Jessica A. Stow helps represent clients in intellectual property (IP) disputes and complex commercial litigation. Her practice focuses on IP litigation, including actions relating to patents, trademarks, copyrights, and trade secrets. Jessica has successfully represented patent owners in a jury trial with a verdict of more than $25 million, and has successfully defended against allegations of infringement and invalidity.
Before her career in law, Jessica received her B.A. in chemistry and her M.S. in organic chemistry and worked as a research and development chemist. With her background in science, she also handles complex commercial actions, including actions involving the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industry
A participant in the firm’s Public Interest Fellowship Program, Jessica previously served as an Assistant District Attorney in Philadelphia County. Working out of the Municipal Court Unit, she prosecuted numerous bench trials. In addition to the intellectual property matters and trial experience as an Assistant District Attorney, Jessica is committed to pro bono work and has handled multiple immigration cases and successfully represented clients in asylum cases.
Served as counsel in a jury trial in the Eastern District of Wisconsin in which a verdict of willful infringement, validity, and $25+ million in damages was obtained.
Worked on multiple inter partes reviews resulting in final written decisions of validity.
Defending a leading pharmaceutical manufacturer in investigations by a state attorney general and the Department of Justice relating to allegations of off-label promotion.
Served as counsel in a jury trial in Delaware for the successful defense of a breach of contract claim.
In pro bono matters, served as counsel for a client seeking asylum, as well as serving as trial counsel in a prisoners’ rights case taken to trial in the Middle District of Pennsylvania.
University of Oregon, 2005, M.S.
Villanova University School of Law, 2009, J.D., Magna Cum Laude
Willamette University, 2004, B.S., Magna Cum Laude