Jared Hartzman is an Associate in Fish & Richardson’s Washington, D.C., office and is also a registered Patent Attorney by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). He represents both plaintiffs and defendants in complex patent litigation in federal district courts and before the International Trade Commission across a broad range of technical areas. He has represented and provided strategic counseling to clients in the consumer electronics, telecommunications, and automotive industries.
Jared has broad patent litigation experience, including fact and expert discovery, claim construction, motions practice, bench and jury trials, post-trial motions, and appeals. Jared has also handled fact and expert witness preparation (during discovery and trial), defended expert witnesses in deposition, and argued motions in limine in district court. Separately, Jared has experience drafting petitions for inter partes review (IPR) before the USPTO.
In addition to his patent litigation practice, Jared dedicates time to pro bono matters, including asylum, immigration, and LGBTQ cases for Immigration Equality, Capital Area Immigrants’ Rights (CAIR), and the LGBT Bar Association.
During law school, Jared worked as a patent agent at a boutique firm in the Washington D.C. area and as a summer associate at Fish. Jared earned a J.D. from The George Washington University Law School in 2015. During law school, he was an Editor of the American Intellectual Property Law Association Quarterly Journal and served as an officer for the University’s Student Intellectual Property Law Association. Jared earned dual bachelor’s degrees in both Chemistry and Science and Technology Studies from Cornell University in 2012.
George Washington University Law School 2015 J.D. Editorial Staff Member, American Intellectual Property Law Association Quarterly Journal
Cornell University 2012 Science and Technology Studies, B.A.
Cornell University 2012 Chemistry, B.A.
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office 2012
District of Columbia 2016
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia 2017
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit 2020
United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, The Honorable Raymond C. Clevenger III, 2019 - 2020
Memberships & Affiliations
American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA)
American Bar Association (ABA)
Virginia Bar Association (VBA)
Giles S. Rich Inn of Court
Awarded Second Place in the 2014 Marcus B. Finnegan Competition which offers a $5000 prize for the best essay in any area of intellectual property, a $2000 second prize, and a $1000 third prize for his paper titled, “Putting Frankenstein to Shame: The Rise of Bioprinting and its Patent Eligible Products.”
Mondis Technology Ltd. v. LG Electronics, Inc. and LG Electronics U.S.A., Inc., 2:15-cv-04431 (D.N.J.) – Representing defendant LG against Mondis in single-patent infringement case involving computer display technologies. Case pending.
Hera Wireless S.A. and Sisvel UK Limited v. LG Electronics, Inc. and LG Electronics U.S.A., Inc., 1:17-cv-1089-RGA (D. Del.) – Representing defendant LG against Hera and Sisvel in multi-patent infringement case involving mobile telecommunications devices and televisions. Favorable settlement.
TFOR LLC v. Virtustream, Inc. (E.D. VA.) – Represented defendant Virtustream in a patent and trade secret ownership dispute. Favorable settlement.
Section 337 Investigations – International Trade Commission
Certain Subsea Telecommunication Systems and Components Thereof, Inv. No. 337-TA-1113 – Representing Complainant NEC against Respondents Xtera and MC Assembly in patent infringement case involving subsea telecommunication systems.
Certain Subsea Telecommunication Systems and Components Thereof, Inv. No. 337-TA-1098 – Representing Respondent NEC against Xtera in multi-patent infringement case involving subsea telecommunication systems. Case pending.
Certain Graphic Systems, Components Thereof, and Consumer Products Containing the Same, Inv. No. 337-TA-1044 – Representing Respondent LG against AMD in multi-patent infringement case involving graphics processing systems. Favorable settlement.
Certain Hybrid Electric Vehicles and Components Thereof, Inv. No. 337-TC-1042- Representing complainants Paice and Abell against Ford in multi-patent case involving hybrid-electric vehicles. Favorable settlement.
Certain Hybrid Electric Vehicles and Components Thereof, Inv. No. 337-TC-998- Representing complainants Paice and Abell against Volkswagen, Audi, and Porsche in multi-patent case involving hybrid-electric vehicles. Favorable settlement.
Certain Automated Teller Machines, ATM Modules, Components Thereof, and Products Containing Same, Inv. No. 337-TA-972- Representing respondent Nautilus Hyosung against Diebold in multi-patent infringement case involving a wide array of technology associated with ATMs.
Certain Network Devices, Related Software and Components Thereof I & II (USITC 337-TA-944 & -945) – Representing Respondent Arista Networks in patent infringement cases.
Immigration Equality –
Providing counsel to LGBT individual from Nigeria seeking asylum in affirmative asylum proceedings.
Providing counsel to LGBT individuals from Jamaica seeking affirmative asylum in the United States.
CAIR Coalition – Representing client in bond-reduction proceedings before Immigration Court. Upon written motion, obtained order granting reduced bond amount.
Turner v. Pidgeon, No. 17-424 (2017) – Drafted Brief of Amici Curiae to Supreme Court of the United States on behalf of LGBT Bar Association in Support of Sylvester Turner and City of Houston in case to decide whether the Supreme Court of Texas correctly decided that Obergefell v. Hodges and Pavan v. Smith “did not hold that states must provide the same publicly funded benefits to all married persons,” regardless of whether their marriages are same-sex or opposite sex.