Johanna Jacob

Managing Associate

San Francisco

Johanna Jacob, an associate in Orrick’s San Francisco office, is a member of the Intellectual Property Group. Johanna's practice focuses on patent infringement litigation in federal district courts and the United States International Trade Commission.

Johanna also has experience in complex unfair competition and trade secret litigation.

During law school, Johanna externed for the Honorable Judge Lucas at the Hall of Justice in Santa Clara Superior Court. She also externed at the Silicon Valley Patent Clinic where she prosecuted patent applications on casino gaming machines and mechanical art.

Prior to law school, Johanna conducted neuro-physiological research in the Vision Center Laboratory at the Salk Institute. During her time at Boston University, she researched cellular signaling in prostate cancer at the Cancer Research Center in Boston University’s School of Medicine. She also externed at Macropore Biosurgery in San Diego and in the Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering laboratory at Boston University.