Jeremy L. Hargis is intellectual property counsel at Bosch, one of the world’s largest suppliers of automotive components.
He has experience in patent drafting and prosecution, negotiating intellectual property provisions in contracts and IP licenses, managing and settling IP lawsuits, and is an expert patent and prior-art searcher. He also is an active member in the Michigan Intellectual Property Inns of Court and the Engineering Society of Detroit.
Hargis earned a bachelor of science degree in mechanical engineering from Western Michigan University in 2000, a master of science degree in mechanical engineering from Wayne State University in 2005, and a law degree from University of Detroit Mercy School of Law in 2010. He is a member of the State Bar of Michigan and is a registered patent attorney with the United States Patent and Trademark Office, and is a licensed professional engineer. He previously worked as an engineer for roughly eight years and was awarded the Outstanding Young Engineer of the Year by the Engineering Society of Detroit in 2006. In law school he was on the moot court board and won best oralist at the 2010 Mid-West regional Giles Sutherland Rich IP Moot Court competition in Chicago. As well, he was inducted into the Order of Barristers and received the American Bar Association Award for Excellence in the Study of Intellectual Property Law. Hargis has both private practice and in-house counsel experience.
Degrees and Certifications
B.S., Western Michigan University
M.S., Wayne State University
J.D., University of Detroit Mercy School of Law