Partners

Joe Beauchamp
Partner

Joe Beauchamp focuses his practice on intellectual property litigation and client counseling.

Greg Castanias
Partner

Greg Castanias, head of Jones Day’s Federal Circuit team, has almost 30 years’ experience as a leading appellate and intellectual property litigator.

Jennifer Chheda
Partner

Dr. Jennifer Chheda has almost 20 years of experience developing, implementing, and managing worldwide patent portfolios covering commercial biologics and pharmaceuticals as well as products in development, including clinical candidates.

David Cochran
Partner

Dave Cochran leads the PTAB Litigation practice at Jones Day. For more than 20 years he has provided clients with a full range of patent legal services.

Patrick Elsevier
Partner

Dr. Patrick Elsevier is an accomplished patent litigator who holds a Ph.D. in biochemistry and molecular biology.

Geoffrey Gavin
Partner

With more than 15 years of experience and appearances in district courts in more than a dozen states and at the ITC, Geoffrey Gavin advises clients on important IP matters, including patent litigation, PTAB litigation, and strategic IP counseling.

Anthony Insogna
Partner

Anthony Insogna is the chair of Jones Day’s global IP Practice and is a leading pharmaceutical and biotechnology patent lawyer as recognized by clients, Chambers, and his peers.

Carl Kukkonen
Partner

An acknowledged leader in the profession, Carl Kukkonen has nearly 20 years of experience in strategic intellectual property counseling.

Ken Luchesi
Partner

Kenny Luchesi practices in the area of intellectual property law, concentrating on patent litigation.

Dave Maiorana
Partner

Dave Maiorana is a trial lawyer with a notable combination of significant experience as a USPTO examiner along with 20 years litigating complex intellectual property matters.

John Marlott
Partner

John Marlott brings over 25 years of intellectual property law experience to his role as lead counsel in IP disputes for Jones Day clients.

Cary Miller
Partner

Dr. Cary Miller’s practice focuses on assisting life sciences clients with their patent issues.

Doug Pearson
Partner

Doug Pearson advises clients across a host of intellectual property (IP) and technology issues, particularly in the development, management, and enforcement of worldwide patent portfolios.

Joe Sauer
Partner

Joe Sauer’s practice focuses on the development and management of international patent portfolios, freedom-to-practice opinions, ex parte and inter partes patent reexamination, prelitigation and general IP counseling, and patent litigation.

Of Counsel

Vishal Khatri
Of Counsel

Vishal Khatri’s practice focuses on intellectual property law, including representing clients in patent litigation matters before U.S. district courts and the United States International Trade Commission (ITC).

Associates

Matt Johnson
Associate

Matt Johnson is one of the Firm’s primary contacts on practice before the USPTO’s Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB), where patentability of issued patents can be challenged.

Jamie Choi
Associate

Jaime Choi’s practice focuses on patent law, with a particular emphasis on patenting highly complex and interdisciplinary technologies ranging from bioinformatics to medical devices to nanotechnology.

Kevin Clark
Associate

Kevin Clark’s practice focuses on patent counseling and prosecution and patent litigation in the life science, biotechnology, chemistry, and pharmaceutical industries.

Christian Damon
Associate

Christian Damon practices in the area of intellectual property including litigation, counseling, and transactions.

Jeffery Giering
Associate

Jeffery Giering counsels pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies in the strategic creation, evaluation, acquisition, and management of intellectual property rights.

Richard Graham
Associate

Richard Graham practices all aspects of intellectual property-related work, including client counseling, trademark prosecution, licensing, transaction due diligence, assisting in patent prosecution, supporting appeals before the Federal Circuit, and litigation before U.S. district courts.

Lin Yu
Associate

Dr. Lin Yu’s practice focuses on U.S. and foreign patent prosecution and patent portfolio management in the areas of biotechnology, chemistry, and pharmaceuticals.

Yury Kalish
Associate

Dr. Yury Kalish is a registered patent attorney. His practice primarily focuses on intellectual property law, including patent litigation, patent prosecution, and IP counseling.

Lisamarie LoGiudice
Associate

Dr. Lisamarie LoGiudice’s intellectual property practice is focused on pharmaceutical and biotechnology patent litigation and post-grant invalidity proceedings, including inter partes reviews (IPRs).

Joshua Nightingale
Associate

Josh Nightingale practices all aspects of patent-related work in the electrical and computer areas, including client counseling, patent prosecution, appeals before the Federal Circuit, and U.S. district court litigation.

Thomas Ritchie
Associate

Tom Ritchie practices in the area of intellectual property law, focusing on high-technology patent and copyright litigation matters.

Wanli Tang
Associate

Wanli Tang represents pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies of all sizes on the procurement and protection of intellectual property.

J. Jason Williams
Associate

Jason Williams practices patent, trademark, and trade secret law, with a primary focus on litigation.

Kunyong Yang
Associate

Kunyong Yang practices intellectual property law in the fields of pharmaceuticals, agrochemicals, biotechnology, life sciences, and alternative fuels.

Dominic Yee
Assoicate

Dominic Yee focuses his practice on IP portfolio management and strategy, U.S. and foreign patent prosecution, and technology and licensing transactions for biotechnology, pharmaceutical, and materials science companies.

Patent Agent and IP Legal Interns

Irina Britva
Patent Agent

Dr. Irina Britva’s practice includes domestic and foreign patent portfolio development, management, and enforcement in biotechnology, with an emphasis on pharmaceuticals, medicinal chemistry, biochemistry, and plant biology.

Stephanie Brooker
IP Legal Intern

Stephanie Brooker currently works with firm attorneys on U.S. patent application drafting and prosecution efforts.

Raffaella Faraoni
IP Legal Intern

Raffaella Faraoni’s practice focuses on patent prosecution, including drafting and prosecuting U.S. and foreign patent applications relating to small-molecule therapeutics, medicinal chemistry, drug formulation, and other areas of drug discovery.

Unmesh Shah
IP Legal Intern

Unmesh Shah assists in the drafting and prosecution of U.S. and foreign patent applications as well as with due diligence and patentability analyses projects for pharmaceutical/biotechnology clients.

Gali Steinberg-Tatman
IP Legal Intern

Gali Steinberg-Tatman’s practice focuses on patent prosecution, including drafting and prosecuting U.S. and foreign patent applications relating to small molecule therapeutics, medicinal chemistry, drug formulation, and other areas of drug discovery.