Jonathan McFarland is a counsel in the firm's Litigation practice. His practice focuses primarily on intellectual property litigation, with an emphasis on patent and trade secret litigation. Jonathan has litigated cases in jurisdictions across the country, including, but not limited to, the International Trade Commission (ITC), the Northern District of California, the District of Delaware, the Eastern District of Texas and the Western District of Washington. His cases involve a wide variety of technologies, including semiconductors, software, microelectronic packaging, acoustics, bluetooth devices, GPS technology, photonics, and mobile devices.
Jonathan has experience in all stages of litigation, including e-discovery, taking and defending fact and expert depositions, motions practice, trial and appeal. He has successfully argued at Markman and summary judgment hearings, which resulted in multiple non-infringement judgments.
Prior to attending law school, Jonathan worked as an engineer in the semiconductor industry. His work involved research, development, manufacturing and failure analysis of microprocessors, optoelectronic modules, power management integrated circuits and wireless devices. He is a named inventor on seven U.S. patents relating to semiconductors and optoelectronic devices.
Jonathan is active in the community and maintains a steady pro bono practice, including handling certain immigration matters. He has been a member of several American Inns of Court and currently serves as a Director of the Seattle Intellectual Property American Inn of Court.
- Morrison & Foerster LLP, Palo Alto, CA, Associate
- Primarion Inc., Tempe, AZ, Engineer
- Intel Corp., Chandler, AZ, Engineer
- Hon. Sharon Prost, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, 2007 - 2008
- The University of Chicago Law School, J.D., cum laude, 2006
- University of Florida, B.S., Materials Science and Engineering, summa cum laude, 1999
- District of Columbia
- U.S. Patent and Trademark Office