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Jeffrey Eric Ostrow
Partner
 
2475 Hanover Street
Palo Alto, CA 94304 
 
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Phone: +1-650-251-5030
Fax: +1-650-251-5002
Jeff Ostrow is Head of the Firm’s Palo Alto office, Chair of the Intellectual Property Practice and a former member of the Executive Committee. He litigates cases for high-profile technology companies and advises clients on the IP aspects of M&A and capital markets transactions. With his colleagues at the Firm, he has developed award-winning data-driven analytic tools built to assess litigation and corporate issues and risks. He frequently lectures on IP issues and currently teaches the Business of IP at UC Berkeley’s School of Law, where he is a cofounder of the UC Berkeley Informatics Lab. Jeff is consistently recognized as a national “Litigation Star”  for Intellectual Property by Euromoney’s Benchmark Litigation and is recommended in patent litigation and technology transactions by The Legal 500. He has also been named to both the Daily Journal’s Top 100 IP Lawyers and Top 100 Leading Lawyers in California.

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Work Highlights
  • Cisco, Ancestry, CSR, Intel, MediaTek, MMI, Spotify and other high-tech clients in a variety of litigation, arbitration and other adversarial proceedings at the trial and appellate levels
  • Advise a variety of technology clients in strategic intellectual property matters, including mergers and acquisitions, capital markets, joint ventures and other transactions
  • Provide innovative and unique data-driven analytical analyses of IP and litigation issues
Accolades
  • The Legal 500
  • Daily Journal, Top 100 IP Lawyers in California
  • Daily Journal, Top 100 Leading Lawyers in California
  • Euromoney’s Benchmark Litigation, national “Litigation Star”
  • Intellectual Asset Management (IAM) Magazine’s, IAM Licensing 250 — The World’s Leading Patent and Technology Licensing Practitioners
  • Law360, Technology Group of the Year
Education
  • New York University School of Law, 1990 J.D.
  • University of Chicago, 1987 A.B.
    With Honors
Admissions
  • New York 1991
  • California 2001
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York 1991
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York 1991
  • U.S. Court of Appeals Federal Circuit 1995
  • U.S. Supreme Court 1995
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of California 2008
  • U.S. District Court Central District of California 2002
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of California 2002
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of California 2001
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit 2001
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 2nd Circuit 2004
  • U.S. Tax Court 2002
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit 2014
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit 2015

Jeffrey Eric Ostrow is Head of the Firm’s Palo Alto office, Chair of the Intellectual Property Practice and a former member of the Executive Committee.

For more than 20 years, Jeff has litigated and tried IP cases for both large and small technology companies, including Intel, Cisco, HP, Ancestry and Spotify. Jeff is also responsible for the corporate side of the IP practice at the Firm and is regularly called upon to counsel clients on complicated IP issues in a variety of deal structures. He is a frequent lecturer on IP issues and has taught at Stanford Law School and is currently teaching IP Strategy at Berkeley Law School.

Jeff is consistently recognized as a national “Litigation Star” for Intellectual Property by Euromoney’s Benchmark Litigation and is recommended in patent litigation and technology transactions by The Legal 500. In 2012, Jeff was named to the Daily Journal’s Top 100 IP Lawyers in California, and was previously named in 2009 as one of the Daily Journal’s Top 100 Leading Lawyers in California. Jeff is consistently listed as a “Super Lawyer” and in Intellectual Asset Management (IAM) Magazine’s “IAM Licensing 250 — The World’s Leading Patent and Technology Licensing Practitioners.”

He was elected to membership in the Firm in 2000. He received his A.B. from the University of Chicago in 1987 and his J.D. from the New York University School of Law in 1990.

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