Jeff Schox

Jeffrey Schox is a Registered Patent Attorney and the founding member of Schox Patent Group, a boutique patent firm devoted to startup ventures. Drawing on his experience of fifteen years in patent law and seven years in angel investing, he builds patent portfolios that enable startups to increase value and attract funding. His clients have attracted investments from high profile venture capital firms, including Accel, Andreessen Horowitz, Bessemer, Founders Fund, Greylock, Kleiner Perkins, and Sequoia. With degrees in mechanical and electrical engineering from the University of Michigan, he has filed over 500 patent applications on a broad range of cutting-edge inventions, including vehicle systems, medical devices, electrical systems, computer software, and clean technologies. Before starting his own law firm, Jeffrey worked at Brinks Hofer Gilson and Lione, one of the largest patent law firms in the nation, where he coordinated the majority of patent applications for a Fortune 100 company.

As a Consulting Professor for Stanford University, Jeffrey teaches the course “Patent Prosecution” in the law school, and the course “Patent Law and Strategy for Innovators and Entrepreneurs” in the engineering school. Jeffrey also sits on the Advisory Board for the Center for Entrepreneurship at the University of Michigan.