Jason M Shapiro
Partner at Edell Shapiro & Finnan LLC
With more than 20 years of experience in the IP field, Jason M Shapiro is recognised as a go-to attorney for complex patent prosecution matters, post-grant proceedings, non-infringement and invalidity opinions, technology transactions and protection of IP rights in US government contracts.
Leveraging his experience as both a registered US patent attorney and a patent litigator, Mr Shapiro has been actively involved in America Invents Act post-grant proceedings since they were introduced, representing both patent owners and petitioners. He has been particularly successful in obtaining inter partes review of patents asserted against his clients in related US district court litigations, including patents in the fields of mechanical engineering, electrical engineering and computer hardware and software.
Mr Shapiro rejoined the attorneys at Edell, Shapiro & Finnan in 2016, after five years as in-house patent counsel at Northrop Grumman Corporation and 10 years as a partner at Rothwell, Figg, Ernst & Manbeck. Before entering the legal profession, Mr Shapiro conducted research for the US Navy in the field of experimental hydrodynamics and supervised fabrication of advanced prototypes at Martin Marietta Corporation. His graduate research at the Johns Hopkins University involved use of optical interferometry in the field of experimental mechanics.