Jason T. Arnold is a Science Advisor in Goodwin’s Technology Companies group and a member of the firm’s Intellectual Property Transactions and Strategies practice.

Mr. Arnold advises attorneys and companies on a wide variety of technological areas and assists clients with IP due diligence, patent preparation and prosecution, as well as validity, infringement, and patentability analysis. He has extensive experience in the fields of artificial intelligence, machine learning, cyberwarfare and electronic warfare, distributed ledger and blockchain technologies, data analytics, fintech, virtualization, and cybersecurity.

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Professional Activities
  • Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
  • Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), Board Member (2014-2016)
  • Network Professional Association (NPA)
  • Computer Science Honor Society (Upsilon Pi Epsilon), President (2015-2016)
  • Mathematics Honor Society (Pi Mu Epsilon), Vice President (2015-2016)
Professional Experience

Prior to joining Goodwin, Mr. Arnold developed his legal expertise as a Scientific Advisor in the Chicago office of McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP.

Prior to that, Mr. Arnold worked in the cybersecurity and intelligence sector of a military defense research and development firm, contracting with not only the U.S. military, but foreign entities and countries across the world. This work covered a wide range of areas, including cybersecurity, electronic warfare, artificial intelligence defense, distributed and decentralized architecture research, counter-UAS, and radar system development and weaponry.

Mr. Arnold also participated in computer science research under the direction of Dr. Dennis Brylow. As a member of Dr. Brylow’s research team, Mr. Arnold contributed to a wide variety of projects, including converting and further enhancing a recursively built operating system (XINU), developing a browser-based integrated development environment (IDE), and setting up a cloud-based compiler to allow inexpensive computers to produce hardware specific code for widely used, low-power devices such as Arduino. Mr. Arnold also authored and presented research at various academic research conventions hosted by the Association for Computing Machinery, including: (1) Research on Equity and Sustained Participation in Engineering, Computing, and Technology (RESPECT) in Charlotte, North Carolina; (2) SIGCSE 2016 in Memphis, Tennessee; and (3) CSTA Annual Conference in San Diego, California.


  • Advising leaders in the venture capital markets regarding the viability of potential technological investments and the value thereof.
  • Advising on artificial intelligence research in the breakthrough fields of sentience and subjectivity.
  • Advising an organization in the fields of database management and digital technologies, while actively participating in their patent prosecution.
  • Preparing and prosecuting patent applications directed to computing systems, wearable computational devices, robotic devices, and aerial vehicles for a Fortune 100 technology company.
  • Preparing and prosecuting patent applications directed to digital distribution of digital assets, security protocols and software licensing rights.
  • Preparing and prosecuting patent applications directed to semiconductor devices and optoelectronics for an international research institute.
  • Preparing and prosecuting patent applications directed to wireless communications systems, networks and protocols for a Fortune 100 communications service provider.
  • Working on a worldwide patent portfolio for a company specializing in software, cloud computing and mechanical products.






B.S., Computer Science, 2016
Marquette University
Pre-Law Scholars Program, 2016
Marquette University
ADA Professional Research Certification License
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