Jason T. Newman

Jason T. Newman




Phone: 248-544-1100, ext 2012
Fax: (248) 544-1191

Practice and ExperienceBar AdmissionsRecent AccomplishmentsServiceInterests

Practice and Experience

Advocate. Counselor. Adviser.

Primarily focused on civil litigation and intellectual property.

Experience in general

Civil litigation consists of defense of personal injury case involving claims for automobile negligence (passenger cars, trucks, and motorcycles), premises liability, product liability; commercial litigation matters involving breach of contract, and product defect allegations; and appellate issues regarding all of those topics.

Intellectual property experience consists primarily of patent and trademark issues, including litigation, and drafting applications to the United States Patent and Trademark Office.

More detailed experience

Trial and Litigation Experience

  • First- and second-chair trial experience
  • Drafted motions, petitions, discovery requests, and responses to discovery
  • Appeared for court hearings, depositions (lay and expert), and expert product inspections
  • Participated in Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Attended the International Association of Defense Counsel Trial Academy

Intellectual Property


  • Represented clients in patent litigation in federal court
  • Drafted patent application and responses to Office Actions


  • Drafted trademark applications and responses to Office Actions
  • Represented clients in trademark litigation in federal court
  • Represented parties in opposition proceedings before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board
  • Assisted clients with enforcement of trademark rights short of litigation

Appellate Experience

  • Drafted applications for leave to appeal, appellate briefs, and appellate motions
  • Appeared for oral arguments
  • Judicial Clerkship


  • Drafted various business documents, including nondisclosure agreements and patent licensing agreements.

Bar Admissions

  • State of Michigan
  • United States District Court, Eastern District of Michigan
  • United States District Court, Western District of Michigan
  • United States Patent and Trademark Office

Recent Accomplishments

  • In the past year, I have successfully filed motions that resulted in summary disposition being granted in favor of my client 7 times. I have also appeared for oral argument in the Michigan Court of Appeals in 4 separate cases.


  • Provide pro bono legal services under appropriate circumstances. From time to time, foster animals for the Animal House of Southeast Michigan.


  • When not working, I am in the process of restoring a 1969 Chevrolet Camaro.


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Troy Office

2800 Livernois Rd, #610
Troy, MI 48083
Phone: (248) 544-1100
Fax: (248) 544-1191

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