Peter M. Jay


Peter M. Jay

  • P 202-721-8209
  • F 202-721-8250

Peter Jay represents international and domestic clients in a variety of areas including counseling, opinions, re-examination, and patent prosecution in the chemical and pharmaceutical areas.  Prior to joining Wenderoth, Peter worked at an intellectual property firm that represented pharmaceutical and chemical corporations in patent and trademark disputes, and interned at major corporations in the inks and food science fields.

Peter’s practice encompasses a wide range of technologies including:

  • Inks
  • Pharmaceutical formulations
  • Food chemistry
  • Polymers
  • Catalysts
  • Small molecules 

Prior to his legal career, Peter researched self-propagating high-temperature synthesis at the State University of New York at Buffalo.

When not practicing law, Peter enjoys traveling and playing ice hockey.  Peter is also a classically trained percussionist and plays a wide variety of musical instruments.

  • American Bar Association Section of Intellectual Property Law and the Bureau of National Affairs, Inc. Award for Excellence in the Study of Intellectual Property Law.
  • The High Standard for Inherency: Par Pharmaceutical, Inc. v. TWi Pharmaceuticals, Inc., AIPLA Chemical Practice Chronicles, Vol. 3, Issue 1 (Winter 2015).
  • The Hatch-Waxman Provision of the D.N.J. Local Patent Rules Creates Timing Uncertainties for ANDA Litigants, Philadelphia Intellectual Property Law Association Newsletter (Winter 2010).
  • Just the Facts Ma'am: The Limited Impact of In re Kubin and Its Treatment of Obvious to Try, 16 Intellectual Property Today 9 (September 2009).
  • Removing Incentives for Technology Transfer: MedImmune v. Genentech, 5 Buffalo Intellectual Property Law Journal 69 (2007).
  • Halogen Gas In-situ Generation by Low Exothermic Self-Propagating High-Temperature Synthesis, International Journal of Self-Propagating High Temperature Synthesis, Volume 14, Number 1, 2005.