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. His experience includes several Supreme Court arguments, 60-plus 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.

Geoffrey Gavin, Jones Day Partner

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, Jones Day Partner and IP practice leader

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. He has more than 25 years of experience enforcing and defending patents around the globe.

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

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.

Cary Miller, Jones Day Partner

Cary Miller
Partner

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

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

Vishal Khatri, Jones Day 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, Jones Day Associate

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, 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 registered patent attorney. His practice primarily 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 practices in the area of intellectual property law, focusing on high-technology patent and copyright litigation matters.

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.

J. Jason Williams, Jones Day Associate

J. Jason Williams
Associate

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

Kunyong Yang, Jones Day Associate

Kunyong Yang
Associate

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

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

Irina Britva, Jones Day Patent Agent

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, Jones Day IP Legal Intern

Stephanie Brooker
IP Legal Intern

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

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.