• District of Columbia
  • Pennsylvania
  • Supreme Court of the United States
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office


  • American University, Washington College of Law, JD
  • Johns Hopkins University, MS
  • University of Chicago, BA
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Jon Grossman


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Jon Grossman concentrates his practices in the areas of patent law, copyright law, and licensing work, with an emphasis on issues concerning computer software.

Mr. Grossman has significant commercial licensing experience encompassing all aspects of contracting, including inbound and outbound licenses, development agreements, Internet contracting, and copyright related agreements. He also provides clients a full range of IP counseling with a business focus in the areas of strategic acquisitions, outsourcing, and joint ventures and enforcement. Additionally, he works closely with clients in obtaining financing from venture capitalists.

The majority of Mr. Grossman’s computer software experience stems from software patent prosecution, patent opinion making, copyright enforcement, and software licensing work. He also has extensive experience regarding Internet legal issues, privacy, and corporate IP due diligence. He is recognized as a leader in issues concerning business method patent protection and intellectual property opinion making.


  • 2011–2018, Copyright Law and Patent Law in Washington, D.C., listed in Best Lawyers in America©
  • 2012–2015, and 2017, listed in IAM Patent 1000
  • 2013–2017, “IP Star,” listed in Managing IP (“MIP”) Magazine
  • 2013–2016, listed in Washington, D.C. Super Lawyers

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