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Jay P. Kesan

responsible for the overseas business development. 

Jay’s academic interests encompass both information technology and law. At the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, he is appointed in the College of Law, the Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering, the Critical Infrastructure Resilience Institute (CIRI), the Information Trust Institute (ITI), and the Coordinated Science Laboratory (CSL). Jay has a PhD in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin and a JD from Georgetown University.

Jay has served as a technical expert in numerous patent lawsuits in the communication and computer areas, especially wireless communication, RF, e-commerce, software applications, integrated circuits, microelectronics and semiconductors. 

Jay has also been actively involved in virtually every aspect of patent litigation as counsel, technical expert, legal expert, Special Master, mediator, and appellate counsel. I served as one of the inaugural Thomas A. Edison Distinguished Scholars at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). Jay is an inventor and hold 17 U.S. patents and serve on the boards of directors/advisors of start-up technology companies. 

His recent research work focuses on patent law and policy and cybersecurity and privacy. Jay is best known for employing empirical, computational and analytical methods in his research. his recent publications can be found on SSRN (Social Science Research Network) at 

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