About the site

This website makes model jury instructions for patent cases accessible and useful to patent litigants. You will find the the text of the model jury instructions from from a variety of well recognized and authoritative sources.

Even better than having all the instructions in one place, you can now easily compare and contrast instructions from different sources. This makes evaluating jury instructions in patent cases much simpler.

You may also be interested in our sister site www.localpatentrules.com that allows you to easily compare and contrast local patent rules.

About the author

Travis Jensen is a practicing patent attorney in the Palo Alto office of Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP. Travis represents plaintiffs and defendants in all aspects of patent litigation, from pre-suit counseling through trial and appeal. Travis has litigated technically complex patent cases, including jury and bench trials, in federal district court, state court, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, and the International Trade Commission.

If you have tips or suggestions for improving the site, or would like to discuss a patent litigation matter, you can reach Travis at the email on the bottom of the page.

Genesis of the site

After receiving overwhelmingly positive feedback on the utility and simplicity of www.localpatentrules.com, a request was made for a similar tool that would allow comparison and contrast of model patent jury instructions.  Well, here it is.  -Travis