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About Jim Medek

  • June 11, 2019

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Jim is an attorney at Jump Trading. He focuses on intellectual property and technology law at Jump, providing counsel on a broad range of issues including IP and software licensing, trade secret protection, patent strategy, and negotiation of service agreements. Due to Jump’s focus on research and development, he gets to work with a variety of technology areas such as high-performance computing, software development, telecommunications, and data analysis.

Prior to joining Jump, Jim was a partner at Kirkland & Ellis, focusing on intellectual property and technology litigation and transactional matters involving a wide range of technologies. As a litigator, he was involved in both jury and bench trials in federal court, and have extensive experience in arguing motions, managing associate teams, taking and defending depositions of fact, corporate, and expert witnesses, and coordinating all other aspects of discovery and e-Discovery. He also advised on various technology transactions relating to software and digital devices, including software and technology service agreements, licensing agreements, and mergers and acquisitions.