Jonathan Wise is a member of Greenberg Traurig’s Intellectual Property Litigation team. Jon has a wide range of experience advising clients and litigating intellectual property matters in a variety of industries, with deep experience handling patent challenges under the Hatch-Waxman Act. He also regularly prepares opinions and provides client counseling on patentability, infringement, and validity issues.
Prior to joining GT, Jon was Associate General Counsel of IP Litigation at a global pharmaceutical company. As in-house counsel, he coordinated and executed patent litigation strategy on dozens of U.S. pharmaceutical patent cases filed under the Hatch-Waxman Act; managed a team of lawyers responsible for generic pharmaceutical patent cases; performed freedom-to-operate and patentability analyses; regularly advised senior management on litigation risks and results; conducted internal training on patent litigation, patentability of inventions, and the U.S. discovery process at company sites around the world; and negotiated many case settlements.
Prior to serving as in-house counsel, Jon litigated patent cases and counseled clients at an intellectual property boutique in New York City. There, he worked on a wide variety of matters representing brand and generic pharmaceutical companies, as well as companies focused on DVDs, computerized controllers, and medical devices.
Jon has also represented veterans in pro bono cases before the U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims to help them obtain their service-connected disability benefits.
- Patent, trademark, and trade secret litigation
- ANDA Hatch-Waxman litigation
- Medical device litigation
- General IP counseling, due diligence, opinions, and inter partes review proceedings