Combining both litigation and patent prosecution experience, Jacob Bachman brings a 360-degree perspective to protecting and enforcing intellectual property assets. His dual focus provides a window onto how both litigators and patent prosecutors think—insights he uses for the benefit of his clients.
Jacob’s practice covers a wide range of innovations including medical devices, automobile navigation and entertainment systems, insurance products, power tools, and kitchen and bath fixtures, among others. An engineer by training, Jacob takes a practical, hands-on approach to client counseling, often working directly with inventors to devise patent protection, enforcement, and avoidance strategies.
As a litigator, Jacob has been involved in all phases of trial preparation and motion practice for patent, trade secret and copyright cases. As a prosecutor, he has devised and implemented strategies to develop portfolios in the United States and internationally. He regularly drafts patent applications as well as infringement and patentability opinions.
Jacob communicates frequently and clearly with clients to gain an understanding of their ultimate business goals. Thinking forward, he focuses on the tactics and strategies that lead most directly to those objectives, ensuring that client investment justifies the possible outcome.