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  • Education
    • J.D., Boston College Law School, 2002
    • B.S., with distinction, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, 1998, Chemical Engineering
  • Bar Jurisdictions
    • Texas, 2011
    • New York, 2003
    • Massachusetts, 2002
    • District of Columbia, 2009
  • Court Admissions
    • U.S. Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit, 2003
    • U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts, 2003

Jason counsels clients on Intellectual Property and patent law and has deep experience in a broad variety of issues, including:

  • Managing patent portfolios for small companies, universities as well as large Fortune 500 clients
  • Preparing and prosecuting thousands of domestic, international (PCT) and foreign patent applications
  • Advising tech startups and entrepreneurs on patent portfolio development and management strategies
  • Preparing freedom to operate, invalidity and infringement opinions
  • Assessing intellectual property (IP) assets for due diligence investigation during company mergers, acquisitions and sales

Jason also has deep experience with specialized proceedings before the Patent office and the Federal Courts including:

  • Lead counsel on Inter Partes Review proceedings
  • Lead counsel on reexamination proceedings
  • Counsel on interferences
  • District Court actions defending and asserting infringement

Involved technologies include chemical, mechanical, and molecular biology:

  • Chemistry, including: small molecules, polymers, block copolymers, styrene/butadiene, nanoscale films and materials, atomic layers, silicon materials, data storage films, polyethylene, polypropylene, graphene; lithium-ion battery materials; Olefin epoxidation, catalysts and polymerization, metallocenes etc.
  • Oil & Gas, including: drilling devices, fracturing, fracturing fluids, downhole treatment fluids, fluid loss and fluid control agents, breakers, proppants, relative permeability modifiers, wireline devices, logging devices, fiber optics, microseismic, etc.
  • Medical devices, including biomimetic materials, 3D printed materials, biofunctional scaffolds, stereolithography, vascular constructs
  • Biotechnologies, including: immunotherapies; activation/modulation/detection of various signaling molecules and lymphocytes; gene and peptide modification and expression; large and small proteins; nanoparticle drug delivery; broadly neutralizing antibodies, cannabinoid preparation and extraction; flavonoid compositions photosensitizing agents; ex vivo cell therapies; stem and progenitor cell-base therapies
  • Fungicides/Herbicides
  • Agricultural and fertilizers (including sulfur fertilizers)
  • Chlor alkali processes, including electrolyzer units and associated chemistries
  • Semiconductors
  • Artificial intelligence/neural networks
  • Successfully represented Fortune 500 company before the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit Case No 16-2347 to invalidate U.S. Patent 6,210,459, directed to a fertilizer composition.  The Court affirmed the Board’s decision in inter partes reexamination 95/002,388 finding all claims invalid.  A petition for writ of Certiorari has been filed before the Supreme court to appeal the decision.
  • Serving as Lead Counsel in inter partes review IPR2016-00231, successfully upheld a patent and prevented institution with all claims being held valid.
  • Successfully represented Fortune 500 company in Reexaminations 95/001,445, and 95/001,865 to invalidate two competitor patents by cancelling all claims of the respective patents.
  • Successfully defended and upheld a patent in inter partes reexamination 95/002,073 with all claims confirmed.
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Featured in Law360
November 8, 2017
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Challenging Patent Validity: The New Post-Issuance Patent Proceedings and the Selection of Counsel
Intellectual Property Today
October 2013
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Strategy: America Invents Act. Interview Practice
Intellectual Property Magazine
July/August 2013
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Intellectual Property Enforcement in China: Courts, IP Bureaus, and Customs
State Bar of Texas Intellectual Property Law Section Newsletter
Fall 2010