Jeffery P. Langer uses strategic creation, management, and exploitation of IP assets to help clients achieve their business objectives. With over 12 years of IP legal experience, Dr. Langer relies on a wealth of innovative and practical approaches to solve client’s legal problems. As a former researcher and in-house counsel, he combines diverse technical knowledge with a strong skill set across multiple areas, including patent and design procurement, trade secret protection, portfolio management, licensing, due diligence, post grant challenges, and pre-litigation assessments. He has led projects in a variety of technology areas including semiconductors, consumer and industrial electronic systems, biomedical devices, and alternative energy systems. He is the cofounding partner of the Washington DC metro area office of Osha Liang, which is located minutes away from the United States Patent and Trademark Office.
Led teams of IP professionals responsible for building and managing multimillion-dollar IP portfolios for clients in the consumer electronics and biomedical space in the Americas, Europe, and Asia
Managed multiple concurrent contentious matters with simultaneous actions in Asia, Europe, and the Americas before the European Patent Office, the State Intellectual Property Office (PRC), and the United States Patent & Trademark Office for clients in the consumer electronics and semiconductor memory technology areas
Lead IP due diligence attorney for multiple M&A acquisitions with valuations over $100 million dollars
Lead attorney as outside and in-house counsel for transactional matters including multicounty freedom to operate assessments, cross-border IP licensing, export control issues, and IP asset purchases
J.D., cum laude, Columbus School of Law, The Catholic University of America, Washington DC (2009)
Ph.D., Electrical, Computer, and Systems Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, New York (2005)
M.S., Electrical, Computer, and Systems Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, New York (2001)
B.S., Electrical, Computer, and Systems Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, New York (1999)
B.A., Urban Studies, The College of Wooster, Ohio (1993)
Virginia State Bar
District of Columbia Bar
United States Patent and Trademark Office
SELECTED PRESENTATIONS AND PUBLICATIONS
Panelist, United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) Day Opening Ceremony and International Forum, under the theme of “Driving ‘Belt-and-Road’ Common Development Through Science & Technology Innovation and Capacity Cooperation,” Shanghai, China, April 2017.
Strategic Intellectual Property Management – Building IP Portfolios, Chapter in Handbook of Clinical Nanomedicine: Law, Business, Regulation, Safety and Risk, Pan Stanford Publishing, Singapore (2016).