Mr Jeffrey Jacobstein > Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP > Boston, United States > Lawyer Profile

Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
TWO SEAPORT LANE
BOSTON, MA 02210-2001
United States

Work Department

Intellectual Property

Position

Leader, Patent Office Practice Section

Career

Jeffrey Jacobstein, leader of the firm’s patent office practice, brings more than 15 years of experience in sophisticated counseling and successful resolution of contentious proceedings to his practice with clients in the biotechnology and life science spaces.

Memberships

  • American Bar Association
    (vice chair, Post-Grant Patent Practice and Policy Committee, Section of Intellectual Property Law, 2021-present; member, Amicus Briefs Committee, Section of Intellectual Property Law, 2021-present; chair, Patents in the Chemical and Life Sciences Committee, Section of Intellectual Property Law, 2019-2021; vice chair, 2018-2019; co-vice chair, 2017-2018)
  • Boston Patent Law Association
  • American Intellectual Property Law Association

Education

Harvard Law School
J.D., cum laude, 2010
University of Cambridge
M.Phil., Developmental Biology, 2007
Harvard College
A.B., Neurobiology, summa cum laude, 2006

Lawyer Rankings

United States > Intellectual property > Patents: prosecution (including re-examination and post-grant proceedings)

IP powerhouse Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP covers the full gamut of patent prosecution services. The group stands out for its particularly superb PTAB practice, which has a remarkable track record representing petitioners and patent owners in post-grant review, inter partes review proceedings, and covered business method reviews. In addition to its solid domestic presence with offices in Washington DC, Reston, Palo Alto, Boston and Atlanta, the firm boasts a significant global footprint in jurisdictions such as the UK and Japan. Jill MacAlpine in Washington DC, who heads the patent office practice, and has a focus on the chemical and pharmaceutical areas, Boston’s Jeffrey Jacobstein, who is a recurring choice for clients from the biotechnology and life science spaces, and Aaron Capron in Palo Alto are key contacts of the group.