Jason Keener Joins Irwin IP as Senior Attorney

“We are delighted to bring Jason Keener’s eighteen years of legal expertise and experience in intellectual property and technology-related litigation to the Irwin IP team. Jason has represented clients of all sizes in a wide range of industries, including automotive, internet and software. His record as a resolute and tireless representative and advocate will be a great example for our younger associates, and a great value to our clients.” 


Jason specializes in litigating intellectual property matters involving patents, copyrights, trademarks, and trade secret disputes in areas of automotive, internet, software, and other technology areas  He is a fierce advocate and representative for clients seeking to enforce or monetize their intellectual property assets as well as protecting them against claims of infringement.

Innovative solutions are an integral part of Jason’s litigation philosophy, and Jason has earned a reputation for leading his cases both effectively and efficiently, often involving pre-litigation resolutions, or resolutions early in a dispute.  However, when necessary, Jason also leads the case through trial and any appeal, managing lean and scalable teams that provide clients with highly effective support.

Jason graduated first in his class from the University of Wisconsin Law School, class of 2003.  He also received his B.S. from the University of Wisconsin in 2000 in only three years with majors in both Computer Science and Political Science.  Jason has successfully tried cases to both juries and the bench, including multiple intellectual property trials in federal courts in Illinois and Texas, appeals before the Seventh Circuit and Federal Circuit, and in post grant proceedings before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

“Joining a firm with a reputation like Irwin IP’s is an exciting opportunity and I am eager to participate in the firm’s entrepreneurial mission of providing exceptional client service at reasonable rates, and with billing integrity. It is a perfect fit for my approach of managing cases thoughtfully to allow for a measure of certainty where there are usually unpredictable litigation costs.”