Jason GarrTitle: Associate General Counsel
Jason joined the Office of the Vice President and General Counsel as Associate General Counsel in 2018. He counsels the University on issues relating to technology transfer, intellectual property licensing, intellectual property litigation and prosecution, and sponsored research.
Prior to joining the University, Jason practiced intellectual property litigation and licensing at global law firms in Silicon Valley, Washington, D.C., and Detroit. He represented leading technology, automotive, and financial companies before numerous federal district courts, the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, and the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patent Trial and Appeal Board.
Jason graduated from Northwestern University School of Law and the University of Michigan College of Engineering. Prior to attending law school, he served as a patent examiner at the USPTO.