Jameson Ma works intimately with clients to develop patent strategies tailored to meeting their business objectives. Jameson never gives advice in a vacuum, but rather with a deep understanding of clients’ technology, budget, and competitive landscape. To that end, Jameson helps startups and Fortune 100 companies alike develop intellectual property to protect their market share.

Jameson also help clients mitigate risk by analyzing competitor IP, preparing opinions of counsel, and conducting pre-litigation analysis. Jameson is frequently called upon to study and invalidate competitor patent claims via USPTO post-grant proceedings domestically, and assist his clients with other invalidation proceedings globally.

Jameson lectures on patent topics and is an active member of the IP community, formerly serving as a Council Member for the American Bar Association, Section of Intellectual Property Law.


  • Former USPTO examiner.
  • Manages global patent prosecution and competitor analysis for numerous Fortune 500 companies.
  • Assisted a startup in patent procurement and discussions that resulted in a commercial partnership with a Fortune 50 company.

Bar Admissions

  • District of Columbia
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office


  • The George Washington University Law School, J.D., 2013
  • Cornell University, B.S., Biological Engineering, cum laude, 2008

Professional Recognition

  • Recognized by IAM Patent 1000 as a “Leading Patent Professional” for Patent Prosecution, 2023-2024.
  • Recognized by LMG Life Sciences for Patent Prosecution and Patent Strategy & Management, 2022.
  • Recognized by Managing Intellectual Property as a “Notable Practitioner” (District of Columbia) for patent prosecution, 2021.
  • Recognized by The Legal 500 for patent prosecution (including re-examination and post-grant proceedings) (nationwide), 2021-2024.
  • Recognized by LMG Life Sciences as a finalist for “US Rising Star – Intellectual Property”, 2020.
  • Recognized by Managing Intellectual Property as a “Rising Star” (United States) for patent prosecution, 2019.
  • Recognized as a “Rising Star” by Super Lawyers for intellectual property, 2017-2024.


  • Author. “Citing References from Parent Applications in Continuing Applications,” BoMc Blog, February 24, 2015.
  • Coauthor. “Justices Unsure Of What To Answer In Limelight V. Akamai,” Law360, April 30, 2014.
  • Coauthor. “A Patent-Claim Clarity Crackdown is on the Horizon,” Law360, March 25, 2014.
  • Coauthor. “Patent Prosecutors Must Focus On Enforcement Trends,” Law360, March 7, 2014.
  • Coauthor. “When Post-AIA Patent App Claims Priority to Pre-AIA App,” Law360, January 23, 2014.
  • Coauthor. ”The Expanding Role Of Patent Examiner Interviews,” Law360, July 25, 2013.
  • Coauthor. ”Why Startups Should Focus On Patents Early On,” Law360, June 26, 2013.
  • Coauthor. “Membership in a Defensive Patent-Aggregation Service May Provide a Plausible Basis for Alleging Pre-suit Knowledge of a Patent for a Claim of Willful Infringement,” LES Insights, September 24, 2012.
  • Coauthor. “Failure to Comply with IPR Policy of Standards Setting Organization May Support Antitrust and Breach of Contract Claims,” LES Insights, July 23, 2012.
  • Coauthor. “Causal Nexus Between Accused Infringement and Alleged Harm Required for Grant of a Preliminary Injunction,” LES Insights, June 18, 2012.
  • Coauthor. “District Court Finds Willful Infringement Does Not Necessarily Warrant Full Enhancement of Treble Damages,” LES Insights, February 6, 2012.
  • Coauthor. “A Unique Sequence in the N-Terminal Regulatory Region Controls the Nuclear Localization of KLF8 by Cooperating with the C-Terminal Zinc-Fingers,” Cell Research, 2009.


  • Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (LCLD), Fellow, 2023
  • American Bar Association Section of Intellectual Property Law (ABA-IPL), IP Council, 2018-2019
  • ABA-IPL, Vice-Chair Diversity Action Group, 2016-2017
  • ABA-IPL, Section of Intellectual Property Law, Fellow, 2014-2017
  • ABA-IPL, Section of Intellectual Property Law, Membership Board, 2015-2016
  • ABA-IPL, Section of Intellectual Property Law, Magazine Board, 2015-2017
  • American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA), Chair Online Programs, 2017-2019, Vice-Chair, 2015-2017
  • Cornell Engineering Alumni Association, Director and Officer, 2015-2017

Speaking Engagements