Partners

Joe Beauchamp, Jones Day Partner

Joe Beauchamp
Partner

Joe Beauchamp has 18 years of experience covering all facets of intellectual property law. He is widely recognized for his work in IP law, being named a Texas Super Lawyer (a service of the Thomson Reuters Legal division) from 2013 through 2017.

Greg Castanias, Jones Day Partner

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. A fellow of the American Academy of Appellate Lawyers, his experience includes five Supreme Court arguments, close to 70 Federal Circuit arguments, and countless others in federal and state courts across the nation, from Alaska to Connecticut.

Jennifer Chheda, Jones Day Partner

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, Jones Day Partner

David Cochran
Partner

A patent holder himself, Dave Cochran has counseled clients in more than 60 post-grant trials before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board of the United States Patent Office. Dave is the leader of the PTAB Litigation group at Jones Day.

Anthony Insogna, Jones Day Partner and IP practice leader

Anthony Insogna
Partner

Anthony Insogna is the Leader of Jones Day’s global IP Practice and is one of the foremost life sciences patent lawyers as recognized by clients, peers, and Chambers. He has more than 27 years of experience enforcing and defending patents around the globe.

Matt Johnson, Jones Day Associate

Matt Johnson
Partner

Matt Johnson is one of the Firm’s primary contacts on practice before the PTAB.  Matt consults on nearly every one of Jones Day’s over 225 PTAB cases to date.  He currently serves as co-chair of Jones Day’s PTAB practice.

Vishal Khatri, Jones Day Of Counsel

Vishal Khatri
Partner

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).

Carl Kukkonen, Jones Day Partner

Carl Kukkonen
Partner

An acknowledged leader in the profession, Carl Kukkonen has nearly 20 years of experience in strategic intellectual property counseling. He advises clients on patent infringement and validity, preparation and prosecution of patent applications, and brand protection matters.

Ken Luchesi, Jones Day Partner

Ken Luchesi
Partner

Kenny Luchesi is a trial lawyer with more than 14 years of experience both as a product development engineer and as an attorney litigating complex intellectual property matters.

Dave Maiorana, Jones Day Partner

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, Jones Day Partner

John Marlott
Partner

John Marlott brings 25 years of intellectual property law experience to his role as lead counsel in IP disputes for Jones Day clients. He focuses on high-stakes district court patent litigation, post-grant patent proceedings before the USPTO Patent Trial & Appeal Board (PTAB), and appeals to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.

Cary Miller, Jones Day Partner

Cary Miller
Partner

With more than 15 years of experience, Dr. Cary Miller’s practice focuses on assisting life sciences clients with their patent issues. She works with clients in patent prosecution, prelitigation analysis, PTAB proceedings, and patent litigation.

Doug Pearson, Jones Day Partner

Doug Pearson
Partner

Doug Pearson, a former Navy physicist and inventor, assists clients in trials before the USPTO’s Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) and helps clients develop strong patent portfolios.

Christian Platt, Jones Day Partner

Christian Platt
Partner

Christian Platt is an experienced patent trial lawyer who handles complicated intellectual property disputes in the courts and the patent office, including patent infringement, patent validity, trade secret, and licensing disputes.

Joe Sauer, Jones Day Partner

Joe Sauer
Partner

With more than 17 years of experience, Joe Sauer is actively involved in the PTAB Litigation group at Jones Day and has represented clients in more than 20 post-grant trials at the Patent Trial and Appeal Board.

Of Counsel

Geoffrey Gavin, Jones Day Partner

Geoffrey Gavin
Of Counsel

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.

J. Jason Williams, Jones Day Associate

J. Jason Williams
Of Counsel

Jason Williams has over 12 years of experience in patent, trademark, and trade secret law, and primarily focuses on patent litigation for a wide range of industries such as biopharma, wireless and satellite telecommunications, industrial and commercial products, software, security systems, pharmaceuticals, and business methods.

Associates

Jamie Choi, Jones Day Associate

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.

Christian Damon, Jones Day Associate

Christian Damon
Associate

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

Jeffery Giering, Jones Day Associate

Jeffery Giering
Associate

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

Richard Graham, Jones Day Associate

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.

Yury Kalish, Jones Day Associate

Yury Kalish
Associate

Dr. Yury Kalish is a patent attorney who applies his legal and industry experience to strategically and efficiently support clients in a wide range of technologies. His practice focuses on intellectual property law, including patent litigation, patent prosecution, and IP counseling.

Lisamarie LoGiudice, Jones Day Associate

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, Jones Day Associate

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, Jones Day Associate

Thomas Ritchie
Associate

Tom Ritchie is a patent attorney focused on disputes in the electrical and computer arts, including matters relating to software, semiconductors, and UMTS / LTE wireless communication systems.

Wanli Tang, Jones Day Associate

Wanli Tang
Associate

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

Kunyong Yang, Jones Day Associate

Kunyong Yang
Associate

Kunyong Yang focuses his practice on the development and management of global patent portfolios involving pharmaceutical, chemical, and biotechnology innovations. A particular focus of his practice is advising clients regarding intellectual property matters for small molecule drugs.

Dominic Yee, Jones Day Assoicate

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.

Lin Yu, Jones Day Associate

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.

Patent Agent and IP Legal Interns

Stephanie Brooker, Jones Day IP Legal Intern

Stephanie M. Brooker
IP Legal Intern

Stephanie M. Brooker currently works with firm attorneys on U.S. patent application drafting and prosecution efforts relating to data and signal processing, semiconductor manufacturing and devices, and medical equipment.

Raffaella Faraoni, Jones Day IP Legal Intern

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, Jones Day IP Legal Intern

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, Jones Day IP Legal Intern

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.