Jared Bobrow is chair of Weil’s Patent Litigation practice nationally. He specializes in trying and litigating complex patent cases nationwide. Since the late 1980’s, Mr. Bobrow has been involved extensively in all aspects of patent litigation, including trials (both jury and bench). He has first-chaired patent jury trials. He has served as lead counsel in numerous patent infringement actions in federal district court. He has first-chaired dozens of claim construction, summary judgment, and preliminary injunction hearings. He has argued successfully before the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.
Mr. Bobrow has earned a reputation with clients for managing complex cases efficiently and creatively. He is a hands-on litigator who learns and develops the critical facts, masters the technology and law, and weaves the facts and law into a story that a judge or jury will understand and embrace. Mr. Bobrow has handled cases involving multiple patents, multiple technologies, multiple parties, and multiple jurisdictions (including overseas jurisdictions and the European Patent Office). He is adept at dealing with the tensions and issues that may arise when a client is both asserting its own patent rights and defending against charges of infringement.
Mr. Bobrow has litigated in a wide variety of industries. He has litigated numerous patent matters involving integrated circuits and semiconductor process technology for such clients as Micron Technology and Applied Materials. He has handled patent cases involving numerous medical device technologies (arthroscopic electrosurgical devices, laser-based devices, coronary stents, percutaneous spine treatment devices, and breast biopsy and treatment devices) for such clients as ArthroCare and C.R. Bard. His litigation experience also extends to network communications and protocols, wireless technologies, the World Wide Web, e-commerce, digital signal processing, and database and consumer software for a variety of clients, including Microsoft, Cisco and eBay.
Mr. Bobrow has been recognized by Chambers USA 2007 - 2013 in the field of Intellectual Property: Patents and named a leading patent litigation attorney in California by IAM Patent Litigation 250 Magazine 2011 and by IAM Patent 1000 2012 - 2013. He has also been recognized as an “IP Star” in California by Managing Intellectual Property’s IP Stars 2013 guide, and was selected among the "Top 75 IP Litigators" for 2011 in the State of California by the Daily Journal, a leading legal publication in California. He teaches patent litigation at U.C. Berkeley Law School (Boalt Hall).
Mr. Bobrow has spoken and written on patent law and patent litigation. He graduated in 1986 from Columbia Law School, where he served on the Columbia Law Review. In 1986 and 1987, he clerked for the Honorable Charles P. Sifton (E.D.N.Y.).
Bar Admissions and Memberships
- Member, Federal Circuit Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, Northern District of California, Eastern District of California, Central District of California, Eastern District of Texas, Southern District of California, Eastern District of Texas, and Northern District of Indiana
- Member, California and American Bar Associations (Intellectual Property and Litigation Sections)