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Biography

Jeff helps clients with all aspects of patent prosecution in a wide range of technologies, including mechanical and medical devices, construction components, industrial equipment, and electrical components. In addition to his work in the patent arena, Jeff is also heavily involved in drafting and negotiating various types of agreements that cover all types of IP, including nondisclosure/confidentiality agreements, software development agreements, joint development agreements, IP licenses and IP purchase agreements. He also enjoys collaborating with our corporate attorneys by handling various aspects of IP related due diligence for corporate transactions.

Other Info About Jeff

Education

Law School

University of Cincinnati College of Law, J.D., 2006, magna cum laude
University of Cincinnati Law Review, Associate Member, 2004-2005
Order of the Coif
Class of 1966 Scholarship

Undergraduate School 

University of Cincinnati College of Engineering, B.S., Industrial Engineering, 2003, summa cum laude
Institute of Industrial Engineers Award

Bar Membership

Jeff is licensed to practice in the following state:

Ohio, 2006

Courts

Jeff is admitted to practice before the following courts:

Ohio Supreme Court

U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

Professional Affiliations

Professional Affiliations & Memberships

Ohio State Bar Association, 2006

Cincinnati Bar Association, 2006

American Bar Association, 2006

United States Patent and Trademark Office, 2008

Civic Activities

Civic & Charitable Organizations 

Cincinnati Youth Collaborative, Tutor

Tri-State Bleeding Disorder Foundation, Board of Directors and Communication Committee

Major Publications

Jeff is an author of the following publications:

“Drafting and Negotiating Intellectual Property Representations and Warranties in Business Sale Transactions” IP Section Day-Long CLE Seminar, Louisville Bar Association, June 17, 2008.

“Singing a Different Tune:  Was the Sixth Circuit Justified in Changing the Protection of Sound Recordings in Bridgeport Music, Inc. v. Dimension Films?,” 74 U. Cin. L. Rev. 663 (2005)

Firm Committees

Jeff serves on the following committee at Frost Brown Todd:

Sustainability Committee, Member