Jason Francis is an associate in the firm’s New York office. His practice focuses on patents, IP strategy, and IP transactions and agreements.
Jason received his B.S. in Physics from West Virginia University and his Ph.D. in Physics from Oregon State University, where his work focused on transparent conductors and solar absorber materials. Before attending law school, Jason worked as a process development engineer at Intel, where he helped to develop cutting edge semiconductor manufacturing processes, and at Wells Fargo, where he worked on financial modeling and portfolio forecasting.
Jason earned his J.D. from the University of California, Berkeley. During law school, Jason was a member of the Samuelson Law, Technology, and Public Policy Clinic, where he worked on projects related to the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, digital searches, and licensing for an international open source hardware collaboration, and was a member of the Editorial Board of the Berkeley Technology Law Journal.