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Jared Bunker

Jared Bunker is a litigation partner in the firm’s Orange County office. 

Jared represents inventors and companies in disputes relating to patents, trade secrets, copyrights, and trademarks. His primary focus is patent litigation in the pharmaceutical, automotive, and medical device fields.  He represents clients in district courts throughout the country, as well as before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit and the U.S. Patent Trial and Appeal Board.  

Jared enjoys serving on the Board of Directors for Community Legal Aid SoCal (, an organization that provides free legal services to low-income individuals in Orange and Southeast Los Angeles Counties, and he currently serves as its Chief Financial Officer.  Jared also enjoys representing military veterans on a pro bono basis before the U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims.  He is Policy Monitor for the Patent Litigation Committee of the American Bar Association, and he regularly lectures on intellectual property topics. He is married and has three children, including two teenagers.

Jared joined the firm in 2006, and became a partner in 2012.

University of California – Los Angeles (UCLA), J.D.
Brigham Young University, B.S., Chemistry, National Society of Collegiate Scholars, Phi Beta Kappa
State Bar of California
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims
U.S. District Court – Central District of California
U.S. District Court – Northern District of California
U.S. District Court – Southern District of California
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office


Chemical, Industrial & Materials

Analytical Chemistry


Building Construction

Building Products & Materials

Chemical Engineering

Construction & Home Improvement

Cosmetics & Personal Care Products

Food Chemistry


Organic Chemistry

Pharmaceutical Chemistry

Physical Chemistry


Pool & Spa


Consumer Products & Services

Aesthetics & Personal Care Products

Food & Beverage

Restaurants & Hospitality

Sporting Goods & Recreation

Medical Devices & Procedures


Antibodies & Immunology


Biosimilars & Hatch-Waxman Litigation

Diagnostic Tools

Personalized Medicine



Transportation & Vehicles

Automotive Transportation & Powersports

Brake Systems

Diagnostic Equipment

Fuels & Additives

Personal Motorized Recreation Vehicles (ATVs, Snow Vehicles, Personal Watercraft)

Suspension Components

Tires & Wheels

Tools & Equipment

Transportation Equipment

Appellate Litigation
Copyright Litigation
Copyright Litigation
Design Patents
False Advertising Litigation
False Advertising Litigation
HatchWaxman Litigation
Infringement Risk 
Inter Partes Review (IPR)
IP Transactions and Agreements
Patent Litigation
Patent Strategy & Prosecution
Patent Trial & Appeal Board (PTAB) Litigation
PostGrant Review (PGR)
PTAB Overview
Tech Transactions
Trade Secret
Trade Secret & Employee Mobility Litigation
Trade Secret & Employee Mobility Litigation
Trade Secret Protection Advice, Counseling, Employee & Nondisclosure Agreements
Trademark & Brand Protection
Trademark and Brand Protection Litigation
Trademark and Brand Protection Litigation
Trademark Enforcement
Trademark Registration
U.S. Patent Prosecution
Unfair Competition Litigation

  • Recognized in Benchmark Litigation‘s exclusive “Under 40 Hot List” for his work in intellectual property litigation (2018)
  • Named a “Southern California Rising Star” by Super Lawyers magazine for his work in intellectual property litigation (2013-2019)
  • Recognized as one of Southern California’s “Rising Stars” in a survey published in Los Angeles magazine (2010-2011)

American Chemical Society

American Bar Association

Federal Circuit Bar Association

Orange County Bar Association

J. Reuben Clark Law Society

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