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Jason M. Schwent

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Jason's practice is centered on technology, with an emphasis on software, intellectual property, and technology licensing and on cybersecurity breach response.

With over 15 years of experience in intellectual property law, the majority of which was spent working with software and computer technology, Jason has a wealth of experience in a myriad of technological fields. Jason applies that experience to licensing technology, intellectual property and software for all manner of entities. His experience is an asset to his clients as he assists in negotiating and drafting complex licensing, manufacturing, joint development, and other technology agreements. Jason also uses this technological experience to counsel clients on various intellectual property, Internet, e-commerce, privacy, and technology issues to maximize the protection and commercialization of their technology in the marketplace.

Jason also uses his technology experience in his work on cybersecurity breach response matters where he handles the investigation of security breach investigations and coordinating teams of professionals, including IT forensic examiners, public relations firms, and communications vendors while ensuring that his clients adequately, expediently, and professionally respond to privacy breach events. Jason has also counseled clients on data privacy and security risk management issues and practice. He has experience working on cybersecurity breaches of differing size and complexity in a variety of industries, all while protecting his clients' brands, reputations, and ensuring compliance with numerous state, federal, and international regulations and statutes. Jason has substantial experience representing and advising established and emerging technology companies, multi-state and multi-national manufacturing and technology companies, as well as large fortune 500 companies.

Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis
Missouri Bar Association
American Bar Association
Washington University in St. Louis
Adjunct Professor (2002-2004)
Volunteer Lawyers: Accountants for the Arts
Kirkwood Farmer’s Market Committee
"What you need to know about the new EU-U.S. data transfer pact" Thompson Coburn Publications (July 2016)
"Patent Landscape Post-Alice: Not Much Clearer, but Trends Worth Nothing.” Patent, Trademark & Copyright Journal (November 2014)
“Patent Poker: Why Forcing a Plaintiff to Show Its Hand Early Can Lead to Fairer Play” Patent, Trademark & Copyright Journal (January 2013)
Jason M. Schwent
Franklin Pierce Law Center
J.D. (2001)
Truman State University
B.S., cum laude (1997)
Thompson Coburn LLP
Partner (2011-Present)
Associate (2005-2010)
Senniger Powers
Associate (2001-2005)
Darby & Darby, NYC
(Summer 2000)
Missouri (2001)
Eastern District of Missouri (2001)
Eastern District of Texas (2006)
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (2007)
Jason M. Schwent