Jacob Minne advises clients on patent, trademark, copyright, and trade secret litigation, as well as related antitrust matters. His litigation experience includes cases for clients in a diverse range of technology fields such as semiconductor chip manufacturing methods, medical devices, and mobile software. He has experience in forums including the US District Court for the Central District of California, the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, and the US International Trade Commission (USITC).
Before he joined Morgan Lewis, Jacob completed an externship with Judge Steven B. Berlin in the Office of the Administrative Law Judge for the US Department of Labor (DOL). He also worked as a patent litigation analyst for Lex Machina on a variety of quantitative analytics projects, including a comparison of average time to final judgment in US federal district courts as compared to the USITC.
Jacob also uses his legal education to give back to the community. Serving as pro bono counsel, he assists refugees in filing asylum applications and has won restraining orders for clients in domestic violence disputes. He has also volunteered at the Katherine and George Alexander Community Law Center in San Jose, California.
Santa Clara University School of Law, 2013, J.D., Summa Cum Laude
University of Puget Sound, 2008, B.A., With Honors
U.S. District Court for the Central District of California
Awards and Affiliations
Member, Practice Group of the Year, Intellectual Property, Law360 (2019)
Member, Litigation Department of the Year–Intellectual Property, The American Lawyer (2019)