where the plaintiff alleged that the clients’ check processing system infringed on two patents.
  • Represented a national telecom carrier in the Eastern District of Missouri and Northern District of Illinois where the plaintiff alleged the client’s bill pay system infringed five of plaintiff’s patents.
  • Represented a national telecom carrier in the District of Colorado and the District of New Jersey where the plaintiff alleged that the client’s telecommunication network infringed on seven of the plaintiff’s patents.
  • Represented a local grocery store and regional convenience store chain in the Western District of Missouri where the plaintiff alleged that the clients’ fuel reward network infringed on five of plaintiff’s patents.
  • Defended a publicly traded company against allegations that its online bill payment system infringed upon a plaintiff’s patent by utilizing a secure log-on process. Directed discovery efforts and motion practice, which ultimately resulted in a resolution of the claim.
  • Drafted appellate briefs seeking to affirm a judgment the client received from the trial court for the defendant’s breach of contract. Ultimately, was affirmed by the Nebraska Court of Appeals.
  • Defended a national bank from numerous claims asserted by a pro se plaintiff, resulting in a dismissal of the matter. Later briefed and argued the case before the Missouri Court of Appeals, which affirmed the dismissal.
  • Obtained summary judgment on behalf of a client in the District of Delaware holding that the asserted patent was invalid under 35 U.S.C. 101.
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Best Practices in Dealing with Post Cyber Attack Litigation Risk in 2015
The Knowledge Group
Panelist
June 2, 2015
eAlerts Alerts
May 28, 2015
Case Study Case Studies
Mar 13, 2015
eAlerts Alerts
January 20, 2015
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Electronic Discovery
Topeka Bar Association Technology Convention
September 2010
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Electronic Discovery
Kansas Paralegal Association
June 2010
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Paralegal Litigation Skills: Managing Civil Discovery
The Impact and Use of ESI in Civil Discovery, Institute for Paralegal Education
June 2009
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Winning Your First Civil Trial
National Business Institute
December 2008
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Ethics, Evidence and Experts
National Business Institute
April 2008
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Winning Your First Civil Trial
National Business Institute
December 2007