Jason Colangelo is an associate in the Litigation Department and Patent Law and Intellectual Property Groups. Jason’s practice focuses on complex intellectual property matters, including assisting clients in obtaining and enforcing patent and trademark rights in both the U.S. and abroad.
Jason has extensive experience prosecuting patent applications for mechanical, electromechanical and software inventions. His practice spans a broad range of industries and technical fields, including digital and analog circuit designs, computer/telecommunications networks, wireless/mobile devices, data storage systems, semiconductor processing equipment and techniques, plasma torch technologies, network and account security, cloud computing technology, unmanned underwater vehicles, and neurostimulation devices.
Jason also assists clients with the patent litigation process, including pre-suit investigations, discovery administration, witness interview and deposition preparation, and drafting trial documents, In addition, Jason has been involved in evaluating patents pertaining to certain technology standards for inclusion in multiparty licensing programs, including licensing programs for DVD disc and player equipment and MPEG video compression technology. He also has extensive experience in due diligence investigations for corporate transactions involving intellectual property.
Prior to entering the legal profession, Jason spent several years working as an electrical engineer for up-and-coming start-ups as well as established giants of industry such as Lucent Technologies and Motorola. In his role as a printed circuit board designer, he developed a wide array of products including data and voice networking switches, video-on-demand servers, militarized network encryptors, motorized dermatological injectors and wireless handheld medical devices.
Jason has experience with numerous protocols and technologies such as Frame Relay, ATM, MPLS, SONET, embedded computing, programmable logic devices, microprocessor-based subsystems, memory devices, and lithium batteries. He is a named inventor on U.S. and foreign patents as a result of his work.