Blair M. Jacobs, Esq. is a partner in the law firm of McDermott Will & Emery LLP, based in its Washington, D.C. office. A member of the Intellectual Property, Media & Technology Department, he focuses his practice on intellectual property litigation and related antitrust disputes before federal district courts, the Federal Circuit Court of Appeals and the International Trade Commission. Mr. Jacobs, who previously served as a trial attorney with the U.S. Department of Justice and at the White House, where he worked for the President’s Foreign Intelligence Advisory Board, lectures and writes on various topics including trial tactics and trial advocacy, patent litigation strategies and issues associated with electronic discovery. He teaches trial advocacy at the National Institute for Trial Advocacy and served on the faculty of the Attorney General's Advocacy Institute while at the Department of Justice.