Jason Williams practices patent, trademark, and trade secret law, with a primary focus on IP litigation for industries such as biopharma. His experience includes patent litigation in federal district courts, the PTAB, and the International Trade Commission (ITC) on a wide range of technologies, including wireless and satellite telecommunications, industrial and commercial products, software, security systems, pharmaceuticals, and business methods. He also has extensive experience in trademark, false advertising, and unfair competition litigation in federal district courts, as well as self-regulatory proceedings before the National Advertising Division of the Council of Better Business Bureaus (NAD).
Jason's experience covers all stages of patent and trademark litigation, including pleading, discovery, motion practice, Markman, settlement negotiation, trial preparation, and trial. His experience also includes noninfringement analyses, reexaminations and inter partes review of patents (IPR), and counseling clients regarding patent, trademark, and copyright protection and enforcement.
Prior to attending law school, Jason spent three years conducting biomedical research at the University of Louisville's Department of Medicine in the nephrology and cardiology divisions.
Jason is active in several professional and community service organizations, including the Litigation Committee of the IP Section of the Atlanta Bar Association, the American Bar Association Section of Intellectual Property, and Jerusalem House.
PTAB Upholds GILENYA™ Method of Treatment Patent, Prompting New ANDA Litigation, PTAB Litigation Blog
Claims of Patent for Treating Anemia with Iron Carbohydrate Complexes and Denies Motion to Amend Claims, PTAB Litigation Blog
Claim Construction Defeats CFAD’s Bid To Invalidate Patent On Controlled Release Compositions of 5-ASA, PTAB Litigation Blog
Federal Circuit Panel Begrudgingly Upholds PTAB’s Claim Construction But Vacates Finding Of Obviousness On Other Grounds, PTAB Litigation Blog
- 2010Strategies for Combating Patent Trolls, Journal of Intellectual Property Law, The University of Georgia School of Law, Vol. 17, No. 12, p. 367
- 2005Protecting the Frontiers of Biotechnology Beyond the Genome: The Limits of Patent Law in the Face of the Proteomics Revolution, 58 Vand. L. Rev. 955
- February 26, 2014Intellectual Property Protection For Product Designs and Packaging, Jones Day CLE Academy
- February 10, 2006A Primer on Intellectual Property for the General Practitioner, The Tennessee Valley Public Power Association's Annual Legal Seminar
- Vanderbilt University (J.D. 2005; Articles Editor, Law Review; Order of the Coif); University of Louisville (M.S. in Biology 1999); Union University (B.S. in Biology/History summa cum laude 1996)
- Georgia; U.S. District Courts for the Northern District of Georgia, Northern District of Florida, and Eastern District of Texas; U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit; and registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
- Winner, Georgia "General Litigation Department of the Year," The Daily Report, April 25, 2013