Jessica Fleetham

Jessica Fleetham


P:  248.283.0726


  • Intellectual Property Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Patent Post Grant Proceedings
  • International Trade Commission
  • Patent Prosecution


  • J.D., University of Michigan Law School, 2016
  • M.S.E., University of Michigan (Biomedical Engineering), 2012
  • B.S.E., University of Michigan (Chemical Engineering), 2011


  • State Bar of Michigan
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
  • Federal Circuit Court of Appeals


  • Successfully argued that appointment of administrative patent judges was unconstitutional in Arthrex, Inc. v. Smith & Nephew, an appeal to the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit from an IPR
  • Represented Defendant and Counter-plaintiff, a local Detroit steel manufacturing company, in a trademark infringement trial in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan (pending)
  • Successfully defended all challenged claims in an IPR related to flow battery technology
  • Represented Plaintiff, a medical device manufacturer, in a patent infringement lawsuit related to the sales of suture anchors and other medical devices used in orthopedic surgical procedures in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas (jury verdict in favor of plaintiff for $17,400,000)
  • Counsel for Plaintiff, a fastener and resistance spot welding expert, in a patent infringement dispute in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Michigan (pending)
  • Counsel for Plaintiff, an automotive supplier, in a patent infringement dispute the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan concerning automotive hinges (pending)


  • DBusiness, Top Lawyers in Metropolitan Detroit, 2019


  • “Privileged and Protected Information: Tips and Lesson,” ABA Young Advocates Newsletter, May. 2018


  • Medical devices
  • Materials
  • Chemical compositions
  • Electrochemical cells
  • Aerospace
  • Consumer products