Brian J. Jackson is an intellectual property attorney with a background in the life sciences. Brian received a Bachelor of Science in neuroscience from the University of Pittsburgh, where he worked as a research assistant in the departments of neuroscience and neurology. While working as a research assistant, Brian received training in a wide range of molecular biology and biochemical techniques. Following this training, Brian received his Ph.D. in neuroscience from the University of California, Los Angeles, where he was the recipient of a pre-doctoral National Research Service Award and numerous fellowships. Graduating Cum Laude, Brian received his J.D. from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. Before joining The Webb Law Firm as an associate, Brian worked for Webb as a law clerk.
Registered Patent Attorney, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania, 2011
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit in 2015
University of Pittsburgh School of Law, 2011 J.D.
Certificate in Intellectual Property and Technology Law
Honors: Cum Laude
Journal of Law and Commerce, Managing Editor
JURIST, Senior Editor
Pittsburgh Intellectual Property Law Association Writing Award, 2011
University of Pittsburgh Student Intellectual Property Law Association
University of California, Los Angeles, 2008 Ph.D.
Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award
University of Pittsburgh, 2001 B.S.
Professional Associations and Memberships
American Intellectual Property Law Association
Pittsburgh Intellectual Property Law Association
Allegheny County Bar Association
Past Employment Positions
The Webb Law Firm, Law Clerk, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 2010-2011
University of California, Los Angeles, Graduate Student Researcher, Los Angeles, California 2003-2008
University of Pittsburgh, Research Assistant, Departments of Neuroscience and Neurology, 2000-2002
Mahoney JJ 3rd, De La Garza R 2nd, Jackson BJ, Verrico CD, Ho A, Iqbal T, Newton TF. “The relationship between sleep and drug use characteristics in participants with cocaine or methamphetamine use disorders.” Psychiatry Research 2014; 219(2): 367-371
Mahoney JJ, Jackson BJ, Kalechstein AD, De La Garza R 2nd, Chang LC, Newton TF. “Acute modafinil exposure reduces daytime sleepiness in abstinent methamphetamine-dependent volunteers.” International Journal of Neuropsychopharmacology 2012; 15(9): 1241-1249
Mahoney JJ 3rd, Jackson BJ, Kalechstein AD, De La Garza R 2nd, Newton TF. “Acute, low-dose methamphetamine administration improves attention/information processing speed and working memory in methamphetamine-dependent individuals displaying poorer cognitive performance at baseline.” Progress in Neuropsychopharmacology and Biological Psychiatry 2011; 35(2): 459-465