Jared Schuettenhelm ’09

Schuettenhelm earned his Bachelor’s degree in Biology from the University of California Santa Cruz. He went on to work in the medical device industry for 8 years between Amira Medical and LifeScan, a Johnson and Johnson Company. In 2005, Schuettenhelm joined Santa Clara Law. During his time in law school, he served as managing editor of the Santa Clara Computer and High Technology Law Journal and became a member of the Order of the Coif. He went on to graduate cum laude in 2009 with a High Tech Law Certificate. “The opportunities and instruction afforded by Santa Clara provided me with a strong foundation for my career,” Schuettenhelm commented on his education. “The wealth of IP courses, taught by top-level professors and real-world practitioners, not only gave me a strong background on substantive issues related to IP law but also provided me with tools needed to flourish in my practice. And, the numerous opportunities for hands-on experience provided me with excellent practical experience.”

Schuettenhelm joined Bracewell LLP in 2013 in patent litigation. His recent notable cases include working with Toshiba America Electronic Components, Inc., HTC Corporation, and Nordstrom. He also contributed to a Forbes article entitled, “Is it Safe to Store Your Trade Secrets in The Cloud.” Schuettenhelm has been recognized by Best Lawyers and Managing Intellectual Property.