Jacob C. Jones

Jacob C. Jones: Attorney with Snell & Wilmer L.L.P.
  • Associate at Snell & Wilmer L.L.P. (433 Attorneys)
  • One Arizona Center, 400 East Van Buren Street, Suite 1900, Phoenix, AZ 85004
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Jacob Jones is a commercial litigator whose practice is focused on intellectual property and technology litigation. His experience includes litigation regarding patent and trademark infringement and validity; copyright infringement and ex parte impoundment; unfair competition; trade secret misappropriation; domain name disputes; and contracts relating to technology development, information technology services, and engineering services.

Jacob has experience litigating intellectual property matters before federal district and state courts, the United States Court of Federal Claims, and the United States Trademark Trial and Appeal Board, as well as under the Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy. He has also navigated jurisdictional issues associated with asserting patent infringement claims against the United States government when those claims relate to non-government patent infringement litigation in federal district court.

Jacob is a registered patent attorney with the United States Patent and Trademark Office and has experience prosecuting patent, trademark, and copyright applications. He has counseled clients regarding intellectual property portfolio development and strategy; licensing; due diligence; clearance; patent, trademark, and copyright infringement and validity; and patentability. Jacob’s technical background and case experience include molecular biotechnology - including transgenic organisms - and other biosciences, chemistry, agriculture, sustainable energy, software, database management, mechanical, electrical, energetic materials and systems, and firearms.

Through his pro-bono activities, Jacob also has experience regarding obtaining legal status for abused, neglected, or abandoned juveniles under the federal Special Immigrant Juvenile program.

Representative Presentations and Publications

• Supreme Court Confirms Inter Partes Review Is Constitutional, Co-Author, SWIPLit Blog (April 28, 2018)
• Ninth Circuit Construes Family Movie Act and Affirms Injunction Against Streaming Service, Co-Author, SWIPLit Blog (August 26, 2017)
• Supreme Court Permits Biosimilar Drugs to Be Marketed Sooner, Author, SWIPLit Blog (June 13, 2017)
• Intellectual Property Implications of a Trump Presidency, Co-Presenter, Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University Center for Law, Science & Innovation, Phoenix, AZ (November 17, 2016)

Professional Recognition and Awards

•Southwest Super Lawyers, Rising Stars Edition, Intellectual Property Litigation (2018)
•Consumer Litigator of the Year, Volunteer Lawyers Program, CLS/MCBA (2015)

Community Involvement

•Volunteer Legal Program
•Florence Immigrant and Refugee Rights Project
•Boy Scouts of America
•Chartered Organization Representative
•Eagle Scout
•Venturing Crew Advisor (2011-2013)
•Youth Flag Football Referee (2007-2011)
•Kidney donor
•NRA Certified Basic Shotgun Instructor

Other Professional Experience

•Best-Test Analytical Services, Laboratory Technician (1993-2004; 2006-2010)
•AZ Bio/ASU, Plant Biotechnology Lab, Laboratory Technician/Researcher (2004, 2006-2007)

Related News & Events

Apr 24
Southwest Super Lawyers Recognizes 69 Snell & Wilmer Attorneys in its 2018 Rankings

May 03
Volunteer Lawyers Program Honors Snell & Wilmer and its Attorneys at the Annual “For Love of Justice” Pro Bono Awards Ceremony

Areas of Practice (2)

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Intellectual Property and Technology Litigation

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
602.382.6562  Phone
University Attended:
Arizona State University, B.S., Molecular Biosciences/Biotechnology, minor in Biochemistry, magna cum laude, National Merit Scholar, Washington Scholar, Robert C. Byrd Scholar, 99th Percentile ACT/SAT scores, 2009
Law School Attended:
Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law, Arizona State University, J.D., Pro Bono Graduate Award with highest distinction, Dean's Recruitment Scholarship, Center for Law, Science & Innovation - Law, Science & Technology Certificates, Intellectual Property, Genomics & Biotechnology Law, 2012
Year of First Admission:
United States District Court, District of Arizona; United States Patent and Trademark Office; United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit; Arizona; Supreme Court of Arizona

Professional Memberships & Activities

•American Intellectual Property Law Association
•American Bar Association
•Maricopa County Bar Association
•Federal Bar Association
•J. Reuben Clark Law Society

Portuguese and Spanish
Representative Transactions: Commercial Finance; Exit financing for a company emerging from Chapter 11 bankruptcy; Acquisition financing for manufacturing and service companies; Syndicated chattel paper financing; Business line of credit secured by accounts receivable and inventory and including conversion rights; Syndicated business loan secured by all of the company's assets and including warrants; Saleof real and personal property secured notes and loan portfolios; Real Estate Finance; Construction financing for office buildings; Acquisition and development loans for mixed-use developments; Acquisition financing for office buildings; Modification of construction financing for mixed-use developments; Financing for condominium conversion projects; Acquisition financing for a regional shopping mall; Hotel construction financing; Workouts; Advise regarding workout and collection of FDIC loan portfolios; Advise regarding workout and foreclosure of automobile dealership; Advise regarding workout of commercial construction and mixed use projects; Advise regarding workout of acquisition and development loans; Advise regarding workout and refunding of letter of credit exposure and FNMA forward financing debt to low income housing project financed with tax exempt bonds; Advise regarding workout and collection of indebtedness secured by distressed student housing apartment projects

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