Thomas L. Jarvis
Tom Jarvis focuses his practice on litigating intellectual property issues related to complex technology matters before the United States International Trade Commission (ITC). He has litigated over 50 ITC Section 337 cases over the past 25 years, logging more than 100 trial days as lead trial counsel in ITC cases, and conducting extensive discovery and motions practice, both domestically and abroad.
ITC cases Mr. Jarvis has handled involve the full range of computer technology, including electronic design automation tools, system architectures, microprocessors, digital signal processors, parallel processing technology, memory devices (DRAMs, SRAMs, and EPROMs), subsystem controllers, networking equipment, semiconductor fabrication processes, semiconductor packaging, and various operating system and application software. He has also participated in cases involving such diverse technologies as alkaline batteries, disposable diapers, cellular telephones, industrial equipment, medical devices, consumer electronics, and a wide variety of consumer products.
Mr. Jarvis has extensive experience with ITC cases involving parties and products from Asia. He frequently teaches ITC training seminars in the U.S. and Asia.
- Served for ten years as a senior investigative attorney at the ITC’s Office of Unfair Import Investigations, which litigates intellectual property issues on behalf of the U.S. in all Section 337 cases.
- Recognized by The Legal 500 U.S. as one of the leading lawyers in patent litigation at the ITC, 2010-2012.
- Recognized as a leading patent litigator in the D.C. area, and before the U.S. International Trade Commission by Intellectual Asset Management, 2011-2012.
- Recognized as a leader in the field of International Trade: Intellectual Property (Section 337) by Chambers USA, 2007-2012.
- American Bar Association
- ITC Trial Lawyers Association
- ABA Subcommittee on ITC Practice
- Inter-Pacific Bar Association