Jeffrey I. D. Lewis is a partner at Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP, resident in the firm’s New York office. A chemical engineer and registered patent attorney, Mr. Lewis represents both plaintiffs and defendants both at trial and on appeal in a range of technology-related sectors but focuses primarily on pharmaceuticals, chemicals, biotechnology and life sciences.
He is a past President of the American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA) and the United States national group of the Association Internationale pour la Protection de la Propriété Intellectuelle (AIPPI), as well as being a fellow of both AIPLA and the American Bar Foundation. In addition to his work on behalf of clients, Mr. Lewis has appeared as Counsel of Record amicus curiae in numerous cases before the Supreme Court of the United States, Federal Circuit and other courts.
He frequently writes and speaks on intellectual property and litigation issues, and has been an adjunct professor at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law at Yeshiva University. He received his J.D. from that school, cum laude, and his B.S. Chem. Eng. from the University of Connecticut. He also served as an Alexander Judicial Fellow to the Honorable Marion T. Bennett of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. Mr. Lewis consistently is recognized in Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business in the area of Intellectual Property, listed as a "Litigation Star" for New York and a "National Star" for Intellectual Property in Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC's Benchmark: America's Leading Litigation Firms and Attorneys, and named in Super Lawyers in the area of Intellectual Property Litigation.