Jonas R. McDavit
Jonas R. McDavit
Partner
PHONE: 212-351-3425 FAX: 212-351-3401
Jonas McDavit is an intellectual property litigation partner at Desmarais LLP, focusing on patent infringement and antitrust litigation. Mr. McDavit has represented and counseled clients in cases involving a broad range of technologies, including computer hardware and software, photoimaging equipment, chemical processes, telecommunications technology, and pharmaceuticals.  Mr. McDavit has also served as pro bono counsel in a variety of matters including landlord-tenant disputes, Freedom of Information Act litigation, and Department of Veterans Affairs benefits appeals.

Prior to joining Desmarais LLP, Mr. McDavit practiced in the Intellectual Property group of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. 

Mr. McDavit is a former Naval Officer in the Navy Submarine Force and the Navy Reserves, achieving the rank of Lieutenant Commander.


Courts

  • United States District Court for the Southern District of New York
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit

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Representative Matters

  • Represented Cisco Systems against the Rockstar Consortium in a patent infringement and antitrust litigation involving cable technology and voice-over-IP.
  • Represented MobileMedia Ideas against HTC, Inc. in a patent infringement litigation involving various aspects of mobile handset technology.
  • Represented Oasis Research, LLC in several patent infringement litigations involving online backup and software-as-a-service technology.
  • Represented IBM Corp. against TecSec, Inc. in a patent infringement litigation involving encryption, database, and web services technologies.
  • Represented GlaxoSmithKline against Apotex, Inc. in a patent infringement and antitrust litigation involving the prescription antidepressant pharmaceutical Paxil.
  • Represented Masonite Corp. against JELD-WEN Inc. in a patent infringement litigation involving wood composite materials.
  • Represented Alcatel-Lucent against Microsoft Corp., Dell Inc., and Gateway, Inc. in a multi-patent litigation involving digital video compression, perceptual audio coding, user interface, and communications protocol technologies.
  • Represented Xerox Corp. against Sharp Electronics Corp. in a patent infringement litigation involving photocopier and photoimaging technology.

EDUCATION

Georgetown University Law Center, J.D., 2006, cum laude, Senior Articles Editor, Georgetown Journal of Legal Ethics

University of Notre Dame, B.A., Government, 1996, magna cum laude, Student Academic Commissioner

ADMISSIONS

2007, New York

CONTACT

NYC

230 Park Avenue,
New York, New York 10169
P: 212-351-3400
F: 212-351-3401