Jake Ritthamel


Jake Ritthamel is an associate at Rakoczy Molino Mazzochi Siwik LLP.


Mr. Ritthamel’s practice focuses on intellectual property litigation, with emphasis on patent infringement suits arising under the Hatch-Waxman Amendments to the Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act and Biologics Price Competition and Innovation Act (BPCIA).

Mr. Ritthamel has experience assisting in the representation of clients in proceedings before U.S. District Courts and the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. He also has experience in a number of stages of litigation, including pre-suit investigation work and pleadings practice, fact and expert discovery, and dispositive motion practice.

Mr. Ritthamel has experience with respect to a wide range of pharmaceutical technologies, including with respect to biosimilars, pharmaceutical formulations and analytical processes.


Prior to joining Rakoczy Molino Mazzochi Siwik LLP as an associate, Mr. Ritthamel was a summer associate at the firm.

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University of Illinois College of Law
(J.D. summa cum laude)

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
(B.S., Integrative Biology Honors & Chemistry, summa cum laude)

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Publications Icon Publications

Copyright’s Final Boss Encounter: Ownership of Player-Characters in Online Multiplayer Role-Playing Video Games, 2022 U. ILL. J.L. TECH. & POL’Y 183 (2022)