Jay focuses his practice on all areas involving patents, including the preparation and prosecution of utility and design patent applications in the United States and internationally, reissue applications, and applications filed under the Patent Cooperation Treaty. He also focuses on American Invents Act (AIA) post-grant proceedings, validity and infringement opinions, client counseling, due diligence, and litigation support.
He has helped U.S., European, Taiwanese, Korean and Japanese corporations grow and manage international patent portfolios, often assisting corporate counsel in obtaining and enforcing global patent rights.
He also has experience with patent appeal proceedings before the U.S. Patent Trial and Appeals Board (PTAB), as well as accelerated examination and first-action interview practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
Jay’s patent experience covers a wide variety of electrical, computer, electro-mechanical, mechanical, and biomedical technologies, including wireless communication systems, semiconductor devices and fabrication, printing systems and devices, electronic displays and driving circuitry, medical and biomedical devices, medical imaging systems, automotive control systems, magnetoresistive devices, global navigation satellite systems, multimedia set-top boxes, analog and digital circuitry, computer software and networks, and optical networks.
Prior to joining Schiff Hardin, Jay was an associate with intellectual property law firms in Virginia and Washington, D.C., where he focused his practice on various areas involving patents, with a particular emphasis on the preparation and prosecution of patent applications in the United States and abroad.