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Scher, Jason B.

Jason B. Scher


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Mr. Scher has been with the firm since 2008 and has expertise in all aspects of IP law. His practice is centered around strategic portfolio development, due diligence, and freedom-to-operate investigations for a myriad of technologies across a wide cross-section of industries. Utilizing cost-efficient and aggressive IP strategies and tactics, he helps clients foster robust national and international portfolios in the mechanical and electromechanical arts, aerospace, agtech, and robotics sectors. Guided by an in-depth awareness of client business objectives and the philosophy that quality, creativity, and collaboration foster exceptional results, Mr. Scher prides himself on working tirelessly to ensure competitive advantage for business ranging from multinational corporations, small and medium enterprises, to startups.

Mr. Scher always had a penchant for engineering and writing. Having earned a Bachelor of Science in mechanical engineering with a minor in mathematics, as well as a Bachelor of Arts in German cultural studies with a minor in international relations, he was able to meaningfully apply his education to develop significant experience in civil and structural engineering consulting endeavors. Seeking to apply his engineering background in a legal capacity, Mr. Scher attended law school while working for various intellectual property law firms and a multinational pharmaceutical corporation. His vast array of experiences helped shape his career as a patent attorney and his ability to handle complex legal and technical matters that position clients for optimized growth and sustainability.

  • Massachusetts School of Law, Juris Doctorate, 2007
  • Binghamton University, 2003
    • Bachelor of Science, Mechanical Engineering
    • Bachelor of Arts, German Cultural Studies
  • State of New York
  • Commonwealth of Massachusetts
  • United States Patent and Trademark Office
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
  • American Intellectual Property Lawyers Association
  • New York Intellectual Property Lawyers Association
  • New York State Bar Association
  • Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts

Mr. Scher enjoys the fast pace of IP practice because it keeps him engaged in the changing landscape of technological innovation. He combines his expertise in mechanical engineering and the medical arts to design and implement calculated strategies that maximize the value of clients’ patent and trademark portfolios. Mr. Scher fully understands the value of intellectual property and the vital role it plays in maintaining a commercial advantage.  Mr. Scher conducts due diligence, performs freedom-to-operate investigations, and prepares patent invalidity and noninfringement opinions. In addition, he performs trademark clearance searches and analyses, providing opinions concerning registration and use of trademarks.

  • January 10, 2018 —Guest speaker for Society of Physician Entrepreneurs – The Yale Club NYC: “Strategies and Considerations for Patenting Medical Devices and Methods of Treatment in the US and Overseas”
  • November 21, 2017 — Guest speaker for AIPLA Corporate Practice Brown Bag: “Notable Case Law of 2017 Impacting Corporate IP Practice”
  • August 15, 2017— Co-moderator for AIPLA Corporate Practice Brown Bag Open Discussion: “Best Practices for Creating and Maintaining a Successful Corporate Ideation Environment”
  • June 16, 2016 —Guest speaker for Inventors Road Show: “Private Patent Clinic”
  • October 19, 2015 —C3 Summit— Panelist for The Importance of IP Protection in Every Aspect of “Smart” Technology (discussing “Cybersecurity and the Importance of Patent Protection”)
  • October 6, 2014 —C3 Summit—Panelist for The Importance of IP Protection in the Arab World (discussing “The Importance of Trademarks in the MENA Region”)
  • March 7, 2014 —Touro Law Center: Big Data, Privacy, and Intellectual Property Considerations for Doing Business Locally and Internationally (discussing “IP Considerations After the America Invents Act”)
  • October 7, 2013 —C3 Summit— Panelist for Why Developing, Protecting, and Defending Intellectual Property Can Help Increase Global Valuation (discussing “The Value of Branding and Trademark Protection to Increase Global Valuation)
  • April 24, 2013 —PDMA NY/NJ Metro Chapter (Product Development and Management Association)– “Trends in Intellectual Property and Its Effects on Innovation”
  • April 21, 2013 —Inventors & Entrepreneurs Club of Suffolk County— “Intellectual Property Basics for Inventors and Startups”
  • April 9, 2012 — Guest speaker for Bonnie Graham’s show “READ MY LIPS” on BlogTalkRadio:  “What is a patent?”
  • Who’s Who in America
  • New York Metro Super Lawyers®, Rising Stars

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