Blaney Harper, Jones Day Partner

Partner

Blaney Harper’s practice focuses on representing electronics, software, and information technology companies in strategic patent litigation, including patent portfolio evaluation and enforcement, in United States District Courts, the International Trade Commission (ITC), and before the USPTO.
bharper@jonesday.com,
Washington,
(T) +1.202.879.7623

Partner

Dave Maiorana is a trial lawyer with a notable combination of significant experience as a USPTO examiner along with 20 years litigating complex intellectual property matters. He has represented clients as both plaintiffs and defendants around the country and in the ITC. Dave has experience in diverse technology areas, including teeth whitening, diapers, fem care products, self-inflating tires, oxygen concentrators, flash memory, and digital cameras.
dmaiorana@jonesday.com,
Cleveland,
(T) +1.216.586.7499

Partner

Garfield Simms’ litigation practice focuses on complex technologies involving digital imaging, digital cameras, electronic sensors, electronic commerce, data caching, bar code readers, and power management systems in electronic devices. In addition, he has prosecuted trademark and patent applications and counseled clients regarding intellectual property rights for semiconductor devices and processes, internet security systems, medical diagnostic equipment, electromechanical and mechanical devices, biometric identification systems, and electronic circuits.
gbsimms@jonesday.com,
Washington,
(T) +1.202.879.3904

Partner

Ryan McCrum’s practice is in the area of intellectual property, focusing primarily on patent infringement litigation and counseling. He has extensive experience representing clients in U.S. district and appellate courts as well as before the International Trade Commission. In 2013, Ryan was named a “Rising Star” by IPLaw360, a recognition that was awarded to only nine IP lawyers throughout the country.
rbmccrum@jonesday.com,
Cleveland,
(T) +1.216.586.7291

Of Counsel

Vishal Khatri’s practice focuses on intellectual property law, including representing clients in patent litigation matters before U.S. district courts and the United States International Trade Commission (ITC). He also counsels clients in developing and maintaining their strategic, international intellectual property portfolios and preparing their portfolios for litigation.
vkhatri@jonesday.com,
Washington,
(T) +1.202.879.3607

Staff Attorney

Rich Fieman focuses his practice on Section 337 investigations before the United States International Trade Commission. He has extensive experience working with complainants and respondents spanning a wide range of technologies such as semiconductor design and fabrication, flash memory devices, and digital televisions including LCD design, digital transmissions, and program guides. Rich advises clients on the intricacies of practice and procedure before the ITC and also has significant experience with related proceedings such as enforcement actions and administrative ruling requests before U.S. Customs and Border Protection.
rfieman@jonesday.com,
Washington,
(T) +1.202.879.3856

Associate

Dr. Daniel Kazhdan’s practice focuses on intellectual property, with an emphasis on chemical, pharmaceutical, and biotechnology litigation at federal district courts and at the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.
dkazhdan@jonesday.com,
Washington,
(T) +1.202.879.5435

Associate

Dr. Yury Kalish is a registered patent attorney. His practice primarily focuses on intellectual property law, including patent prosecution, patent litigation, and IP counseling.
ykalish@jonesday.com,
Washington,
(T) +1.202.879.361

Partner

John Evans is an intellectual property lawyer, with a primary focus on patent litigation. He represents clients in numerous patent disputes in courts across the United States and in the United States International Trade Commission.
jcevans@jonesday.com,
Cleveland,
(T) +1.216.586.7126