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"I love helping creative clients achieve their goals."



Jeff has extensive experience counseling clients from a range of industries on their intellectual property rights, with an emphasis on trademark protection. He has represented clients in the financial, entertainment, fashion, pharmaceutical, and quick-service restaurant industries, among others.

Jeff focuses on acquiring and protecting trademark rights both domestically and internationally. He counsels clients; performs trademark clearance searches and due diligence; and prepares, files, prosecutes, maintains, and renews trademark applications and registrations. His practice often involves responding to office actions before the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). Moreover, Jeff enforces trademark rights through proceedings before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB). Jeff also drafts agreements related to intellectual property rights and handles applications for registration of copyrightable works with the US Copyright Office.

Bar Associations

  • Monroe County Bar Association Young Lawyers Section

Representative Experience

  • Represented one of the world’s most recognizable brands in numerous proceedings before the TTAB.
  • Managed US and international trademark portfolios for clients with worldwide rights.
  • Prosecuted trademark application for a Major League All-Star baseball player.
  • Successfully investigated and disrupted unauthorized uses of clients’ intellectual property.
  • Prevailed in trademark disputes litigated before various US federal courts.

Prior Experience

  • Harter Secrest & Emery LLP, Associate
  • Reed Smith LLP, Associate
  • Honigman LLP, Attorney

Selected Honors

  • Selected to Super Lawyers Upstate New York Rising Stars: Intellectual Property, 2020–2021

Selected Publications & Media

  • NYS Bar Association Intellectual Property Law Section’s Bright Ideas, “Under New York’s Long-Arm Statute, When Is Infringement ‘Within the State’?”
  •, “Four Legal Issues Entrepreneurs Should Address”

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