Jeffrey Dennhardt

Senior Associate

Dennhardt, Jeffrey

Jeffrey Dennhardt is a senior associate who focuses his practice on intellectual property litigation.

Mr. Dennhardt was a summer associate at WilmerHale 2013. In that role, he worked on patent litigation matters related to computer hardware and software, mobile telecommunications and semiconductor devices.

Previously, Mr. Dennhardt was a legal intern with the New York Attorney General, where he worked on fraudulent inducement and tortious interference matters. He also assisted in several litigation matters involving prisoners' administrative review claims.

Mr. Dennhardt is a co-founder and former full-stack developer for Spotella, a social network that enables individuals to share their favorite 'spots' through a visual and location-based service.

Publications & News


November 9, 2016

Fed Circuit Reverses Finding in Favor of Amdocs, Weighs in on Patent Claim Eligibility

WilmerHale achieved a significant victory for Amdocs (Israel) Limited, when the Federal Circuit reversed the US District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia's determination that all asserted claims of four Amdocs patents were directed to patent-ineligible subject matter under 35 U.S.C. § 101.

July 12, 2016

Binding Claim Construction Rulings Pre-Teva vs. Post-Teva

This article by Omar Khan and Jeffrey Dennhardt, published by Law360, focuses on whether established case law regarding the preclusive effect of a claim construction ruling in a subsequent or co-pending district court case supports the Teva court's assumption that preclusion is a successful means of achieving uniformity.

April 24, 2015

Copyright and Patent Protection for Computer Software: How Has the Landscape Changed?

An article by Calvin Walden and Jeffrey Dennhardt, published in the April 2015 issue of Intellectual Property Today.


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JD, cum laude, Cornell Law School, 2014, Symposium Editor, Cornell Law Review

BS, Computer Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2010, James Scholar

Bar Admissions

New York

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