Jonathan J. Fagan
Jonathan Fagan focuses his practice on several areas of patent law, including litigation, client counseling, and prosecution in the mechanical industries. He has experience with writing motions, drafting opinions, and participating in trial depositions and court appearances. Mr. Fagan has a technical background in mechanical engineering and has worked with various electrical and automotive technologies.
While in law school, Mr. Fagan served as a law clerk with in-house patent counsel at Bridgestone Corporation, where he helped prepare litigation materials and evaluate design patent clearance opinions. He also served as the editor-in-chief for Volume 66 of the Case Western Reserve Law Review. Prior to law school, he worked as a project engineer in the automotive parts manufacturing industry, managing and designing various manufacturing processes.
- Thomas G. Fessenden Law Scholarship, 2013-2016
- Case Western Reserve University Innovation Summit, Student Innovator, 2015
- Licensing Executives Society
- The Federalist Society
- Coauthor. "Favorable Capital Gains Taxation Rates Apply to Payments for Transfer of All Substantial Rights in Patents," LES Insights, April 4, 2017.
- Coauthor. "Life After Form 18: A One-Year Retrospective on Pleading Direct Infringement," IP Litigator, Jan./Feb. 2017.
- Coauthor. "Retroactive Assignment Fails to Bring into Force Earlier Ineffective Assignments and Fails to Cure Break in Chain of Title," LES Insights, Dec. 20, 2016.
- Coauthor. "The Last 5 Years at the ITC: Overall Appellate Success Rate," ITC TLA 337 Reporter, 2015.