Jacob Zweig
Jacob ZweigAssociate

Jacob Zweig is an associate at Turner Boyd.  His practice focuses on intellectual property litigation, with an emphasis on patent litigation. Jacob has worked on patent cases involving a wide range of technologies, including semiconductor fabrication and packaging, image sensors, Internet protocols, satellites, and medical devices.  He has experience with a variety of specialized patent litigation subjects, including invalidity, infringement, and claim construction analyses, prior art searching, and working with technical experts.  Jacob has drafted substantive motions, coordinated complex document collection for discovery, participated in trial, and successfully argued a petition for Inter Partes Review before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board of the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office.  He also has experience with trademark and contract disputes.

Jacob has argued before the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, the California Court of Appeal, the Superior Court of California, and the Patent Trial and Appeal Board of the USPTO.  In 2017, Jacob received a Wiley M. Manual Pro Bono Services Certificate from the State Bar of California in recognition of his pro bono work representing clients in guardianship matters.

Jacob graduated magna cum laude from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law.  He served as a Senior Articles Editor for the Hastings Law Journal and received CALI and Witkin awards for receiving the top grade in half a dozen classes.  Before graduating, Jacob served as an extern in the chambers of the Honorable Jeffrey S. White of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California.

Prior to joining Turner Boyd, Jacob served as law clerk to the Honorable Gerald B. Tjoflat of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit.

Jacob is admitted to practice in California state courts, the Northern District of California, the Eastern District of Texas, the Federal Circuit, and the Ninth Circuit.

  • University of California, Hastings College of the Law, J.D., 2013 (magna cum laude, Order of the Coif)
  • University of California, Berkeley, B.A. Music, 1999 (honors, phi beta kappa)

  • Foreign Discovery, Patent Litigation Strategies Handbook, BNA (4th ed. 2015)
  • Fair Use as Free Speech Fundamental: How Copyright Law Creates a Conflict Between International Intellectual Property and Human Rights Treaties, 64 Hastings L.J. 1549 (2013)

  • What’s Your Motivation? The Art of Combining References to Show Obviousness, Turner Boyd’s Fourth Annual California MCLE Program (January 2018)
  • Federal Circuit Jurisdiction Under the America Invents Act, Turner Boyd’s Third Annual California MCLE Program (January 2017)
  • Client Management: One Size Does Not Fit All, Berkeley Center for Law & Technology (March 2016)