Romeao Jon Jennings is an associate in the firm’s intellectual property (IP) practice, where he focuses on complex patent litigation, IP counseling and IP transactions.
Practice & Background
Mr. Jennings clerked with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, where he analyzed, drafted and assisted with negotiating software and other IP licenses. He also gained experience representing clients as a student attorney for the Glushko-Samuelson Intellectual Property Law Clinic. Before obtaining his J.D., Mr. Jennings worked as a software engineer at NCR and The Reynolds and Reynolds Company.
Mr. Jennings earned his J.D. summa cum laude from the American University Washington College of Law, where he was a member of the Administrative Law Review. He earned his B.S. cum laude in computer science from Wright State University.
Mr. Jennings’ recent engagements include:
- defending a leading television manufacturer in two 337 investigations related to content filtering and interactive programming
- representing a leading telecom device manufacturer against a number of suits related to voice/data modem, mobile and VOIP technologies
- defending a leading security company in an arbitration related to indemnification of its webpage authentication software
- advising creditors and investment firms regarding a patent portfolio auction and related due diligence.
Awards & Accolades
- named “Rising Star” by Washington, D.C., Super Lawyers (2014-2016).