Jon Harris focuses his practice on intellectual property and patent litigation. His experience includes patent and commercial litigation matters across a broad spectrum of technologies, and he has worked on cases pending in federal courts at both the trial and appellate levels. Mr. Harris is also a registered patent attorney before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

Following law school, Mr. Harris served as a law clerk to Judge Karen K. Caldwell of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky. Prior to joining the firm, he was an associate with a law firm in Lexington, Kentucky. Before law school, Mr. Harris worked as an engineer with Schnabel Engineering in Blacksburg, Virginia.

Education

  • University of Kentucky College of Law, J.D. (2008)
    cum laude, Order of the Coif
    Kentucky Law Journal, Member
  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University, M.S., Civil Engineering (Geotechnical Concentration) (2004)
  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University, B.S., Physics (Astronomy Concentration), Minor in Mathematics (2001)

Bar Admissions

  • North Carolina (2013)
  • Kentucky (2008)

Admissions

  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (2012)
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky (2009)
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Kentucky (2009)
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit (2009)

Clerkships

  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky — Karen K. Caldwell (Sep 2008-Aug 2009)

Who We Are

1001 West Fourth Street
Winston-Salem, NC, 27101-2400
USA
t +1 336.607.7390

Jonathan E. Harris

Experience Highlights

GeoTag Inc. v. Victorinox Swiss Army Inc.
Successfully defended Victorinox Swiss Army, Inc. against claims of infringement of a patent related to a geographic search function in the Eastern more