Jacob Graham is a registered patent attorney and associate with Spence PC. He has substantial experience in litigation, arbitration, mediation and agency proceedings, and represents clients in federal and state courts in the areas of intellectual property and commercial law. His litigation skills accompanied by his background in science and technology have contributed to positive, cost-effective results for clients in major technology and commercial matters.
Mr. Graham earned his law degree from Loyola University of Chicago School of Law, where he was awarded an intellectual property fellowship and graduated cum laude in 2012. During law school, he was a member of Loyola’s law journal, and externed for Judge Ronald Guzman of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois where he drafted opinions in the area of patent law. Additionally, while in law school, Mr. Graham worked as a clerk for a large litigation firm and as a student clinician in the Loyola Business Law Clinic, advising clients on intellectual property and small business matters.
Prior to pursuing his legal education, Mr. Graham gained valuable experience working as a scientist for a large pharmaceuticals company. As a scientist, he researched and analyzed liquid dose and solid dose drug formulas, and collaborated with regulatory and quality departments to develop new drug products. During his undergraduate studies, Mr. Graham interned with the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research and worked at the U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Chemical Defense, where he published research papers and developed methods and chemical assays that measured neurotransmitter and enzyme levels to assess the effects of nerve agents. Mr. Graham earned his undergraduate degree from Pennsylvania State University in Biotechnology with a minor in Microbiology. He also enrolled in several information technology and computer science classes, becoming proficient in numerous computer languages.
Prior to joining Spence PC, Mr. Graham worked several years at an international law firm in Chicago.
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