Chicago, Illinois 60606
Jennifer is an experienced litigator who focuses her practice on intellectual property disputes involving patents, copyrights, trade secrets, trademarks and unfair competition. Jennifer litigates against non-practicing entities as well as direct competitors, and her recent matters have involved computer software, telecommunications networks, videogame software and systems, web-enabled products and services, and consumer electronics and appliances. Jennifer has also successfully litigated complex commercial matters - at the trial court level and on appeal - involving securities fraud, breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty, tortious interference and other complex business disputes.
Jennifer works with her clients to implement litigation strategies designed to achieve optimal results while keeping their business objectives paramount, through all phases of litigation, whether to pre-trial resolution or to trial.
|Areas of Practice||1) Intellectual Property, 2) Commercial Litigation and Disputes, 3) IP Litigation, 4) Patent Litigation, 5) Copyright Litigation, 6) Trademark Litigation and 7) Trade Secrets and Restrictive Covenants|
|Law School||Loyola University Chicago School of Law, J.D., 2000|
|Education||Indiana University, B.A., 1990|
|Bar Member / Association||Illinois State Bar Association|
|Most recent firm||Reed Smith LLP|
Benjamin P. Smith is a partner in Morgan Lewis's Litigation Practice. He is a trial lawyer with a particular focus on high-stakes disputes in the biotechnology, medical device, and internet industries.