• University of Michigan, B.S. chemical engineering (1994)
  • University of Michigan, M.S. chemical engineering (2000)
  • Wayne State University Law School, J.D. (2005)


  • Illinois
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO)
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Indiana
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit

Professional Experience

  • Visteon Corporation
    Advanced Materials/Manufacturing, 2000–2003
  • Ford Motor Company
    Materials Testing and Analysis/Manufacturing/Quality Control, 1994–2000

Jason W. Schigelone

Senior Counsel

Jason W. Schigelone focuses his practice on patent litigation and prosecution in the chemical, mechanical, medical, and pharmaceutical arts. He has experience in domestic and international patent prosecution and post-grant proceedings, including Inter Partes Review (IPR) proceedings before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and opposition proceedings before the European Patent Office. Jason has represented clients through all stages of litigation in the federal district courts and before the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. Jason has handled matters involving a variety of technologies, including interventional medical devices and healthcare products, pharmaceuticals, biosensors, climate control, and automotive systems.

As a veteran of the automotive industry, Jason brings a client-side perspective to his practice. Jason has been involved in all aspects of the technology life cycle—as a manufacturing and materials engineer involved in product development, as an in-house patent engineer involved in IP development and valuation, and as an attorney involved in prosecuting and litigating patents. These experiences give him real-world perspective and appreciation of the issues that matter most to clients, helping him to achieve efficient and effective solutions.

Jason is known for his thorough and detailed understanding of his client’s technologies and business, and his ability to translate this information into successful legal strategies and outcomes.


  • American Bar Association
    Intellectual Property Section
  • Intellectual Property Owners Association


Admitted to practice: Illinois, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit


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