Jake Neu is your attorney for any intellectual property counseling need. Jake’s clients trust him across a wide range of IP matters involving patents, trademarks, copyrights, and trade secrets for protecting anything from retail consumer products to software and websites. With this broad background, Jake acts as outside IP general counsel for a number of his clients who do not have an in-house IP counsel. For those with IP counsel, Jake provides advice on the latest strategies for protecting and commercializing a company’s IP.
Relying on his mechanical engineering background, Jake has successfully drafted and prosecuted patents on matters including sporting goods, agricultural devices, consumer laser and lighting devices, devices based on fluid flow and mechanics, and software, while also providing counseling and advice on patentability, infringement review, and competitor analysis. Jake also conducts trademark clearance searches, prosecutes trademarks, monitors client trademark portfolios, and assists with trademark enforcement. In addition, Jake has a broad experience crafting licenses for technology, patents, trademarks, and software for companies ranging from technology start-ups to large retail product manufacturers. Finally, Jake has experience assisting with several patent infringement cases, acting as a subject matter resource for the litigation team and preparing for claim construction, infringement, and invalidity arguments.