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Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP, J. Michael Jakes, Washington DC, USA

J. Michael Jakes

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Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP

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Intellectual Property

 

Career

Mike Jakes concentrates his practice on patent litigation and related counseling. He serves as lead counsel in federal district courts and the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC), and before arbitration panels. Mr. Jakes deals mainly with computer, electronics, semiconductor, software, and medical device technologies.

Mr. Jakes has vast experience at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, having argued 40 appeals and prepared and filed briefs in many more. Since 1993, he has served as coauthor of Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit: Practice & Procedure, published by LexisNexis. He is a former member of the Federal Circuit's Advisory Council and previously led the firm’s appellate section.

Member

  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit 
    (Advisory Council, 2008–2012)
  • Intellectual Property Owners Association 
    (Amicus Committee, 2011–present) 
  • American Bar Association, Intellectual Property Law Section 
    (Chair, Antitrust Committee 1998–1999; Chair, Amicus Briefs Committee, 1995–1998, and Member, 2009–present)

Education

Georgetown University Law Center
J.D., magna cum laude, 1986
Johns Hopkins University
M.S., Computer Science, 1983
Duke University
B.S., Electrical Engineering,
summa cum laude, with distinction, 1979

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