Jason Balich counsels the firm’s clients and represents them in patent, trade secret and commercial litigation matters before district courts around the country, the International Trade Commission, and the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) in post-grant matters such as inter partes reviews. Jason’s counseling and litigation experience spans a diverse set of subject matters including pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, biosimilars, medical devices, data storage media, electro-hydraulic devices and consumer electronics.
Jason was previously at Axinn, Veltrop & Harkrider, where he assisted in the representation of both plaintiffs and defendants in patent litigation, including Hatch-Waxman litigation, before district courts and the PTAB. While at Axinn, Jason performed intellectual property counseling and patent due diligence, particularly in mechanical, chemical, pharmaceutical and biologic industries. Jason also counseled clients on regulatory matters before the Federal Drug Administration (FDA).
Jason also previously worked for General Electric in their Global Patent Operation and is the co-inventor of four US patents, obtained while working at 3M Company.