Jeffery Langer is an intellectual property attorney located in the Alexandria office. His practice focuses on intellectual property procurement, transactions, and enforcement for clients with multi-jurisdictional intellectual property needs. He is experienced in patent and industrial design portfolio management; due diligence and IP risk mitigation; multi-country litigation assessment; post-grant challenges and contentious matters in the U.S., Europe, and Asia; and, multi-jurisdictional in- and out-licensing of intellectual property assets. His practice covers technology areas including electrical, computer, mechanical, green-tech, and medical device technologies. He also frequently lectures and advises clients on issues related to litigation and contentious matters, business practices, intellectual property protection, sourcing, and supply chain integrity in the People's Republic of China.
The growing importance of protecting trade secrets and databases
Panel Member, IP: Protecting and Enhancing Your Current and Future Success, IIPCC, Hong Kong, December 17, 2018
Rensselaer Alumni Network (RAN), Co-captain (Washington, D.C.)
Columbus School of Law, Alumni Council
Prior to joining Stites & Harbison, Jeffery was managing partner for an IP boutique firm in their Alexandria and China offices. He spent nearly four years in Switzerland with Philip Morris International as in-house Senior Counsel for Next Generation Products. He began his career at Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP, a global intellectual property law firm headquartered in Washington, D.C.
- Mandarin Chinese (proficient)
- French (basic)
Ideal Lab, 1/F, No. 5 Science Park West Avenue, Hong Kong Science Park
IP attorney Jeff Langer is a featured speaker at this seminar presented by IIPCC in Hong Kong.
For many years, foreign companies were reluctant to seek and enforce intellectual property protection in China. The Chinese intellectual property legal system has matured rapidly, however.