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.

Joe Beauchamp, Jones Day Partner

Marc Blackman
Partner

Marc Blackman is an intellectual property attorney with more than 20 years of experience representing clients in high-stakes patent infringement cases in federal courts throughout the country.

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

For more than 20 years Dave has provided clients with a full range of patent legal services, including as lead counsel in more than 20 post-grant trials at the Patent Trial and Appeal Board of the United States Patent Office. Dave was part of the three-lawyer Jones Day team that prevailed at the Supreme Court in SAS Institute, Inc. v. Iancu, fundamentally changing PTAB litigation practice at the United States Patent Office.

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 nearly 300 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

John Kinton
Partner

John Kinton’s notable experience as a trial attorney and engineer allow him to effectively represent clients in patent infringement proceedings, patent invalidation proceedings, PTAB proceedings, and technology litigation.

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

Gasper J. LaRosa
Partner

Gasper LaRosa is co-chair of Jones Day’s PTAB Litigation Practice and is a leading pharmaceutical and biotechnology patent lawyer as recognized by clients and his peers.

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.  He also litigates patents before the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) and district courts. With 19 years of patent experience, a Ph.D. in Applied Physics, Doug has helped clients obtain hundreds of U.S. and international patents and successfully assisted clients on case-dispositive litigation issues.

 

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

Richard Graham, Jones Day Associate

David Anderson
Associate

David Anderson is a patent litigator with experience across a broad range of technologies, including electrical power distribution systems, wearable technology, integrated circuits, computer security systems, and medical devices.

Stephanie Brooker, Jones Day IP Legal Intern

Stephanie M. Brooker
Associate

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.

Jamie Choi, Jones Day Associate

T. Kaitlin Crowder
Associate

Kait Crowder’s practice focuses on intellectual property, with a primary focus on patent litigation. She also has experience with trademark, trade secret, and unfair competition matters.

Raffaella Faraoni, Jones Day IP Legal Intern

Raffaella Faraoni
Associate

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.

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.

Gali Steinberg-Tatman, Jones Day IP Legal Intern

Gali Steinberg-Tatman
Associate

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.

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.

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

Unmesh Shah, Jones Day IP Legal Intern

Amanda Leckman
IP Legal Intern

Amanda Leckman assists with patent prosecution activities in the U.S. as well as in foreign jurisdictions. She is a registered patent agent and has prosecuted patent applications in the areas of solar technology, data processing, electromagnetic simulation software, semiconductor devices, and data networking.

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.