Jasper Tran advises and represents the Firm's technology and pharmaceutical clients in complex litigation and transactional matters.
As a technical generalist, Jasper has litigated competitor patent and trade secret cases involving emerging technologies ranging from semiconductors and software to medical devices and pharmaceuticals. He is experienced in all phases of litigation through trial and appeal. Additionally, he has drafted agreements and conducted due diligence related to the acquisition, divestment, and licensing of intellectual property assets.
Jasper has written for Indiana Law Journal, Iowa and Vanderbilt Law Reviews, Harvard and Yale Journals of Law and Technology, and IEEE Annals, among others. He serves on the editorial board of PTAB Bar Association Law Journal and regularly contributes to the Firm's PTAB Litigation Blog. He was a Google Policy Fellow and a Humphrey Policy Fellow.
Prior to his legal career, Jasper researched nanostructures for organic solar cells at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.
Failure to Refute Challenges to Real Parties-in-Interest Terminates 3 IPR Proceedings, PTAB Litigation Blog
- January 2020
Discretionary Denials of IPR Institution, 19 Chicago-Kent Journal of Intellectual Property | PTAB Bar Association Law Journal 253
- November 2019
Alice at Five, 2019 Patently-O Patent Law Journal 25
- October 2019
Internet (Re)Search by Judges, Jurors, and Lawyers, 9 IP Theory 1
- April 2019
The Myth of Hush-A-Phone v. United States, 41(4) IEEE Annals of the History of Computing 6
- July 2018
Use of Internet Research by Judges, Juries and Practitioners: What is Appropriate?, State Bar of Texas: Advanced Patent Litigation, Ch. 10
- February 2018
Federal Circuit Illuminates Two-Prong Direct Infringement Test, Daily Journal
Selected Publications Prior to Jones Day
The Right to Attention, 91 Indiana Law Journal 1023
Abstracting About Abstract Idea, 102 Iowa Law Review Online 60
Press Clause and 3D Printing, 14 Northwestern Journal of Technology & Intellectual Property 75
Two Years After Alice v. CLS Bank, 98 Journal of the Patent & Trademark Office Society 354, cited in Va. Innovation Scis. Inc. v. Amazon.com, Inc., 227 F. Supp. 3d 582 (E.D. Va. 2017)
Software Patents: A One-Year Review of Alice v. CLS Bank, 97 Journal of the Patent & Trademark Office Society 532
Patenting Bioprinting, Harvard Journal of Law & Technology Digest
Coauthor, Strict Liability and 3D-Printed Medical Devices, Yale Journal of Law & Technology Online
Coauthor, Dual Selectivity Expressed in [2+2+1] Dynamic Clipping of Unsymmetrical Catenanes, Organic Letters 12(7): 1528-31
Selected Speaking Engagement Prior to Jones Day
January 29, 2016
Navigating the Cybersecurity Act of 2015, Chapman Law Review Symposium
- University of Minnesota (J.D. 2015; Order of the Coif; Law Review; Constitutional Commentary); University of California, Berkeley (B.S. in Chemistry 2011; B.A. in Neuroscience 2011)
- Law Clerk to Judge Raymond P. Moore, U.S. District Court, District of Colorado (2016 term)