Jason Friday is a member of the firm’s Intellectual Property Litigation Group. His primary practice includes patent litigation in diverse technology areas such as wireless telecommunications, global positioning systems and military mobility components. Mr. Friday has experience in federal district courts and the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, as well as Section 337 investigations filed in the International Trade Commission. He also has experience in various trademark and copyright matters.
Mr. Friday earned his J.D. from the George Washington University Law School, where he was a member of the Public Justice Advocacy Clinic and served as the Mid-Atlantic regional director of the National Thurgood Marshall Mock Trial Competition. He also spent a summer term at the Max Planck Institute for Intellectual Property, Competition and Tax Law in Munich, completing coursework in international patent and trademark law and cross-border trade. He received his B.S. in electrical engineering from Clemson University, with a minor in mathematics. While at Clemson, Mr. Friday gained cooperative education experience at a nuclear power station.
Mr. Friday is a member of the North Carolina State Bar and is admitted to practice before the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit and the USPTO.
- Certain Wireless Devices with 3G Capabilities and Components Thereof, ITC Inv. No. 337-TA-800, representing the respondent Nokia in a case relating to wireless telecommunications.
- Certain Personal Data and Mobile Communications Devices and Related Software, ITC Inv. No. 337-TA-710, representing the respondent Nokia in a case relating to wireless telecommunications.
- Hillsdale Furniture LLC v. American Heritage Billiards, LLC, Civil Action No. 1:11-cv-0237 (M.D.N.C.), representing Hillsdale Furniture in a copyright infringement and breach of contract case relating to the sale of furniture.
- Visteon Global Techs., Inc. et al. v. Garmin Int’l, Inc., Civil Action No. 2:10-cv-10578 (E.D. Mich.), representing Visteon in a patent infringement case relating to global positioning systems.
- Visteon Global Techs., Inc. et al. v. MiTAC Int’l Corp. et al., Civil Action No. 2:10-cv-11828 (E.D. Mich.), representing Visteon in a patent infringement case relating to global positioning systems.
- Hutchinson Indus., Inc. et al. v. Accuride Corp., Case No. 2010-1412 (Fed. Cir.), representing Hutchinson in a patent infringement appeal relating to military mobility components.
- Hutchinson Indus., Inc. et al. v. Accuride Corp., Civil Action No. 3:09-cv-1489 (D.N.J.), representing Hutchinson in a patent infringement appeal relating to military mobility components.
- American Bar Association
- American Intellectual Property Law Association
- Mecklenburg Bar Association
- National Bar Association
• North Carolina Bar Association