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About Jared

Jared Schuettenhelm focuses on all aspects of intellectual property, including IP litigation, IP counseling and strategy, technology licensing and transactional matters, patent royalty audits and related due diligence matters. He has represented clients in cases involving a wide array of technologies, including computer operating systems, security and encryption systems, audio processing systems, printing technologies, computer networking systems, medical devices and pharmaceuticals. Jared represents both United States and international clients, with particular experience representing Japanese clients in a variety of intellectual property matters.

He litigates offensive and defensive patent infringement disputes in courts throughout the U.S., including the Eastern District of Texas, the Northern and Central Districts of California, and the District of Delaware. Jared also represents companies in Section 337 actions before the U.S. International Trade Commission, as well as proceedings before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board. In addition to his litigation experience, Jared assists and advises clients in protecting, licensing, and transferring intellectual property. A registered patent attorney, Jared also has experience prosecuting patent applications to issue, which he leverages to help clients develop effective strategies to analyze and protect their patent portfolios.

Prior to becoming an attorney, Jared worked for nearly eight years as a process engineer and scientist in the medical device industry. During this time, he worked closely with numerous stakeholders to develop and optimize innovative products, solutions and devices. During his career as a scientist, Jared obtained Black Belt certification in Six Sigma process improvement methodology.


Recent Notable Matters

Toshiba America Electronic Components, Inc. — secured voluntary dismissal with prejudice and without any payment after four-year litigation over patents related to self-encrypting solid state and hard disc drives

Toshiba America Business Solutions, Inc. — successfully invalidated five US patents which had been asserted by Monument Peak Ventures, LLC (“MPV”) against firm clients Toshiba Corp., Toshiba America Electronic Components, Inc., and Toshiba America Business Solutions, Inc.  The technologies at issue related to facial recognition algorithms, digital marketing, and the capture and manipulation of digital images.   

HTC Corporation — Obtained a complete victory for consumer electronics company HTC in a trademark infringement case in the Eastern District of Virginia. Recently won a ruling entitling HTC to recover $1.5 million in fees based on the exceptional nature of the case.

Toshiba Tec Corporation — Toshiba Tec Corporation et al. v. Katun Corporation (patent infringement, C.D. Cal.; printer and toner cartridge technology)

Toshiba Corporation — patent infringement with audio processing hardware and software and products containing the same (ITC; audio processing and hardware)

Toshiba Corporation — Andrea Electronics Corporation v. Toshiba Corporation et al. (patent infringement, E.D. NY; audio processing hardware and software)

Toshiba Corporation — Memory Integrity, LLC v. Toshiba Corporation et al. (patent infringement, D. Del; audio processing software in multiprocessor systems)

Toshiba Corporation — Azure Networks, LLC v. Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc. et al. (patent infringement, E.D. Texas; personal wireless networks)

Nordstrom, Inc. — E2E Processing, Inc. v. Nordstrom, Inc. (patent infringement, E.D. Texas; XML-based database query and data management)

Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc. — patent infringement, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas; system for hard drive data security

SSA Cooper — Wireless Media Innovations, LLC v. SSA Cooper LLC (patent infringement, M.D. Florida; shipping terminal operating systems)

Toshiba America Inc. — Long Corner Consumer Electronics, LLC v. Toshiba America Inc. (patent infringement, E.D. Texas; computer input devices)

Execware, LLC v. Nordstrom Inc. — Execware, LLC v. Nordstrom Inc. (patent infringement, D. Del.; systems for formatting databases)

Toshiba Tec Corporation — petition for Inter Partes Review by Katun Corporation (IPR petition response; printer cartridge technology)

Publications and Speeches

“Is it Safe to Store Your Trade Secrets in The Cloud,” Forbes, February 22, 2012.



Santa Clara University School of Law,
cum laude
University of California, Santa Cruz,
B.A., Biology

Bar Admissions

U.S. Patent and Trademark Office




BL Rankings
Best Lawyers
Ones to Watch, Intellectual Property Law, 2024; Litigation – Intellectual Property, 2024
Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC
Managing Intellectual Property
Rising Star (United States), 2022; Rising Star (Washington), 2022
Thomson Reuters
Washington Super Lawyers
Rising Star, 2014 - 2019
Santa Clara University School of Law
Order of the Coif
Santa Clara University School of Law
Santa Clara Computer and High Technology Law Journal
Managing Editor