Jayson Cohen is an associate in the New York office, where his practice focuses on intellectual property litigation and patent litigation in particular. He has represented clients before numerous U.S. District Courts, the New York Supreme Court, the U.S. International Trade Commission, and the U.S. Copyright Royalty Board in patent infringement, IP licensing, trade secret, and other intellectual property disputes. These disputes have spanned a wide variety of fields, including semiconductor lasers and Blu-Ray consumer products, light emitting diodes, digital cameras, computer and circuit bus architecture and arbitration, power management of processors, software, e commerce, pharmaceutical products (in ANDA litigation under the Hatch-Waxman Act), monoclonal antibodies and biologics, genetically modified crops, pesticides, cosmetics, music, and electronic trading algorithms. Mr. Cohen is also registered to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office.
In 2012 and 2013, Mr. Cohen was named to Super Lawyers’ New York-Metro Rising Stars list for intellectual property litigation. He is co-author of the chapter “Settling Patent Cases” in the legal treatise Settlement Agreements in Commercial Disputes: Negotiating, Drafting and Enforcement. He also serves on the Publications Committee of the New York Intellectual Property Law Association.
Prior to his legal career, Mr. Cohen gained extensive professional experience in numerous technology areas, including electronics, optics, physics, communications, networks, cryptography, chemistry, mechanical devices, and software. He worked as a Scientist at MagiQ Technologies, Inc. from 2000 to 2001, where he also acted as a liaison with outside counsel on patent and regulatory issues. From 2001 until 2004, he worked as a Senior Engineer at The MITRE Corporation. In addition, Mr. Cohen was a Visiting Scientist at New York University in 1999 and at the National Science Foundation FOCUS Center at the University of Michigan from 2004 to 2006. Mr. Cohen is also an inventor on two patents, one concerning efficient random number generation through optical detection and one concerning wavevector-division multiplexed optical communications and quantum cryptography.
Mr. Cohen earned a Sc.B. in Electrical Engineering and an A.B. in History, magna cum laude, from Brown University, where he was elected to Tau Beta Pi. He received his Ph.D. in Applied Physics from the University of Michigan, where he was a Regents Fellow and a Rackham Pre-Doctoral Fellow. He received his J.D., magna cum laude, from the University of Michigan Law School, where he served as a contributing editor of the Michigan Law Review and was elected to the Order of the Coif.