Jason Wilcox is an intellectual property partner in Kirkland's Washington, D.C., office. He litigates complex intellectual property disputes and commercial cases at the trial and appellate levels. Jason has handled complex appeals on a broad array of subject matters, from patent infringement and constitutional issues of first impression to multi-million dollar contract disputes and bankruptcy matters. In addition to his appellate practice, Jason maintains an active litigation practice representing clients in all aspects of patent and other technology disputes before federal district courts. He has resolved cases with motions practice, represented clients at trials and hearings, and argued cases before multiple courts of appeals.

Before joining Kirkland, Jason served as a law clerk to Justice Antonin Scalia of the U.S. Supreme Court and Judge Jeffrey S. Sutton of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit.


Thought Leadership


Steve Cherny and Jason Wilcox, Standardised Uncertainty, Intellectual Asset Management (Jan-Feb 2015).


The Legal 500 United States, Patent Litigation: Full Coverage, 2020

Memberships & Affiliations

J. Rueben Clark Law Society

The Federalist Society

Federal Circuit Bar Association


Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2012District of Columbia
  • 2011Texas


  • United States District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin
  • United States District Court for the District of Colorado


  • University of Chicago Law SchoolJ.D.with High Honors2009

    Order of the Coif

    Book Review & Business Editor, The University of Chicago Law Review

    Kirkland & Ellis Scholar

  • Portland State UniversityB.S., Computer Sciencecum laude2004
    Graduate of the University Honors Program