Jason L. Hornkohl is a Registered Patent Attorney with over 20 years of legal and technical experience protecting all aspects of clients’ intellectual property rights. He holds a J.D. from George Washington University, where he was a Jacob Burns Scholar, and a B.S.E.E. degree, magna cum laude, from Auburn University and is a member of the Tennessee State Bar. Jason has extensive experience drafting and prosecuting patent and trademark applications, patent and trademark litigation, licensing, infringement and patentability analysis, due diligence and portfolio management.
Jason has a focus on electronic, computer, semiconductor and software technologies but has prosecuted hundreds of utility, design, and plant patents involving a wide variety of technologies such as wireless data transmissions, security and counter surveillance, frequency spectrum analysis, optics, medical devices and databanks and cellphone accessories. He has represented clients before state courts, U.S. District Courts, the Federal Circuit Court of Appeals, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, Customs, the Office of Foreign Assets Control and the International Trade Commission and been an active member of the American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA) and Tennessee Intellectual Property Law Association (TIPLA) for many years, as well as a contributor to the Nashville Bar Journal.
Jason is licensed to practice law in Tennessee and is admitted to the Supreme Court of Tennessee, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee and Federal Circuit Court of Appeals.
- 1997, Tennessee
- 1999, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Tennessee and U.S. Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit
- 2003, Florida
- Registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
- The George Washington University Law School, Class of 1997, J.D.
- Auburn University, Class of 1994, B.S.E.E.
- magna cum laude