Subcommittee Chief Counsel, House Judiciary Committee
Jamie L. Simpson is the Subcommittee Chief Counsel for the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, and the Internet. Previously, she worked on the Senate Judiciary Committee handling intellectual property policy while on detail from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. While on the Hill, she worked on the passage of the Music Modernization Act of 2018, the Satellite Television Community Protection and Promotion Act of 2019, and emergency authorizations for the Copyright Office under the CARES Act in response to the pandemic, among other things. At the USPTO, she was a senior advisor to the USPTO Director, and before that, an associate solicitor defending the agency before federal courts. She clerked for the Honorable William C. Bryson of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit and was an associate at Williams & Connolly and Kirkland & Ellis specializing in patent litigation and licensing disputes. Jamie graduated from Harvard Law School, has an M.Sc. in Philosophy, Policy, and Social Value from the London School of Economics, and a B.A. in Biochemical Sciences from Harvard College.