Summary

Jeremy provides strategic legal and business advice to clients to maximize the value of their patents, trademarks, copyrights, and other proprietary information. He serves as general counsel and a trusted advisor to a variety of privately-held businesses in different industry segments where technology and know-how are key business assets.

In his practice, Jeremy counsels clients on contracts, national and international intellectual property protection, business negotiations, licensing matters, business formation issues, corporate governance, ownership transfers, and tax planning strategies. Jeremy has assisted clients in establishing sound web-based business practices and has represented both licensors and licensees in the negotiation of technology-based joint ventures, outsourcing relationships, SaaS (Software as a Service), and procurement and sales agreements serving clients in the software, e-commerce, health care, and franchising industries.

Jeremy is the attorney of record on over 1500 United States trademark registrations and applications and manages the international trademark and copyright portfolios of several large businesses.

Awards

  • Honoree, Michigan Super Lawyers 

    (2017 - 2022)

  • Honoree, Michigan Super Lawyers Rising Stars

    (2008 - 2014)

  • Honoree, DBusiness Top Lawyer (2011 - 2014, 2018 - 2020, 2022, 2023)

  • Recipient, Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent Rating

All Service Areas

Education

  • University of Michigan Law School (1998)
  • Wayne State University Law School (2001)

    Master of Laws, Taxation

  • Wayne State University (1996)

    B.S., summa cum laude, Business Administration, Corporate Finance

Admissions

  • State - Michigan
  • Federal - Eastern District of Michigan
  • Federal - U.S. Tax Court

Speeches and Publications

Publications

  • “Trademark Considerations Are the First Step in Franchising Any Business,” Attorney at Law Magazine, Vol 2, No. 4 (2013)
  • “When Purchasing Electronic Health Records: Buyer Beware,” The Michigan Medical Law Report, Co-author with Amy K. Fehn (Fall 2010)
  • Update on Information Technology Law, State Bar of Michigan Information Technology Section (2008)
  • “The Critical Role of Intellectual Property in an Entrepreneurial Economy,” X-OLOGY Magazine (2007)
  • “Legal Issues in Online Advertising (The Law of Doing Business Online)," Institute of Continuing Legal Education (2007)
  • “Business Transactions and Management of Intellectual Property,” D. Augustus Straker Bar Association, State Bar of Michigan Business Law Section, the SBM Young Lawyers Section and the Hispanic Bar Association (2007)
  • “Finance and Legal 201 Topics,” Automation Alley Fast Track to Success (2006)

Presentations

  • Moderator, “Navigating Non-Compete and Trade Secrets,” Institute of Continuing Legal Education (2018)
  • Panelist, “Representing the Next YouTube Star,” Institute of Continuing Legal Education (2016)
  • Panelist, “Advertising Law,” Institute of Continuing Legal Education (2014)
  • Speaker, “Business Law & Order - Contracts 101,” Ann Arbor SPARK (2014)
  • Speaker, “Business Law & Order - Financing a Startup,” Ann Arbor SPARK (2014)
  • Speaker, “Business Law & Order - Basics of Formation,” Ann Arbor SPARK (2014)
  • Speaker, “Business Law & Order - Business and Legal Issues in E-Commerce,” Ann Arbor SPARK (2013)

Professional Affiliations

  • Institute of Continuing Legal Education

    Law Advisory Board Member

  • American Bar Association
    • Business Law Section
    • Intellectual Property Law Section
  • State Bar of Michigan
    • Business Law Section, Member
    • Information Technology Law Section, Member
      • Ex-Officio Board member
      • Past Chair

Community Involvement

  • The Lennon Center

    Board of Directors

  • Detroit Catholic Central High School

    Dad's Club, Past President