Jeff counsels companies in a variety of intellectual property matters, including patent litigation and pre-litigation counseling, trademarks, trade dress, intellectual property licensing and due diligence, and copyrights. Jeff was a commercial trial attorney before joining Klarquist in 2000 to focus on intellectual property law.
He has represented parties in patent cases in federal district courts across the country, including California, Oregon, Washington, Delaware, New York, Florida and Texas, in inter partes review proceedings before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board, and in appeals from district court and Patent Office decisions before the Federal Circuit Court of Appeals in Washington D.C. Jeff has represented large, well-known companies such as Amazon.com Inc., General Electric Company, and NBC Universal, as well as many small and mid-size companies.
Jeff’s experience in patent litigation and post-grant reviews has included a wide variety of technical fields, including software and internet technology, electrical engineering and semiconductors, and medical devices and diagnostics. Some of the wide-ranging technologies he has litigated have included online business methods and e-commerce, data and memory functions, ultrasound and magnetic resonance imaging, gas turbines, gaming machines, and mobile phone features and accessories.
Jeff has been recognized as a leading patent practitioner by numerous organizations over the span of his career. He is also a proficient author and engaging speaker, and he uses these strengths to full effect when developing case strategies and explaining complicated technical and legal issues to judges and juries for the benefit of his clients.
Jeff joined Klarquist in 2000 as a lateral of counsel and became partner in 2005.
Software & Internet Technology
Electrical & Semiconductors
Medical Devices & Diagnostics
Jeff has represented parties in patent cases involving a wide variety of technologies, including the following cases (represented parties underlined):