Jay Reiziss has an active practice in Section 337 intellectual property investigations before the US International Trade Commission (ITC), US Trade Representative and Customs, as well as in US federal courts.
From 1995-2007, Jay worked at the ITC, serving in the Office of General Counsel, the Office of Chairman Stephen Koplan and the Office of Unfair Import Investigations. In these roles, Jay was involved in more than 50 Section 337 investigations involving patents, trademarks and trade secrets in the areas of biotechnology, chemistry, computer hardware and software, and mechanical devices. His experience includes all aspects of litigation before the ITC and briefing and arguing matters before the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.
When appropriate, Jay also provides creative advice on strategies for resolving disputes on favorable terms. He regularly advises clients regarding licensing practices and has a comprehensive knowledge of the complex legal framework and unique issues surrounding licensing of standard-essential patent (SEP) portfolios under fair, reasonable and non-discriminatory (FRAND) terms. Jay has drafted and negotiated patent license and settlement agreements valued at more than 100 million dollars on behalf of Fortune 500 companies, as well as for small and medium-sized companies.