Jennifer Schmidt applies a background in electrical engineering and computer science to advise leading technology companies in patent litigation and related complex commercial litigation. She has more than a decade of significant trial experience in cases relating to diverse technologies, handling matters before federal courts, the International Trade Commission, the Patent Trial and Appeal Board, and arbitration tribunals.
Ms. Schmidt obtains results for clients, including victories on dispositive motions, at trial, and on appeal and success at strategic litigation milestones, such as prevailing on advantageous claim constructions and winning motions to transfer and stay. Recognized as a “Rising Star” by both New York and Northern California Super Lawyers, Ms. Schmidt shines in all aspects of offensive and defensive patent litigation. Her matters have included a wide range of technological fields, including computer hardware and software, video compression, smartphone apps, network security, search algorithms, semiconductor physics, and consumer products.
Ms. Schmidt earned her J.D. from Yale Law School, where she was managing editor of the Yale Journal of Law and Technology. She earned her A.B. in electrical engineering and computer science at Harvard University, where she worked in the Harvard Robotics Lab and graduated magna cum laude.
Northern California Super Lawyers, 2014–2016Rising Star
New York Super Lawyers, 2012Rising Star; Honored as one of the “Top Women Attorneys in the New York Metro Area”
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