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Jason A. Jennings


Jason A. Jennings


(864) 271-1592


Licensed to practice in:

South Carolina, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

Representative Practice Areas:

  • Preparing, prosecuting, and managing U.S. and international patent applications.
  • Rendering patent-related opinions, including validity and infringement opinions.
  • Managing extensive and complex patent portfolios.
  • Negotiating and drafting IP-related agreements.


  • Jason joined Dority & Manning in 2009 and is a principal at the firm.
  • Jason concentrates his practice on drafting and prosecuting patent applications in the mechanical and electromechanical arts.
  • Jason has drafted and prosecuted patent applications across a vast array of technology areas, including power generation systems and related control systems, aeromechanical systems, mechanical and electrical control systems, window treatments, automotive components, agricultural machinery, medical devices, software, data management, and networking.
  • Jason has drafted and prepared numerous agreements involving complex intellectual property issues, including license agreements, collaboration agreements, software development/maintenance agreements, and confidentiality agreements.

Professional Background:

  • Education: Clemson University (B.S. Mechanical Engineering, magna cum laude, 2006); Campbell University – Norman Adrian Wiggins School of Law (J.D., summa cum laude, 2009).
  • Civic and Community Service: Carolina Patent, Trademark & Copyright Law Association.
  • Honors: Williston on Contracts Outstanding Achievement Award (ranked #1 in graduating class); First-Year Academic Achievement Award (highest academic average in the first year of law school); Third-Year Academic Achievement Award (highest academic average in the third year of law school); Managing Editor, Campbell Law Review; President, Campbell Intellectual Property Law Society; Webster’s Scholar; Teaching Scholar; Legal Research and Writing Scholar; Book Awards for: Legal Writing, Property I, Civil Procedure I, Estate & Gift Taxation, Evidence, Law & Accounting, Income Tax, Estate Planning, Patent Litigation, Great Trials, Secured Transactions, Advanced Real Property.
  • Publication: “No Notice, No Hearing, No Problem? The Constitutionality of North Carolina’s Prejudgment Statute,” 31 Campbell L. Rev. 557 (2009).