Jennifer M. Hartjes
Associate / Chicago

P: 312-881-5958

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Jennie has represented clients in the pharmaceutical, medical device, and consumer electronics fields, focusing on patent litigation. As a registered patent attorney, she draws on her experience with United States Patent Office proceedings to inform litigation strategy. Jennie has led briefing on successful dispositive motions, worked with technical experts to prepare expert reports, defended expert depositions, and counseled clients working in crowded patent fields. In her pro bono practice, Jennie has been involved in federal litigation advocating for improved treatment of mental illness for incarcerated individuals. Prior to joining Goldman Ismail, Jennie practiced with another leading national law firm and completed a federal district court clerkship.

  • Consumer Electronics Litigation
    • Represents a Fortune 10 consumer electronics company in a litigation involving five patents relating to wireless communication and headphone design and operation technologies, together with breach-of-contract claims. The case is presently in the discovery phase, with trial set for early 2022.
    • Represents same Fortune 10 consumer electronics company in a patent-infringement case relating to wireless technology pending in the Western District of Texas.
    • Associate, Goldman Ismail Tomaselli Brennan & Baum LLP
    • Associate, Jones Day
    • University of Pennsylvania (J.D., summa cum laude)
      • Order of the Coif
      • Levy Scholar (full tuition scholarship)
      • Senior editor, University of Pennsylvania Law Review
    • Creighton University (B.S., Biochemistry, summa cum laude)
      • Goldwater Scholar
      • Varsity Tennis
    • Honorable Wilhelmina M. Wright, U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota
    • State of Illinois
    • State of Minnesota
    • U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota
    • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
    • United States Patent and Trademark Office