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Background

Mr. Singer is a principal in the Firm’s San Diego Office and heads the Firm’s life sciences litigation practice. Mr. Singer appears regularly as lead counsel in his matters and handles all aspects of litigation, including leading jury and bench trials, trying cases to administrative and arbitration panels and conducting briefing and arguments before the Courts of Appeals and the PTAB. Mr. Singer is annually named one of the nation’s finest life sciences trial attorneys and is an expert in proceedings under the Hatch-Waxman Act. His clients consistently praise his innovative and ground-breaking work and over the past two decades, he has successfully handled dozens of cases covering all aspects of the life sciences.  In addition to his courtroom work, Mr. Singer regularly teaches life sciences trial and patent practice courses in the U.S. and Europe.

Education

University of Chicago Law School 1992
J.D.
with honors


Dartmouth College 1986
Chemistry, A.B.
Daniel Webster Scholar

Admissions

  • California 1997
  • Supreme Court of the United States
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit

Other Distinctions

Mr. Singer has received numerous awards for his courtroom work, including:

  • Named “Lawyer of the Year” – Litigation, Patent in San Diego by Best Lawyers in America (2020)
  • Named “General Patent Litigator of the Year – California” by LMG Life Sciences (2018)
  • Named a “Winning Litigator” by the National Law Journal (2018)
  • Named “California Lawyer of the Year” by the Daily Journal (2018)
  • Named “California Top IP Lawyer” by the Daily Journal (2017-2018)
  • Litigator of the Week, American Lawyer (8/25/2011, 3/23/2012, 6/9/2016, 2/23/2018)
  • Named a “Life Sciences MVP” by Law360 (2013, 2015, 2018)
  • Named one of The Recorder’s “Game Changers” (2017)
  • Named a “Life Science Star” by LMG Life Sciences (2012-13, 2017-2019)
  • Named one of San Diego’s Top Attorneys by San Diego Metro Magazine (2017)
  • Named in the National Law Journal’s special report “Winning: High Stakes, Significant Victories” (2016)
  • IAM Patent 1000, Intellectual Asset Management (2013, 2016-2018)
  • Best Lawyer® in America for Patent Litigation (2016-2020)
  • “IP Star,” Managing Intellectual Property (2013-2019)
  • “Trailblazer,” National Law Journal (2015)
  • Leader in IP litigation, Chambers USA (2007 – 2015)
  • Lawdragon 500 Leading Lawyers in America (2013)
  • Super Lawyer, Minnesota Law & Politics, (2006, 2010-13, 2019)
  • Appellate MVP, Law 360 (2012)
  • “Best in Bar,” Minneapolis St. Paul Business Journal (2012)
  • Attorney of the Year, Minnesota Lawyer (2007, 2009, 2012)
  • Intellectual Property Advisory Board, Law 360 (2011)
  • IAM Life Sciences 250, Intellectual Asset Management (2010)
  • Client Service All-Star, BTI (2006)

Course faculty member, “Biotechnology: Patent Prosecution, Licensing, Litigation, and Hatch-Waxman,” Patent Resources Group, Inc.

Presentations

“Pharma and Biotech Cases, Costs and Procedures in Arbitration and Mediation,” Panelist, C5’s 10th Pharma & Biotech Patent Litigation Conference (February 27, 2018 – Amsterdam)

“The Patent Trial Appeal Board and Alternatives to Litigation,” C5’s Life Sciences IP Summit (October 12, 2017 – Munich)

“Litigating Biosimilars,” Co-speaker, C5’s Life Sciences IP Summit (October 11, 2017 – Munich)

Publications

Trends in Life Sciences Patent Litigation,” Corporate Counsel Business Journal (July 2019)

Experience

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“Jonathan Singer is brilliant, he’s incredible on his feet.”
— 2019 IAM Patent 1000

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