Jason C. White litigates intellectual property disputes involving patents, design patents, trademarks, trade dress, unfair competition, and trade secrets. Experienced in bench and jury trials throughout the United States, including before the International Trade Commission, Jason often serves as lead counsel in these cases. Jason also has experience representing both petitioners and patent owners in post-grant proceedings before the United States Patent and Trademark Office. His clients include Fortune 500 technology companies involved in complex patent cases, as either plaintiffs or defendants. He also helps clients assert and defend claims of trademark and trade dress infringement, and unfair competition.
With an undergraduate degree in electrical and computer engineering, Jason has experience trying cases that involve technologies such as the Internet, e-commerce, computer hardware and software, cellular communications, database search and retrieval, global positioning systems (GPS), automated guidance systems, vehicle control systems, electronic gaming, and medical devices.
Prior to joining Morgan Lewis, Jason was a partner in the Intellectual Property Practice at the Chicago office of another international law firm.
Obtained a defense verdict of noninfringement and invalidity in a patent infringement lawsuit for a major internet search company after a jury trial in the Eastern District of Texas where plaintiff sought $28 million in damages.
Obtained a defense verdict of no-liability for a major pharmaceutical and healthcare company in a patent false marking lawsuit after a bench trial in the Southern District of New York where plaintiff sought a $20 million fine.
Obtained a summary judgment ruling of noninfringement in a patent infringement lawsuit for a major internet search company in the Eastern District of Texas in which the Chief Judge of the Federal Circuit sat by designation and issued the summary judgment ruling.
Obtained a summary judgment ruling of no liability in a false patent marking lawsuit for a major manufacturer of single use food and beverage service products in the Eastern District of Virginia where the plaintiff sought more than $10 trillion. The Federal Circuit affirmed the district court’s grant of summary judgment.
Represented a major internet search company in a patent infringement jury trial in the Eastern District of Texas. The jury’s finding of infringement was reversed by the Federal Circuit resulting in a victory for our client.
Represented dozens of clients as petitioners and patent owners in post-grant proceedings before the US Patent and Trademark Office.
Marquette University, 1992, B.S.E.E.
University of Dayton School of Law, 1996, J.D., Cum Laude
U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
U.S. District Court for the Eastern and Western Districts of Wisconsin
U.S. Supreme Court
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
U.S. District Courts for the Northern and Central Districts of Illinois
U.S. District Courts for the Eastern and Western Districts of Michigan
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
Awards and Affiliations
Listed, Benchmark Litigation Top Litigator Under 40 (2017–2018)
Recommended, Dispute Resolution - Appellate - Supreme Court (federal and state), The Legal 500 US (2016, 2017)
Listed, Illinois Super Lawyers (2009–2017)
Listed, Illinois Leading Lawyers Network (2007-2015)