Skip to content

Jason R. Swartz

Jason practices intellectual property law, with a focus on patent preparation and prosecution in various mechanical and medical device fields, such as surgical and injection devices, stents, automotive assemblies, aerospace systems, housewares and consumer goods, merchandise control systems, conveying devices, and energy extraction systems.

Jason has extensive experience conducting patentability and infringement analyses, as well as in developing comprehensive intellectual property strategies for clients.

Before law school, he worked as a designer in electronic control systems and as a mechanical engineer for a leading automotive and aerospace component manufacturer. During law school, Jason served as the Managing Editor of the Cincinnati Law Review.

Jason worked as a summer associate at the firm in 2008 and joined the firm in 2009.

University of Cincinnati College of Law, J.D., Managing Editor – University of Cincinnati Law Review (2008-09), Associate Member – University of Cincinnati Law Review (2007-08)
University of Dayton, B.S., Mechanical Engineering, University Scholar
State Bar of California
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
Chemical, Industrial & Materials

Automation & Robotics

Construction & Home Improvement

Cosmetics & Personal Care Products

Food Chemistry

HVAC & Passive Ventilation

Machine Shops


Communications Technology


Consumer Products & Services

Aesthetics & Personal Care Products

Food & Beverage

Restaurants & Hospitality

Sporting Goods & Recreation



Water Conservation

Fashion & Beauty




Medical Devices & Procedures

Dental Devices

Drug Eluting & Drug Delivery Devices


Stents, Valves, & Delivery Systems

Surgical Equipment

Transportation & Vehicles

Aerospace & Space Technology

Automotive Transportation & Powersports

Brake Systems

Filters (Air, Fuel, Oil)

Tools & Equipment

Transportation Equipment

Design Patents
Due Diligence
Global Portfolio Management
Infringement Risk 
Inter Partes Review (IPR)
IP Strategy
IP Transactions and Agreements
Opinions Counseling
Patent Litigation
Patent Strategy & Prosecution
Patent Trial & Appeal Board (PTAB) Litigation
PTAB Overview
Tech Transactions
Trade Secret
Trade Secret & Employee Mobility Litigation
Trade Secret & Employee Mobility Litigation
Trade Secret Protection Advice, Counseling, Employee & Nondisclosure Agreements
U.S. Patent Prosecution

  • Named to the Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch guide, which “recognizes lawyers who are earlier in their careers for their outstanding professional excellence in private practice”, for Intellectual Property Law (2021 – 2024)

American Bar Association

American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA)

Orange County Bar Association

By using this blog, you agree and understand that no information is being provided in the context of any attorney-client relationship. You further agree and understand that nothing herein is intended to be legal advice. This blog is solely informational in nature, and is not intended as, and should not be used as, a substitute for competent legal advice from a retained and licensed attorney in your state. Knobbe Martens LLP makes no representations or warranties as to the accuracy, completeness, timeliness or availability of the information in this blog. Knobbe Martens LLP will not be liable for any injury or damages relating to your use of, or access to, any such information. Knobbe Martens LLP undertakes no obligation to correct or update information on this blog, which may be incorrect or become incorrect or out of date over time. Knobbe Martens LLP reserves the right to alter or delete content or information on the blog at any time. This blog contains links and references to other websites and publications that you may find of interest. Knobbe Martens LLP does not control, promote, endorse or otherwise have any affiliation with any other websites or publications unless those websites or publications expressly state such an affiliation. Knobbe Martens LLP further has no responsibility for, and makes no representations regarding, the content, accuracy or any other aspect of the information in such websites or publications.
close modal