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 has served as lead counsel in several recent trials. Jason also represents clients in appellate proceedings and has argued many cases before the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.
Jason regularly represents both petitioners and patent owners in post-grant proceedings before the United States Patent and Trademark Office, and he has experience negotiating license agreements. 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 plaintiff’s verdict and an award of $31 million for a leading power tool manufacturer after a two-week jury trial in the Eastern District of Wisconsin.
Obtained a defense verdict for a pharmaceutical product company after a two-week ANDA trial in the District of Delaware. The district court ruled that half of the asserted patents were invalid and the other asserted patents were not infringed, resulting in a complete victory for our client.
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 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.
University of Dayton School of Law, 1996, J.D., Cum Laude
Marquette University, 1992, B.S.E.E.
US Supreme Court
US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
US Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
US District Court for the District of Colorado
US District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
US District Court for the Central District of Illinois
US District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan
US District Court for the Western District of Michigan
US District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
US District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin
US District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin
US Patent and Trademark Office
Awards and Affiliations
Recognized, IAM Patent 1000: The World’s Leading Patent Professionals (2018, 2019)
Recognized, IP Trademark Star – Illinois, Managing Intellectual Property (2018, 2019)
Recommended, Dispute Resolution - Appellate - Supreme Court (federal and state), The Legal 500 US (2016, 2017)
Recognized, Illinois Super Lawyers (2009–2017)
Recognized, Illinois Leading Lawyers Network (2007–2017)