Jason Heidemann is an associate in the Washington, D.C. office of Latham & Watkins.
Mr. Heidemann’s practice is focused on intellectual property litigation, with an emphasis on patent litigation.
Prior to joining Latham, Mr. Heidemann was a Primary Patent Examiner at the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). In this role, he reviewed patent applications for technical and legal compliance. These patent applications focused on computer vision, image processing, and video compression algorithms.
During his tenure at the USPTO, Mr. Heidemann also served on a work detail at the Patent Trial and Appeal Board. Mr. Heidemann assisted an administrative patent judge for ex parte appeals and inter parte review proceedings.
While attending law school, Mr. Heidemann received the Peter D. Rosenberg Prize in Patent and Intellectual Property Law and served as a research assistant to Dean John M. Whealan. He also served as a judicial extern for Judge Susan G. Braden of the United States Court of Federal Claims. Mr. Heidemann earned his JD from The George Washington University Law School, where he graduated with high honors and was elected to the Order of the Coif. Mr. Heidemann also received the AIPLA Past Presidents Award for excellence in intellectual property academic studies.
Prior to law school, Mr. Heidemann earned his MS in Electrical Engineering at the Pennsylvania State University and worked as a computer engineer at Northrop Grumman.