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Jacob C. Jones

Jacob C. Jones

Associate| Phoenix


Jacob Jones is a commercial litigator whose practice is focused on intellectual property and technology litigation. His experience includes litigation regarding patent and trademark infringement and validity; copyright infringement and ex parte impoundment; unfair competition; trade secret misappropriation; domain name disputes; and contracts relating to technology development, information technology services, and engineering services.

Jacob has experience litigating intellectual property matters before federal district and state courts, the United States Court of Federal Claims, and the United States Trademark Trial and Appeal Board, as well as under the Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy. He has also navigated jurisdictional issues associated with asserting patent infringement claims against the United States government when those claims relate to non-government patent infringement litigation in federal district court.

Jacob is a registered patent attorney with the United States Patent and Trademark Office and has experience prosecuting patent, trademark, and copyright applications. He has counseled clients regarding intellectual property portfolio development and strategy; licensing; due diligence; clearance; patent, trademark, and copyright infringement and validity; and patentability. Jacob’s technical background and case experience include molecular biotechnology – including transgenic organisms – and other biosciences, chemistry, agriculture, sustainable energy, software, database management, mechanical, electrical, energetic materials and systems, and firearms.

Through his pro-bono activities, Jacob also has experience regarding obtaining legal status for abused, neglected, or abandoned juveniles under the federal Special Immigrant Juvenile program.

  • Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law, Arizona State University (J.D., 2012)
    • Pro Bono Graduate Award with highest distinction
    • Dean’s Recruitment Scholarship
    • Center for Law, Science & Innovation - Law, Science & Technology Certificates
      • Intellectual Property
      • Genomics & Biotechnology Law
  • Arizona State University (B.S., Molecular Biosciences/Biotechnology, minor in Biochemistry, magna cum laude, 2009)
    • National Merit Scholar
    • Washington Scholar
    • Robert C. Byrd Scholar
  • American Intellectual Property Law Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Maricopa County Bar Association
  • Federal Bar Association
  • J. Reuben Clark Law Society
  • Consumer Litigator of the Year, Volunteer Lawyers Program, CLS/MCBA (2015)
  • Volunteer Legal Program
  • Florence Immigrant and Refugee Rights Project
  • Boy Scouts of America
    • Chartered Organization Representative
    • Eagle Scout
    • Venturing Crew Advisor (2011-2013)
  • Youth Flag Football Referee (2007-2011)
  • Kidney donor
  • NRA Certified Basic Shotgun Instructor
  • Best-Test Analytical Services, Laboratory Technician (1993-2004; 2006-2010)
  • AZ Bio/ASU, Plant Biotechnology Lab, Laboratory Technician/Researcher (2004, 2006-2007)
  • Portuguese (Full Professional Proficiency)
  • Spanish (Limited Working Proficiency)
  • Arizona
  • United States Patent and Trademark Office
  • Supreme Court of Arizona
  • United States District Court, District of Arizona
  • United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit