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, including international patent prosecution, patent opinions, prelitigation counseling, ex parte and inter partes patent reexamination, due diligence of intellectual property assets, patent litigation at the district courts and the International Trade Commission. He has filed and prosecuted hundreds of patent applications in the United States and throughout Europe, South America, and Asia.
Sarah Geers represents pharmaceutical clients in intellectual property litigation in a variety of venues, including in district court, arbitration, and at the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB). Her practice spans Hatch-Waxman and other patent infringement actions, inter partes review proceedings, trade secret, and misappropriation actions. Her litigation experience spans discovery, trial, and appeal.
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. Involved in proceedings at the Board, including trials for Inter Partes Review (IPR) and Covered Business Method review (CBM), since the first day of their availability in September 2012, Matt regularly represents clients as both petitioners and patent owners at the Board. He further works as an advocate for clients in appeals from Board proceedings at the Federal Circuit.
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 patent portfolios for some of the world’s most successful pharmaceutical and biotech therapeutics. Anthony’s experience includes domestic and foreign litigation, post-grant proceedings including inter partes review (IPR), patent portfolio strategy, oppositions, interferences, invalidation proceedings, and transactions for 100s of products.
In his nearly 20 years of experience, Vishal Khatri has leveraged IP to add billions of dollars of value to clients’ businesses. Whether litigating patents with marketplace competitors or developing strategic patent portfolios worldwide, clients value Vishal’s ability to develop creative strategies toward achieving business objectives.
For more than 10 years, Tracy Stitt has represented clients as an intellectual property litigator in high-stakes cases before numerous United States District Courts, the International Trade Commission (ITC), and the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board. Specifically, Tracy’s practice is focused on trademark, patent, design patent, trade dress, and unfair competition matters. In addition to litigating infringement cases, she counsels clients on trademark prosecution matters, trademark policing efforts, and domain name protection strategies.