Jason Lief

Special Counsel

Litigation is the art of the question. I use my litigation experience and scientific training to ask questions – of clients and opponents – that drive winning outcomes.

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Jason Lief is a patent litigator who focuses on pharmaceutical and Hatch-Waxman litigation. For more than two decades Jason has represented some of the world’s most renowned innovators in dozens of cases often involving billion-dollar products, establishing a winning track record and a reputation for courtroom excellence. Jason has litigated and tried dozens of Hatch-Waxman and other pharmaceutical patent cases before federal courts throughout the US, including cases involving Zantac®; Wellbutrin®; Wellbutrin SR®; Wellbutrin XL®; Ceftin®; Intuniv®; Vyvanse®; Oxtellar XR®; Angiomax® and Lialda®. 

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Capitalizing on lean staffing, Cooley has set itself apart with a recent trio of high-stakes trial victories – The American Lawyer

  • Cardozo School of Law
    JD, magna cum laude, Law Review Editor, 1995

  • Brooklyn College
    BA, Chemistry
    magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, 1987

Admissions & Credentials

New York

Rankings & Accolades

    New York SuperLawyer (2013 – 2019)


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