Dr. Jonathan Tietz is an associate with Foley & Lardner LLP and a member of the Intellectual Property Department, as well as the firm’s Chemical, Biotechnology & Pharmaceutical Practice.
Previously, Jonathan served as a student attorney at the University of Michigan Civil-Criminal Litigation Clinic, and was a summer associate at Foley. Jonathan is admitted only in Virginia. He is practicing under the supervision of a member of the D.C. Bar.
- University of Michigan Law School (J.D., summa cum laude, 2019)
- Executive editor, Michigan Law Review
- President and communications chair, Intellectual Property Students Association
- Teaching assistant, legal writing program
- Henry M. Bates Memorial Scholarship, top academic honor
- Jeffrey S. Lehman Legal Practice Award, top honor for legal writing and practice program
- University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (Ph.D., 2016)
- Kent State University (M.S., 2012)
- Kent State University (B.S., summa cum laude, 2011)
- Member, American Chemical Society
- U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
Jonathan is admitted only in Virginia. He is practicing under the supervision of a member of the D.C. Bar.
- Book Notice, "On Lawyers and Copy Editors," 118 Mich. L. Rev. (forthcoming 2020)
- Note, "The Problem with Pathogen-Selective Antibiotics," 27 Texas Intell. Prop. L.J. 105 (2019)
- Note, "The Unified Patent Court and Patent Trolls in Europe," 25 Mich. Tech. L. Rev. 303 (2019)
- Author, "The Canons of Cite Checking," 22 Green Bag 2d 43 (2018)
- Note, "The 'Broadcast Reasonable Interpretation' and Applying Issue Preclusion to Administrative Patent Claim Construction," 117 Mich. L. Rev. 349 (2018)
- Co-Author, "A New Genome-Mining Tool Redefines the Lasso Peptide Biosynthetic Landscape," Nature Chemical Biology (2017)
- Co-Author, "Using Genomics for Natural Product Structure Elucidation," Current Topics in Medicinal Chemistry (2016)
- Co-Author, "Targeting Reactive Carbonyls for Identifying Natural Products and their Biosynthetic Origins," Journal of the American Chemical Society (2016)
- Co-Author, "Preparation of Brominated 2-Alkoxythiophenes via Oxidation and Etherification of 2-Thienyltrifluoroborate Salts," Organic Letters (2012)