RJ Shea focuses on licensing and technology transactional matters within the life sciences and technology industries. His practice includes a wide range of intellectual property-related matters, including licensing, joint ventures, joint development agreements, development and supply agreements, and strategic intellectual property counseling.
Prior to joining Jones Day in 2022, RJ practiced at industry leading law firms in New York. His New York experience focused on patent and intellectual property matters primarily in the pharmaceutical and life sciences space. RJ's experience specifically includes licensing, freedom to operate analyses, and intellectual property due diligence for corporate transactions. RJ also has experience with intellectual property litigation including Hatch-Waxman litigations, inter partes reviews, and Federal Circuit appeals.
- Northwestern University (J.D. cum laude 2016); University of Wisconsin-Madison (B.S. in Microbiology and English 2012)
- Minnesota, New York, U.S. District Courts for the Eastern and Southern Districts of New York, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, and registered to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office