Jon T. Tanaka
Jon Tanaka joined Ropes & Gray's intellectual property litigation group in 2017. Jon received his law degree from Berkeley School of Law, where he was a senior editor of the Berkeley Technology Law Journal and an editor of the California Law Review. During law school, Jon served as a judicial intern for the Patent Pilot Program of the Central District of California.
Jon earned his undergraduate degree from the University of California, Berkeley with a major in Molecular and Cell Biology, Biochemistry.
- Natera, Inc. v. ArcherDX, Inc. (DDE): Represented ArcherDX in patent infringement litigations filed by Natera relating to methods of amplifying and sequencing cell-free DNA in the District of Delaware.
- Co-author, “Orange, Purple Book Patentees Hone PTAB Survival Skills,” Bloomberg Law’s Patent, Trademark & Copyright Journal (June 13, 2018)
- Author, Note, “'Shall' We Dance? Interpreting the BPCIA's Patent Provisions,” 31 Berkeley Tech. L.J. 659 (2016).
- JD, Order of the Coif, University of California, Berkeley, School of Law, 2017; senior editor, Berkeley Technology Law Journal; editor, California Law Review; co-Editor-in-Chief, Asian American Law Journal
- BA (Biochemistry), University of California, Berkeley, 2011
Admissions / Qualifications
- New York, 2018