Jeremy is an intellectual property and technology attorney whose practice is focused on complex intellectual property litigation, counseling, strategic advice and portfolio development.
Jeremy currently represents some of the most-recognized companies in world, including a multinational technology pioneer of many of the world’s ground-breaking innovations. He also represents start-ups and midsize companies driving innovation in molecular diagnostics, nanotechnology and other vital technologies.
Prior to joining Bond, Jeremy spent over a decade practicing law in Massachusetts and had been a Partner at the international law firm Proskauer Rose LLP in its Boston office.
Intellectual Property Litigation: Jeremy has an accomplished track record and substantial experience in litigating high-stakes IP disputes, including patent, trademark, copyright, and trade secret matters. Over the course of his career, Jeremy has litigated over eighty IP cases in federal courts throughout the country, including venues in Delaware, Illinois, Florida, Massachusetts, New York, and Texas, and has significant trial and appellate experience. He has represented some of the most well-known companies in IP lawsuits, including serving as lead counsel for Signify (formerly Philips Lighting) in over a dozen cases around the country, and has also represented Analog Devices, Facebook, General Media Communications (owner of PENTHOUSE® brands), and Transamerica Life Insurance.
Intellectual Property Counseling: A registered patent attorney, Jeremy has extensive experience in securing, protecting, and managing patents and trademarks in the United States and internationally. He assists clients with matters before the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office and also works with clients on patentability and product clearance studies, freedom to operate evaluations, trademark and branding clearance, licensing and corporate transactions involving intellectual property.
Technology Experience: Jeremy has advised clients in a broad range of technologies, including computers, software, networking, telecommunications, e-commerce and internet-based systems, industrial equipment, manufacturing processes, biotechnology, life sciences, medical devices and consumer products.
National Recognition: Jeremy has received an AV Preeminent Peer Review Rating from Martindale-Hubbell. He has also been recognized by The Best Lawyers in America® in Patent Litigation and as a Super Lawyer in IP Litigation by Upstate New York Super Lawyers (2016-2019). Jeremy is frequently invited by the national and international media to offer commentary on IP issues and has been quoted in publications such as The National Law Journal, Law360, The Metropolitan Corporate Counsel, Life Sciences IP Review and World IP Review.
Board Service and Community Involvement: Jeremy serves as a Board Member and Chair of Kleinhans Music Hall. He previously served on the Editorial Board for the American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA) Quarterly Journal, and also served as an Executive Board Member and Secretary of InfoTech WNY and Board Member of Friends of Reinstein Woods.
Representative Litigation Matters
Represented Signify (formerly Philips Lighting), the world leader in lighting, as lead counsel in several patent infringement actions around the country to protect Signify’s pioneering LED technologies. Philips Lighting North America Corporation et al. v. GVA Lighting, Inc. (D. Mass.); Philips Lighting North America Corporation et al. v. IKAN International, LLC (D. Mass.); Philips Lighting North America Corporation et al. v. DECO Lighting, Inc. (C.D. Cal.); and Philips Lighting North America Corporation et al. v. Howard Industries, Inc. (S.D. Miss.); Signify North America Corporation et al v. Delta Light (USA) LLC et al. (S.D.N.Y.); Signify North America Corporation et al v. Reggiani Lighting USA, Inc. et al. (S.D.N.Y.); Signify North America Corporation et al v. Qingdao Yeelink Information Technology Co., Ltd. (S.D.N.Y.)
Represented Signify as lead counsel in the defense of a patent case involving spread spectrum transmission technology. Our team dug in and found evidence showing that the former owner of the patent had not complied with Section 287, which was dispositive of plaintiff’s claim given that the asserted patent had expired. Plaintiff then dismissed the case with prejudice and provided a covenant not to sue on all patents owned by the plaintiff, resulting in a complete victory for Signify. Zyrcuits IP LLC v. Signify North America Corporation (D. Del.)
Represented Philips Lighting as lead counsel in the defense of a declaratory judgment patent action. After a hearing on Philips Lighting’s motion to dismiss, the court dismissed the action and entered final judgment on behalf of Philips Lighting. IKAN International Corporation v. Philips Lighting North America Corporation et al. (S.D. Tex.)
Represented The Buffalo News in an appellate victory before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit in a copyright action. The case was originally filed in the District of Delaware and then transferred to the Western District of New York. The Second Circuit affirmed the judgment of the district court and found that an unconditional submission of a piece to a newspaper constituted authorization to publish, thus requiring dismissal of the copyright action. Joel Joseph v. The Buffalo News (D. Del., W.D.N.Y., 2nd Cir.)
Represented WAND Corporation and two of its customers as lead counsel in three patent cases involving digital menu technology. Our team dug in and located key prior-art—which no other law firm involved in more than thirty other lawsuits had uncovered—showing that the asserted patents were invalid. We then negotiated a settlement in which the plaintiff agreed never to sue WAND or its customers over the asserted patents. WAND Corporation v. Activelight, Inc. (D. Del.); Activelight, Inc. v. Cosi, Inc. (D. Del.); Activelight, Inc. v. White Castle Management Co. (D. Del.)
Represented Breathe Yoga as lead counsel in trademark actions asserting the company’s BREATHE marks. The cases were successfully settled with consent orders and permanent injunctions entered against the defendants. Breathe Yoga & Juice Bar, Inc. v. Bartolotta (N.D.N.Y.); and Breathe Yoga & Juice Bar, Inc. v. Perno (W.D.N.Y.)
Represented HealthNow New York as lead counsel in trademark actions asserting the company’s HEALTHNOW marks. The cases were successfully settled. HealthNow New York Inc. v. CHSPSC, LLC (W.D.N.Y.); Healthnow New York, Inc. v. Healthnow Family Practice LLC et al. (M.D. Fla.)
Represented Ultralife Corporation as lead counsel in a trademark action asserting the company’s ULTRALIFE marks. The case was successfully settled. Ultralife Corporation v. Targus Group International, Inc. et al. (W.D.N.Y.)
Represented Jaccard Corporation as lead counsel in a trade dress action involving kitchen products. The case was successfully settled. Jaccard Corporation v. WINCO Industries Company et al. (W.D.N.Y.)
Represented SIC Products as lead counsel in a trade dress action involving drinkware products. The case was successfully settled. Yeti Coolers, LLC v. SIC Products LLC (W.D. Tex.)
Represented Analog Devices in the defense of a five-patent litigation relating to computer architecture and parallel processing. After jury selection, the plaintiff dropped its demand and agreed to settle the case for a token payment and to arbitrate one of the patents if it survived reexamination at the Patent Office. After the arbitration hearing, the arbitrator ruled in favor of Analog finding no infringement and awarded attorneys' fees to Analog. BIAX Corp. v. Analog Devices, Inc. (E.D. Tex.)
Represented Analog Devices in patent and copyright case involving digital isolators. After the close of discovery, obtained summary judgment against Silicon Labs' counterclaim of unfair competition (Mass. Chapter 93A). The case was successfully settled shortly before trial. Analog Devices, Inc. v. Silicon Laboratories, Inc. (D. Mass.)
Represented Hypertherm in a six-patent litigation relating to plasma torch technology against one of its competitors. Obtained summary judgment of infringement in Hypertherm's favor on numerous parts manufactured and sold by the defendant, summary judgment in Hypertherm's favor on several of defendant's alleged defenses, and disqualification and exclusion of defendant's technical expert witness. After obtaining these major court victories, along with other victories in the case, the case was successfully settled shortly before trial. Hypertherm, Inc. v. American Torch Tip Co. (D.N.H.)
Represented Ivoclar in obtaining summary judgment of non-infringement in a patent case relating to dental material systems in which the plaintiff was seeking tens of millions dollars in damages. This significant victory was affirmed by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. PSN Illinois, Inc. v. Ivoclar Vivadent, Inc. (N.D. Ill., Fed. Circ.)
Represented MKS Instruments in its assertion of five patents relating to plasma processing equipment for use in the semiconductor industry. After a four-day trial, the jury returned a verdict of infringement in favor of MKS on all patents asserted at trial. MKS Instruments, Inc. v. Advanced Energy Corp. (D. Del.)
Represented Qwest, Global Crossing, and Level 3 in the defense of a patent infringement action relating to voice over IP (VoIP) switching technology. The case was successfully settled settled during trial. C2 Communications Technologies, Inc. v. Qwest Communications Corp., Global Crossing Telecommunications, Inc., and Level 3 Communications, LLC (E.D. Tex.)
Represented Transamerica in defending against three patents in three separate cases relating to the administration of insurance annuity products. Retained after an adverse jury verdict, assisted team in obtaining reversal of $13 million judgment on appeal at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. Lincoln National Life Insurance Co. v. Transamerica Life Insurance Co. et al. (N.D. Iowa, N.D. Ind., and Fed. Cir.)
Represented ImClone in a patent infringement action directed to technology allegedly used to produce Erbitux. The case was successfully settled shortly before hearings on motions for summary judgment. Abbott Laboratories v. ImClone Systems, Inc. (D. Mass.)
Represented Facebook as local counsel in a high-profile dispute associated with the founding of Facebook (which was later the subject of the movie The Social Network). ConnectU LLC et al. v. Facebook, Inc. et al. (D. Mass.)
Represented General Media Communications in its assertion of its famous PENTHOUSE® trademarks. The case ended with a consent judgment entered against the defendant. General Media Communications, Inc. v. Felt Enterprises, Inc. (D. Mass.)
In a pro bono case, represented Daniel Goodin, a former reporter for the Industry Standard, in a defamation suit brought by John Fanning, uncle of Shawn Fanning, the founder of Napster. After Goodin won sanctions against the plaintiff, the case was dismissed by the plaintiff. Fanning v. Goodin (D. Mass.)