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Jason Mikus

Associate, Litigation Department

Overview

Jason Mikus is an associate in the Litigation practice of Paul Hastings and is based in the firm’s Washington, D.C. office. His practice focuses on intellectual property litigation, including patent, trade secret, copyright, and unfair competition disputes in federal district court and post-grant proceedings before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board.

Prior to joining Paul Hastings, Mr. Mikus worked as a patent examiner at the United States Patent and Trademark Office. In this role, he reviewed patent applications involving technologies such as electronic control systems, bladed rotor systems, gas turbine engines, and hydraulic work machines.

Mr. Mikus received his law degree from The George Washington University Law School, where he graduated With Honors. 

Mr. Mikus is admitted to practice law in the District of Columbia and registered to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office.

While in law school, Mr. Mikus served as a judicial extern for the Honorable Mary Ellen Coster Williams of the United States Court of Federal Claims and as a research assistant to Dean John M. Whealan. Mr. Mikus earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from Pennsylvania State University.

Education

  • The George Washington University Law School, J.D., With Honors, 2020
  • Pennsylvania State University, B.S., Mechanical Engineering, 2010

Practice Areas

Intellectual Property
Patent Litigation
Patent Office
Trade Secrets

Languages

English

Admissions

District of Columbia Bar
United States Patent & Trademark Office

Education

The George Washington University Law School, J.D. 2020
The Pennsylvania State University, B.S. 2010

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