Jay R. Mitchell

Project Attorney
Registered Patent Attorney

Philadelphia, PA
Phone: 215.981.4664    Fax: 215.981.4750


Jay R. Mitchell is a project attorney in the Intellectual Property Department of Pepper Hamilton LLP, resident in the Philadelphia office.

As a registered patent attorney, Mr. Mitchell focuses his practice on all aspects of intellectual property including patent prosecution, strategic intellectual property counseling, portfolio management, patent procurement (including domestic and foreign rights), patent opinions (freedom to operate, non-infringement, invalidity and patentability), due diligence, licensing, and the enforcement and defense of patent and trademark rights for a wide range of U.S. domestic and foreign companies.

Mr. Mitchell has spent a decade counseling clients in a variety of industries varying in a wide range of technologies, including mechanical and electrical devices, analog and digital electronics, data and voice communication systems, computer hardware, software, medical devices, computer vision, graphics processing, HD video, mobile device management and security, power supplies, and robotics and automation systems.

Before pursuing the practice of law, Mr. Mitchell was an engineer and gained industry experience designing analog and digital integrated circuits, developing consumer electronics, and performed experimental research in quantum optics and quantum computing.


  • J.D., cum laude, Suffolk University Law School, 2007
  • B.S., Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2001

Bar Admissions

  • Massachusetts
  • New Jersey
  • Pennsylvania
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

Practice Areas

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