Jones Day

Intellectual Property Department

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What the team is known for Market-leading practice with diverse expertise in a full range of contentious and noncontentious IP matters, acting for a wide variety of national and international clients. Calls upon an esteemed group of trial lawyers to advise on disputes work, with experience representing clients in state and federal courts, before the ITC and the PTAB. Sector expertise covers life sciences, technology and consumer products, among others.

Strengths A source says: "The team is top of the line in its work," adding that "theymake sure no stone is left unturned."

Work highlights Defended Qualcomm in inter partes review proceedings asserted by Apple and Intel challenging the client's wireless communication technology patents.

Notable practitioners

Calvin Griffith
comes highly recommended for his expertise in big-ticket patent litigation, and also offers notable strength in trade secret disputes. Peers commend him as "an experienced trial counsel," while clients describe him as "knowledgeable, professional and great in all aspects."

Robert Ducatman
maintains an "excellent reputation" for his broad contentious practice, which includes handling tortious interference and trade secrets disputes. His practice includes copyright and patent mandates.