Jeff is the co-chair of the Eaton Peabody’s Intellectual Property, Cyber Security and Data Privacy Group. A registered patent attorney, Jeff provides a dynamic range of legal services that includes all forms of patent, trademark, and copyright matters.
Jeff’s experience includes filing more than 300 patent applications directed towards a variety of technological areas including mechanical devices, electrical devices, software applications, processes and methods, and ornamental designs. The types of applications include provisional patent applications, design patent applications, utility patent applications, and PCT applications. Jeff also works with a network of professionals around the globe and has helped his clients obtain patent protection in numerous foreign countries including countries such as Canada, Australia, China, Brazil, and throughout Europe. Jeff is the attorney of record on more than 800 trademark applications, and has engaged in dozens of trademark enforcement actions, including trademark infringement, opposition, and cancellation proceedings.
Prior to joining Eaton Peabody Jeff was the managing attorney of Bohan Mathers, a boutique intellectual property firm that secured and defended patents, trademarks, and copyrights for over 30 years. Prior to entering the legal profession Jeff worked in the national defense industry as a software engineer and project manager, developing, among other things, tactical control systems for submarines, missile defense systems, and intelligence systems. These experiences have given him a unique understanding of the issues surrounding today’s businesses, particularly technology-based companies, and he strives to use that experience to best serve his clients.
Jeff is rated as a Super Lawyers® “Rising Star” by Thomson Reuters® in the area of Intellectual Property.