Jason C. Chumney

Counsel
Email: jchumney@dsiplaw.com

Overview:

  • J.D., University of Houston
  • B.S., Chemical Engineering, Virginia Tech

More Detail:

Jason Chumney joins Servilla Whitney after over fifteen years of advising clients with respect to devising intellectual property strategies, preparing and prosecuting patents, and managing substantial patent portfolios.  He also prepares validity, infringement and patent landscape opinions in the chemical and pharmaceutical arts.  He has particularly extensive experience in the areas of small molecules, biologics, medical devices, and personal care products, as well as in the petrochemical and energy sectors.  In addition to patent law matters, Jason structures, negotiates and drafts license agreements, including agreements between corporate and non-profit research organizations and agreements between universities and their faculty and student-inventors.

Jason was previously at McCarter & English, and began his legal career in 2002 at the renowned patent boutique firm, Darby & Darby, P.C., in New York, where he advised clients in connection with and managed large patent portfolios and engaged in domestic and foreign patent prosecution. He also handled the intellectual property law aspects of transactional due diligence, including the preparation of freedom to operate and validity/infringement opinions. In addition, he handled patent litigation and appeal matters, including oral argument before the Board of Patent Appeals and Interferences in support of patent appeals.  He left Darby & Darby with his practice leader in 2007 to join the New York office of the national law firm Baker Botts LLP where he engaged in all aspects of intellectual property law practice, from patent preparation and prosecution to opinions, licensing, and litigation. He has served a publicly held pharmaceutical company managing its branded patent prosecution portfolio and patent litigation matters and structuring, negotiating, and drafting technology transactions.

Jason is a member of the NY Bar and is also registered to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office.

Outside the office, Jason enjoys golfing, gardening, and fishing.