Jonathan "Jon" Tropp's complex commercial litigation practice includes patent, trademark, copyright, and trade secret litigation. Jon has represented both plaintiffs and defendants ranging from international corporations in nine-figure cases to closely held businesses. In addition to intellectual property cases, Jon has defended, among others, antitrust, insurance coverage, and shareholder litigation matters, including class actions. Jon is a registered patent attorney.
Jon is actively engaged in the firm's efforts to promote diversity in the legal profession as a member of the Hiring Committee and Day Pitney Alliance. He also serves on the Technology and Conflicts, Ethics and Loss Prevention Committees.
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Representing plaintiff in patent infringement case involving mass spectrometry in the District of Massachusetts
Representing financial services company against claims of infringing a business method patent in District of Delaware
Successfully represented publisher of world famous book series in a commercial dispute in Connecticut Complex Litigation docket
Successfully defended manufacturer of organic coolant and flavor compositions against patents claiming topical and ingestible coolants and flavorants in District of New Jersey
Obtained summary judgment, affirmed on appeal, of noninfringement on behalf of manufacturer of digital televisions in District of Delaware
Obtained summary judgment, affirmed on appeal, dismissing trade secret misappropriation and fraud claims against international instrument manufacturers; partial summary judgment of invalidity of patent in District of Connecticut
Successfully defended manufacturer of optical fibers against patent infringement claims in District of Connecticut
Defeated motion for preliminary injunction, after hearing, against a major reinsurer in defense of a trademark infringement action; case settled favorably after denial of injunction was affirmed on appeal in District of Connecticut
Overturned Connecticut Sunday-closing law through constitutional challenge before the Connecticut Supreme Court
magna cum laude1991executive editor, Harvard Journal of Law & Technology
magna cum laude1988Biochemistry
Selected to the list of Connecticut Super Lawyers (Thomson Reuters), Intellectual Property, 2006, 2010-2017
Recipient of the Anti-Defamation League Daniel R. Ginsberg Leadership Award, 2009
AV Preeminent rated by Martindale-Hubbell
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