Jason Gardner focuses his practice on intellectual property law. He helps established and start-up companies acquire patent assets, monetize patent assets, manage patent-related risks associated with developing and releasing new products, and assert patent rights. He is experienced in appeals to both the Federal Circuit Court of Appeals and Patent Trial and Appeal Board, establishing and implementing patent procurement programs, conducting intellectual property due diligence, and performing portfolio evaluations. He is a registered patent attorney and provides advice for quickly building patent portfolios and to leverage value for furthering strategic business objectives. He also helps clients in connection with inter partes reviews and covered business method patent reviews.
Mr. Gardner regularly evaluates patent rights and renders opinions with respect to invalidity, infringement, freedom-to-operate issues, and design-around options. He also prepares and prosecutes domestic and international patent applications and manages domestic and international patent portfolios. He has experience handling patent disputes and drafting intellectual property licensing agreements.
Mr. Gardner’s technical experience broadly covers many electrical, software, and mechanical areas, including wireless telecommunications, FinTech, healthcare IT, image processing and projection, Internet applications, semiconductor devices, medical devices, energy production, hydrocarbon extraction, financial services software, predictive modeling, construction machinery, and autonomous vehicles.
Professional & Community Activities
Wake Forest Intellectual Property Law Journal, Board of Advisors, Member
American Bar Association, Member
American Intellectual Property Law Association, Member
Federal Bar Association, Member
State Bar of Georgia, Intellectual Property Law Section, Member