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Jason M. Schwent

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

Jason has significant experience handling cybersecurity breach response matters and investigations as well as advising and counseling on data privacy and security risk management issues and practice. Jason has experience assisting in gathering and coordinating teams of professionals, including IT forensic examiners, public relations firms, and communications vendors to effectively respond to data privacy breach events. He has worked with cybersecurity breaches for entities of all sizes and across numerous fields and industries while protecting clients' brands, reputations, and ensuring compliance with numerous state, federal, and international compliance regulations and statutes. His clients include established and emerging technology companies, multi-state and multi-national manufacturing companies, as well as large fortune 500 corporations.

Jason also has significant experience licensing technology, intellectual property, and software for all manner of entities. With a background in intellectual property litigation, and a focus on software and IT technology, Jason brings strong technical knowledge to the process of drafting and negotiating licenses and other agreements. He also helps clients by counseling them on various intellectual property, Internet, licensing, e-commerce, and privacy issues.

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
(2001-Present)
Kirkwood Farmer’s Market Committee
(2006-2008)
"Can 3D printing technology be stolen by sound recorders?" (July 2016)
"Is encryption the key to your data security?" (July 2016)
"What you need to know about the new EU-U.S. data transfer pact" (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