Jonathon A. Talcott


Jonathon A. Talcott represents clients in a broad range of complex commercial disputes and transactions. He litigates and advises on business-related matters ranging from those involving intellectual property rights to franchises, and from startups to multinational corporations.

Jon’s patent litigation experience has spanned a broad range of technologies and industries such as software and hardware for the internet, financial transactions, business methods, semiconductor integrated circuits, wireless systems, networking, cybersecurity and data privacy, and medical systems.

Professional Highlights

Professional Activities

Arizona Technology Council, Board of Directors, Board Secretary

Phoenix Men's Arts Council

American Bar Association

Recognition & Accomplishments

The Best Lawyers in America "Ones to Watch," – Commercial Litigation, Litigation - Intellectual Property (Phoenix), 2021-2023

Named as "America's Top 100 High Stakes Litigators" for Arizona, 2018

Speaking Engagements

Speaker, "Successful Patent Litigation Strategies and Tactics in 2017 and Beyond," Webcast, The Knowledge Group, April 12, 2017


"Protecting Trade Secrets: As the Phoenix Startup Scene Heats Up, How Do You Keep Your IP from Melting?" AZ Business, March-April issue 2017

Co-author, "How to Prove it to the PTAB," Managing Intellectual Property, January 26, 2016 

"Civil Procedure: A Discussion of the Arizona Supreme Court's 2008-2009 Decisions," 42 Ariz. St. L.J. 583, 583-99, 2010



Arizona State University, Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law (J.D. 2010, cum laude)
Pedrick Scholar

University of California, San Diego (M.S.E.E. 2003, electrical engineering)
Recipient, Powell Fellowship

University of Iowa (B.S. 2001, physics and astronomy, with highest distinction)
Member, Phi Beta Kappa; Recipient, Undergraduate Scholar Award



Minnesota (inactive)

Federal Circuit Court of Appeals 

U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona

U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota

U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas