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Jason Schwent

Partner

St. Louis
314 552 6291 direct

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.

Thompson Coburn Publications

Key details about the Defend Trade Secrets notification requirement

Supreme Court comments on patentable subject matter in Prometheus decision

TC helps establish precedent on reexamination estoppel

Divorce and IP: Untying the knot may tie up patent rights

TCLEs

Intellectual Property: IP 101

Cloud Computing 101- How It Works, What Are Its Risks and What Are Its Rewards

How Your Company Can Better Respond to Patent Cease and Desist Letters

Blogs

Don’t doubt the data breach: Massive Yahoo hack reminds us it’s not if, but when

NIST and FAIR develop tool to merge cybersecurity risk standards

Is encryption the key to your data security?

Can 3D printing technology be stolen by sound recorders?

Colorado jumps into student data privacy protection with new privacy law

What you need to know about the new EU-U.S. data transfer pact

Illinois strengthens, expands scope of personal information protections

5 ugly truths about patent litigation

So you want to protect your software: Tactics, options, and considerations post-Alice

5 tips for managing your patent assets

Publications

"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