Randy S. Jackson

  • Partner
  • Executive Committee Member


Randy Jackson is a registered patent attorney with over 20 years of intellectual property experience. While involved in all phases of intellectual property representation, his expertise is heavily concentrated in the chemical/chemical engineering arts, with a primary emphasis on patent preparation and prosecution, both domestic and foreign. He manages significant patent portfolios for large and medium-sized public and private clients covering a number of technological areas, including green/clean technologies, such as corn to fuel ethanol and green thermoplastics, along with textiles for the health and hospitality industries, cutting edge semiconductors/chemical processing, pharmaceuticals/small molecules, dental adhesives, and rubber compounding/tire technologies, for example. Previously, Randy worked as an analytical chemist at a pharmaceutical testing company in St. Louis, Missouri. He joined Wood, Herron & Evans in 2004, is a Cincinnati native, and an avid soccer fan. Randy is currently a member of the Executive Committee of Wood Herron & Evans, which manages the firm's operations.

Areas Of Practice

  • Chemicals/Chemical Engineering
  • Materials Science
  • Biotech
  • Patent Preparation and Prosecution - Domestic and Foreign

Bar Admissions

  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
  • Ohio, 1998
  • U.S. Court of Appeals Federal Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Ohio


  • Saint Louis University School of Law, St. Louis, Missouri
    • J.D., Certificate in Health Law - 1998
  • St. Louis University, St. Louis, Missouri
    • Bachelors
    • Honors: cum laude
    • Major: Chemistry
  • University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio
    • M.S.
    • Honors: cum laude
    • Major: Chemistry

Representative Clients

  • Tokyo Electron Limited
  • The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company
  • Standard Textile
  • Fluid-Quip, Inc.
  • Fluid Quip Technologies, LLC
  • Morinaga Milk Industry Co., Ltd.
  • Mitsuba Corporation

Professional Associations And Memberships

  • American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA)
  • CincyIP
  • American Chemical Society