Jason A. Engel is a registered patent attorney with an undergraduate degree in electrical engineering. He concentrates his practice on the litigation of intellectual property matters with a focus on patent litigation and patent office litigation. He has substantial experience before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board, in federal district courts across the country, and with Section 337 investigations in the U.S. International Trade Commission.
Mr. Engel is experienced in all aspects of litigation, including discovery, motion practice, claim construction, and trial practice. He has conducted examination of witnesses at trial, argued motions, and taken and defended depositions of fact and expert witnesses. He is familiar with the Patent Local Rules for the Northern District of Illinois, the Northern District of California, the District of New Jersey, and the Eastern and Southern Districts of Texas.
Mr. Engel also has experience with post-grant proceedings, including in the context of overall trial strategy. He has advised clients on a number of proceedings including ex parte reexamination, inter partes reexamination, and inter partes review, and where necessary has represented clients in such proceedings before the United States Patent and Trademark Office.
Mr. Engel also handles patent prosecution, licensing, due diligence and counseling matters. As an attorney licensed to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, Mr. Engel’s prosecution experience includes systems and methods of doing business, electrical and mechanical devices, and a variety of Internet-related work.
Previously, Mr. Engel worked as a computer consultant developing informational databases for Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Kettering Radiologist Imaging Center and Dayton Power and Light. As a technical consultant to the University of Dayton, he implemented the University's first website.
Mr. Engel is an Adjunct Professor of Law at the Chicago-Kent College of Law where he co-founded and supports the Intellectual Property Law Clinic.