Jason W. Wolff is a principal in the Southern California office of Fish & Richardson P.C. A member of the firm’s litigation group, Mr. Wolff’s practice emphasizes intellectual property litigation and dispute resolution in areas involving electrical engineering and computer science. He previously worked in the patent group at Oracle Corp. and for another national intellectual property law firm, which included a stint in Munich handling European-related patent matters.
Mr. Wolff’s litigation practice specializes in database, client-server, network protocols, wireless telecommunications, computer imaging and electronics technology. He has appeared in complex, multiparty intellectual property cases in U.S. district courts throughout California and in Delaware, Massachusetts, Michigan, Texas, Washington, and Wisconsin.
Mr. Wolff is a contributing author to Fish’s IP Law Essentials.
“Patent Local Rules: Knowing Them Well Can Make Litigating Your Case Smoother,” co-authored with Michael Amon, Ricardo Bonilla, Megan Chacon, Madelyn McCormick, Kayleigh McGlynn, Fish IP Law Essentials Blog (April 22, 2020).
InfoGation Corp. v. Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. et al. (S.D. Cal.): patent case involving navigation technology
Kaufman v. Microsoft Corporation (S.D.N.Y.): patent case relating to automatically creating user interfaces for a database
Tangelo IP, LLC v. Dollar General Corporation and Flipp Corporation (E.D. Tex.): patent case involving electronic catalogs
Collaborative Agreements LLC v. Adobe Systems Incorporated et al. (W.D. Tex. and N.D. Cal.): patent case involving digital signature technology
Parallel Networks Licensing, LLC v. Microsoft Corporation (D. Del.): multi-patent case related to dynamic load balancing
Walker Digital, LLC v. Microsoft et al. (D. Del.): several patent cases involving mapping, database, gaming, and advertising technology
Cary A. Jardin v. DATAllegro, Inc. et al. (S.D. Cal.): patent inventorship case involving distributed database technology
Eolas Technologies LLC v. Adobe Systems Incorporated et al. (E.D. Tex.): multi-patent case involving web browser and application technology
Cary A. Jardin v. DATAllegro, Inc. et al. (S.D. Cal.): patent case involving distributed database query join technology
Northeastern University and Jarg Corporation v. Google Inc. (E.D. Tex.): patent case involving distributing database query routing technology
Function Media LLC v. Google Inc. et al. (E.D. Tex.): multi-patent case involving online advertising technology; four parallel inter partes reexaminations
Screentone Systems Corporation v. Cannon USA Inc. et al. (C.D. Cal.): patent case involving digital halftone technology
Adobe Systems Incorporated v. Acacia Research Corporation et al. (N.D. Cal.): patent case involving digital halftone technology
Implicit Networks, Inc. v. Red Hat, Inc. and VMware, Inc. (N.D. Cal.): multi-patent case involving dynamic content creation technology for webservers
Implicit Networks, Inc. v. Adobe Systems Incorporation et al. (W.D. Wash. and N.D. Cal.): multi-patent case involving dynamic content creation technology for webservers
Software Rights Archive LLC v. Google Inc. et al. (E.D. Tex. and N.D. Cal.): multi-patent case involving database information retrieval and ranking technology; three parallel ex parte reexaminations
HyperPhrase Technologies LLC et al. v. Google Inc. (W. Wis.): multi-patent case involving database and automatic hyperlink creation technology
NetJumper Software LLC v. Google Inc. (D. Mich.): multi-patent case involving web browser and plug-in technology; 1 parallel ex parte reexamination
Lucent Technologies Inc. v. Gateway Inc. et al. (S.D. Cal.): multi-patent cases involving speech and audio codecs
Immersion Corporation v. Sony Computer Entertainment of America, Inc. and Microsoft Corporation (N.D. Cal.): multi-patent case involving haptic technology for computer gaming
Fred B. DuFresne v. Microsoft Corporation and Adobe Systems Incorporated et al. (D. Mass.): patent case involving dynamic content creation technology for webservers
Industry experience as a Product Design Engineer (1994-1996), designing embedded controllers, DDCs, and software for network-based client-server applications. Also has professional experience with client-server user interface and relational database design; developing software for asset management, financial applications, high speed printer controllers, commercial/industrial controls, and thermal ampacity modeling for high-voltage power transmission (1991-1994). Familiar with most Internet/network standards and RFCs, also familiar with many programming languages and wireless telecommunications standards.
Best Lawyer® in America for IP Litigation (2016-2021)
J.D., Santa Clara University School of Law (2000) Institute of International and Comparative Law, Munich Program 2000
B.S., Electrical Engineering, Gonzaga University (1994)
- U.S. Patent and Trademark Office 1998
- California 2001
- Supreme Court of the United States
- U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit