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Jonathan James
Fortress Investment Group LLC

Jon is a Managing Director with Fortress Investment Group, where he serves as Director of Litigation and Portfolio Management for Fortress’s Intellectual Property Group and Fortress’s IP Investment Fund. Prior to joining Fortress, Jon was a partner and Co-Chair of the Intellectual Property Practice at Perkins Coie. Jon has 30 years of experience representing leading technology companies in patent, trade secret and competition litigation throughout the United States and in Europe and Asia. He also has extensive experience advising clients on patent portfolio strategy, patent licensing, patent sales and acquisition, and patent monetization. Before attending law school, Jon worked in marketing positions at IBM. He also served as a law clerk for the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee Sub-Committee on Patents, Copyrights and Trademarks. Jon is recognized as one of the World’s Leading IP Strategists by Intellectual Asset Magazine.