Knobbe/Martens: Intellectual Property Law
Jonathan Bachand

Jonathan Bachand

Partner

At a Glance

  • J.D. University of Southern California - Gould School of Law
  • B.S. Chemical Engineering, Northeastern University

  • State Bar of California
  • District of Columbia Bar
  • Supreme Court of the United States
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims
  • U.S. District Court - Central District of California
  • U.S. District Court - Northern District of California
  • U.S. District Court - Southern District of California
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

Professional Profile 

Jon Bachand focuses his practice on helping companies protect their most important products and innovations. He represents various clients in all areas of intellectual property law with an emphasis on representing pharmaceutical and medical device companies in adversarial patent proceedings. Super Lawyers magazine has repeatedly named Jon a “Rising Star” in the field of intellectual property litigation.

Jon has experience representing companies in all phases of district court litigation and in 337 investigations before the International Trade Commission. Jon represents both patent owners and petitioners before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) in inter partes review proceedings involving pharmaceuticals, life-sciences, and chemical processing patents. A former judicial clerk to the Honorable Kimberly A. Moore of the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, Jon has significant appellate experience and has successfully represented numerous clients in appeals before the Federal Circuit from both district court and PTAB proceedings.

Jon is a partner in the Washington, D.C. office, which he helped start as one of its founding attorneys in 2008. He is a member of the firm’s pro bono committee and organizes Knobbe’s representation of American Service Veterans before the Court of Appeals of Veterans Claims. Jon is the former chair of the Chemical Engineering and the Law Forum of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers, and is actively involved in numerous organizations including the Federal Circuit Bar Association. Jon lives in Arlington Virginia with his wife and their rescue dog Ralphy.

Law Clerk Experience

Judicial Law Clerk to the Honorable Kimberly A. Moore, United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, 2010-2011.

Education

  • University of Southern California - Gould School of Law (J.D. 2006)
  • Northeastern University (B.S. Chemical Engineering 2003), Minor in History, Carl S. Ell Scholar, Tau Beta Pi - Engineering Honor Society, Omega Chi Epsilon – Chemical Engineering Honor Society
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