Jeffrey S. Gerchick, a partner in the firm's Washington, D.C. office, has 15 years of experience in all phases of trial and appellate proceedings. Mr. Gerchick's practice focuses primarily on intellectual property litigation before the U.S. District Courts, the ITC and the Federal Circuit, with a particular emphasis on patent litigation. He has been trial counsel in cases involving patent and copyright issues concerning a wide range of technologies, including hybrid electric vehicles, computer hardware and software, wireless and wired communications, data networking protocols, consumer electronics, integrated circuit design, digital audio formats, and semiconductor chip fabrication.
- Barnes & Noble
- In the Matter of Certain Handheld Electronic Computing Devices, 337-TA-769 (Essex, ALJ). Currently representing Barnes & Noble in defending its popular NOOK eReader products from claims of patent infringement made by Microsoft concerning various hardware and software patents.
- In the Matter of Certain Mobile Telephones and Modems, 337-TA-758 (Bullock, ALJ). Represented Sony in a patent infringement action against LG concerning technologies used in cellphones and other mobile communications devices, including patents directed to WiFi and 3G (UMTS and CDMA2000) cellular technologies, as well as in related action brought in the Central District of California.
- In the Matter of Certain Display Devices Including Digital Televisions and Monitors, 337-TA-713 (Essex, ALJ). Represented Sony in a patent infringement action against eleven Respondents concerning digital displays technologies. Also represented Sony in the related In the Matter of Certain Liquid Crystal Display Devices and Products Interoperable with the Same, 337-TA-737 (Essex, ALJ) action, which involved technologies related to digital displays, digital cameras and video game consoles.
- In the Matter of Certain Hybrid Electric Vehicles and Components Thereof, 337-TA-688 (Essex, ALJ). Represented large Japanese automaker in a patent infringement action concerning technologies relating to hybrid vehicle drivetrains and system control strategies, as well as in three related actions brought in the Eastern District of Texas.
- Boston University School of Law
(J.D., cum laude, 1997)
- Journal of Science and Technology
- G. Joseph Tauro Scholar, 1997
- University of Michigan
(B.S.E., Electrical Engineering, 1994)
- Kenyon & Kenyon LLP:
- Partner, 2005-2012
- Associate, 1997-1999; 2000-2005
- Quarles & Brady LLP:
- Associate, 1999
- Co-author, Unfair Competition and the ITC, 2011 and 2012 editions.
- Member, American Bar Association
- Member, American Intellectual Property Law Association