Jeffrey M.White (Jeff)


Dallas + 1.214.969.3723

Jeff White represents high-tech clients in intellectual property disputes, including litigation in the federal courts and before the PTAB. His practice includes patent infringement litigation, inter partes review (IPR) proceedings, false advertising litigation, and related client counseling.

Jeff represents clients such as IBM, Honda, Kyocera, and Western Digital, and he has experience in disputes related to a variety of technologies, such as cryptography, digital rights management (DRM), vehicle sensor and safety systems, video and camera systems, wireless communications, and semiconductors.

Prior to joining Jones Day, Jeff was an engineer in the defense industry. During that time he was extensively involved in the design, development, integration, and testing of computers, displays, and training systems for fighter aircraft and military helicopters.

Jeff is a member of the Dallas Bar Association, the PTAB Bar Association, the American Intellectual Property Law Association, and the Bar Association of the Fifth Federal Circuit. He is also a past member of The Honorable Barbara M. G. Lynn American Inn of Court.


  • NXP files 14 IPR petitions challenging claims of 12 Impinj RFID patentsJones Day is representing NXP Semiconductors N.V. in 14 petitions for inter partes review ("IPR") at the United States Patent Office's Patent Trial and Appeal Board.
  • NXP battles allegations of infringing 26 RFID patentsJones Day is defending NXP USA, Inc. against allegations of infringing 26 patents relating to different aspects of RFID technology.
  • Qualcomm defends against Apple's patent infringement claims relating to processor power saving techniquesJones Day is defending Qualcomm Incorporated against Apple, Inc.'s allegations that Qualcomm's Snapdragon processors – CPU/GPU/Baseband Modem System on Chip – infringe a number of Apple's patents directed to power saving techniques for use in processors.
  • Kyocera defends against patent infringement claims relating to telecommunications technologyJones Day is defending Kyocera Corporation and Kyocera International, Inc. in a patent infringement action brought by Bell Northern Research (“BNR”).
  • NXP defeats DIFF Scale Research in patent infringement lawsuit relating to multiple semiconductor patentsJones Day successfully defended NXP USA Inc. against allegations of infringing five patents that relate to various aspects of semiconductor technology, including phase lock loop, timing/clock circuit, packet network, and traffic shaping technology.
  • Compass Bank obtains dismissal with prejudice against patent infringement claims brought by Intellectual VenturesJones Day successfully represented Compass Bank in a patent infringement action brought by the non-practicing entity Intellectual Ventures II LLC relating to online banking services.
  • BWXT obtains $800 million senior secured credit facilityJones Day represented BWX Technologies, Inc. in connection with a US$800 million senior secured credit agreement consisting of a US$500 million senior secured revolving credit facility; a US$50 million senior secured term loan A; and a CAD$250 million senior secured term loan A.
  • IBM resolves patent infringement claims brought by UTRF and St. Matthew ResearchJones Day successfully resolved a patent infringement action on behalf of International Business Machines Corporation (IBM) relating to database search and retrieval functionality brought by the University of Tennessee Research Foundation (UTRF) and Saint Matthew Research, LLC.
  • Western Digital and SanDisk resolve multi-patent case related to NAND flash semiconductor devices and manufacturing processesJones Day represented defendants Western Digital Corporation and SanDisk LLC in a multi-patent case related to semiconductor devices and manufacturing processes.
  • Honda resolves patent infringement dispute over automotive multimedia integration systemJones Day defended American Honda Motor Co., Inc. and related Honda U.S. subsidiaries against claims of patent infringement involving two patents directed to an automotive multimedia integration system.
  • Compass Bank prevails at PTAB and in Federal Circuit in IPRs challenging Intellectual Ventures patentsJones Day, on behalf of Compass Bank, prevailed in three inter partes review (IPR) proceedings challenging patents asserted by Intellectual Ventures II LLC against numerous aspects of Compass Bank's online banking operations in a patent infringement lawsuit filed in June 2013.
  • Kakao obtains dismissal of patent infringement action relating to teleconferencing technologyAfter filing a motion to dismiss for lack of personal jurisdiction for Korea-based Kakao Corporation in a patent infringement action involving two patents relating to teleconferencing technology, Jones Day obtained dismissal of the action with prejudice.
  • Kyocera dismisses patent infringement claims relating to LTE telecommunications technologyJones Day obtained dismissal of two patent infringement cases brought against Kyocera Corporation and Kyocera International, Inc. in the Eastern District of Texas.
  • SharkNinja resolves Lanham Act case against DysonSharkNina Operating LLC, the maker of class-leading Shark® vacuums and the innovative line of Ninja® kitchen appliances, hired Jones Day to take over--four months before the scheduled trial--a Lanham Act case against direct competitor Dyson regarding vacuum products of the respective parties.
  • HD Supply secures early dismissal from NPE patent infringement caseJones Day secured an early dismissal for HD Supply, Inc. in a patent infringement case involving interactive web page technology.
  • Hikvision USA wins dismissal with prejudice in multi-defendant patent infringement suitJones Day successfully obtained a voluntary dismissal with prejudice and award of costs on behalf of Hikvision USA, Inc. in a patent infringement case relating to security surveillance technology.
  • Privately-held information company defends proposed nationwide class action alleging violations of Driver's Privacy Protection ActJones Day defended its client, a privately-held information company, in a proposed nationwide privacy class action brought under the federal Driver's Privacy Protection Act (DPPA).
  • Freescale obtains voluntary dismissal with prejudice of allegations of patent infringement after identifying alleged inequitable conduct before discovery startedOn behalf of Freescale Semiconductor, Inc., Jones Day obtained voluntary dismissal with prejudice of a patent infringement lawsuit after identifying alleged inequitable conduct before discovery started in the case.
  • Kyocera defends against alleged patent infringement relating to telecommunications standardsJones Day defends Kyocera Communications, Inc. against accusations that its cell phones infringe a patent allegedly relating to 3G telecommunications standards.
  • Honda successfully defends against patent infringement actionJones Day obtained a dismissal of all claims against American Honda Motor Company, Inc. and Honda of America Mfg., Inc. in three patent infringement actions brought in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas by plaintiff American Vehicular Sciences LLC.
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