Don Jackson is a founding partner of Davidson Berquist Jackson & Gowdey, LLP. Mr. Jackson has more than 14 years of experience in all aspects of patent law, including patent litigation, client counseling, patent prosecution, and trademark litigation. Mr. Jackson’s current practice involves all aspects of intellectual property litigation, with a particular emphasis on electrical, electronic, and computer litigation.
Mr. Jackson has served as first-chair on patent infringement actions. He has participated in several Markman claim construction hearings both with and without witnesses. His professional experience also includes prosecuting patent applications, drafting licenses for patents, copyrights and trade secret technology, and analyzing patents for infringement, validity and enforceability. Mr. Jackson has litigated patent infringement cases involving technology as diverse as telecommunications, integrated circuit design and fabrication, computer networking systems and methods, optical sensing systems, biotechnology manufacturing processes, and asphalt production processes and devices.
Prior to founding DBJG, Mr. Jackson was a partner in an intellectual property law firm also located in Arlington, Virginia from 2000 through March 2003.
After graduation, Mr. Jackson worked for defense contractor in Baltimore, Maryland involving advanced airborne radar, sensing and surveillance systems.
J.D., 1998, George Mason University
B.S. Electrical and Computer Engineering, 1989, University of Tennessee
Supreme Court of Virginia, 1998
U.S. Patent & Trademark Office, 1998
U.S. Supreme Court, 1998
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, 1998
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, 1998
Eastern District of Virginia, 1998
Western District of Virginia, 2009
U.S. Court of Federal Claims, 2008
American Bar Association