GurneetSingh

Associate

Silicon Valley + 1.650.687.4108

Gurneet Singh has more than 10 years of experience in intellectual property (IP) matters involving complex technological areas for many well-known companies.

Gurneet focuses his practice on patent litigation in federal courts, the International Trade Commission (ITC), and the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB). He has also managed, supervised, and handled development of global patent portfolios and has drafted and successfully prosecuted hundreds of patent applications. Gurneet has analyzed patent portfolios for due diligence purposes, drafted several freedom-to-operate and patentability opinions, and counseled on open-source software issues.

Gurneet has represented clients in various technologies, including artificial intelligence, hardware accelerators, digital media players, radio-frequency identification systems, blockchain technology, cloud-computing platforms, autonomous vehicles, database technologies, medical devices, and consumer products.

He has authored articles related to patent law in academic and practice-focused journals, including the Chicago-Kent Journal of IP, the IP lawyer column within the IAM (Intellectual Asset Management) magazine, the expert analysis section of Law360, IP Litigator, and others.

Prior to joining Jones Day, Gurneet was a patent associate at a global IP firm. He also worked as a full-time patent agent while attending Rutgers Law School in the evenings. Upon graduation, Rutgers recognized him as an outstanding law school graduate.

Gurneet has performed academic research at UCLA, ETH Zurich (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology), and IIT Bombay (Indian Institute of Technology). He has taught technology management as a teaching assistant at UCLA, electrical engineering as an instructor for a summer program at UCLA, and tennis as a certified tennis coach. Additionally, Gurneet represented India multiple times in International Tennis Federation (ITF) Junior World Ranking Tennis Tournaments in singles and doubles categories.

Experience

  • NXP enforces semiconductor patents against MediaTek at ITCJones Day represents NXP Semiconductors N.V. et al. as plaintiff/complainant in a patent infringement dispute against competitor MediaTek Inc. et al. before the International Trade Commission (ITC) and the United States District Court for the Central District of California.
  • Cohesity disposes of six-patent litigation brought by adverse competitor CommvaultJones Day successfully represented Cohesity Inc. ("Cohesity") and obtained dismissal in a six-patent, competitor suit filed by Commvault Systems in April 21, 2020.
  • NXP litigates against competitor in an 18-patent suit directed to RFID technologyJones Day is representing NXP USA Inc. in a patent infringement lawsuit against its competitor Impinj, Inc. in the Western District of Texas.
  • Google defends patent infringement allegations over its Chromecast and Cast technologyJones Day is defending Google LLC in patent litigation brought by Touchstream Technologies, Inc. d/b/a Shodogg in the Western District of Texas.
  • NXP whittles down competitor's infringement suit involving RFID technology from 26 to four patentsJones Day is defending NXP USA, Inc. in a lawsuit brought by its competitor Impinj, Inc. alleging infringement of 26 patents relating to different aspects of radio frequency identification ("RFID") technology.
  • Additional Publications

    Publications Prior to Jones Day

    March 2018
    Are Internet-Implemented Applications of Block-Chain Technology Patent-Eligible in the United States?, 17 Chi.-Kent J. Intell. Prop. 356

    June 2017
    Dos And Don'ts For Clearing The Alice Hurdle In E-Commerce, IP Lawyer Column, Intellectual Asset Magazine

    February 2017
    US Patent Practice Drifting Toward Approach Prevalent Abroad, Expert Analysis Section, Law360

    May 2016
    Key Lessons from Patent Litigation for Drafting and Prosecuting Utility Patent Applications, IP Litigator, Volume 22, Number 3, pages 19–21