Nicole M. Jantzi is a highly skilled litigator and registered patent attorney. She offers clients comprehensive advice and service for their IP disputes and brings to bear focused insights based on her wide-ranging experience in every significant patent jurisdiction, including the District of Delaware, the Northern and Southern Districts of California, the Southern District of New York, the Eastern District of Texas, the International Trade Commission, the Court of Federal Claims, and the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB). With a degree in electrical engineering, Nicole frequently serves as lead counsel on matters relating to electronics and consumer products, computers, semiconductors, telematics, software, internet-based technology and telecommunications. She previously served as head of McDermott’s Global Intellectual Property Practice Group.

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  • Serving as lead counsel for Orthopaedic Hospital in a 5-patent infringement action against DJO Global, Inc. and DJO Finance LLC related to orthopedic implants for children (Orthopaedic Hospital v. DJO Global, Inc., et al.)
  • Serving as lead counsel against Tile, Inc. in a patent infringement case related to personal object tracking technology (Cellwitch Inc. v. Tile Inc.)
  • Representing Regal Logistics, Inc. against Softketeers, Inc. in a multi-jurisdictional dispute involving issues of copyright infringement, trade secret misappropriation, unfair competition and trademark infringement (Softketeers, Inc. v. Regal West Corporation, et al.)

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  • Acritas Stars 2020, listed among independently rated lawyers
  • The Legal 500 US 2021
  • IAM Patent 1000, 2018 to 2021
  • Benchmark Litigation Under 40 Hotlist 2017 to 2018
  • Washington, DC Super Lawyers Rising Star IP Litigation, 2013 to 2017


George Washington University Law School, JD, 2002
Binghamton University, BS, Electrical Engineering, cum laude, 1999

District of Columbia
New York

Courts / Agencies
US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
US Court of Federal Claims

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Nicole M. Jantzi

Insights & Events / Media

Special Report / February 25, 2020

Special Report / February 19, 2020

Special Report / February 11, 2020

Special Report / February 4, 2020

Special Report / March 2019

Special Report / March 2018

Washington, District of Columbia / Speaking Engagements / March 23, 2017