Jonathan M. Sharret

Sharret Jonathan

Jonathan Sharret's practice focuses on complex intellectual property disputes, including patent and trade secret litigation and inter partes review. Jonathan has practiced patent law for over 10 years as both a patent agent and patent attorney. He holds a B.S. in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Cornell University and a J.D. from New York Law School, summa cum laude.

Over the course of his career, Jonathan has gained experience in the technology fields of wireless/mobile communications, Internet protocols, semiconductor fabrication, audio/video codecs, digital signal processing, computer architecture, circuit design and analysis, optics, and liquid crystals. He also has experience with the programming languages C, C++, and Java.

Jonathan has prosecuted patents in a number of technology fields and managed both the administration and prosecution of the patent portfolio of an optics company with hundreds of applications filed in the United States and around the world. Jonathan has also evaluated audiovisual and digital television patents for inclusion in multiparty licensing agreements (patent pools) including the DVD, Blu-Ray, AVC, VC-1, and ATSC patent pools.

Before entering the field of law, Jonathan was a design engineer for a military contractor where he designed both hardware and software solutions to integrate legacy military devices into modern communications networks. He worked on a team that developed a system to remotely monitor encryption devices over a secure Internet connection and a system to expand the capabilities of a line-of-sight radio by adding the ability to communicate over a satellite link.


Representative Matters

  • Intellectual Ventures I LLC et al v. Canon Inc. et al (D. Del.). Represented Canon in a patent infringement suit brought by Intellectual Ventures involving technologies related to image sensor fabrication and graphical user interfaces for cameras.
  • British Telecommunications plc v. Google Inc. (D. Del.). Represented British Telecommunications in a patent infringement suit against Google involving technologies related to Internet advertising, e-commerce, digital mapping, and bandwidth monitoring.
  • New York Society for the Relief of the Ruptured and Crippled, Maintaining the Hospital for Special Surgery v. Wright Medical Technology, Inc. et al. (S.D.N.Y.) Represented the Hospital for Special Surgery in a breach of contract action involving a prosthetic knee.
  • Honeywell International Inc. et al v. Maltseff (W.D. Was.). Represented Datalogic S.p.A., Dr. Maltseff’s current employer, in a trade secret suit brought by Honeywell which formerly employed Dr. Maltseff.
  • Certified Measurement, LLC v. CenterPoint Energy Houston, LLC et al (E.D. Tex.). Represented Certified Measurement in a patent infringement suit involving smart meters.
  • Sensus USA, Inc. v. Certified Measurement, LLC (D. Conn.). Represented Certified Measurement in a patent infringement suit involving smart meters.
  • Represented Certified Measurement in four inter partes review petitions filed by Itron, Inc. (IPR2015-00570, IPR2015-00571, IPR2015-00572, and IPR2015-00573).

Representative Clients

  • Canon
  • Koninklijke Philips N.V.




  • J.D. summa cum laude New York Law School 2011
  • Member of Law Review; John Marshall Harlan Scholar; Member of Institute for Information Law & Policy
  • B.S. Electrical and Computer Engineering Cornell University 2003

Bar Admissions

  • New York
  • New Jersey
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York


  • The Best Lawyers in America, Ones to Watch, 2021 – 2023
  • Super LawyersRising Star, New York Metro, 2021– 2022