Jonathan K. Waldrop represents industry leading companies in patent and trademark litigation involving interactive web technologies, video-on-demand telecommunications, cable technology, computer-assisted sales processes, medical devices, cooking ovens, gaming systems and complex financial transactions. He is also experienced in handling commercial and antitrust litigation matters.
Jon’s clients include Google, YouTube and Adobe, world-leading global technology companies, and Cox Communications, the third largest cable television provider in the United States. He has acted as lead trial counsel in many cases for his clients and has a history of achieving favorable jury verdicts. In a recent example, Jon acted as trial counsel representing Google and YouTube in a case with such broad potential implications that Wired.com declared, “Texas Jury Strikes Down Patent Troll’s Claim to Own the Interactive Web.” In a separate patent litigation, Jon achieved a verdict touted as the largest verdict of the year in the district in which it was handed down.
Jon is recognized in The Best Lawyers in America© 2015 and 2016, as a "Northern California Rising Star" in the 2015 edition of Super Lawyers, The Legal 500 (2015) and as a "Rising Star" in Georgia Super Lawyers (2014). Jon also earned the National Institute for Trial Advocacy's "Master Advocate" designation in 2015, and is a fellow in the Litigation Counsel of America's Trial Lawyer Honorary Society, in which less than one-half of one percent of American lawyers are invited to join.
He is registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.