Jeff Schwartz concentrates his practice in the field of intellectual property law, providing patent, trademark, and copyright legal services to individuals and businesses. Jeff is a licensed attorney in North Carolina, and is registered to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office. He serves a wide variety of clients with particular focus on the legal needs of business owners, corporations, entrepreneurs, and inventors.
Jeff has more than 25 years of legal experience in a broad range of technologies including computer software, wireless communications, medical devices and processes, protective body armor, mechanical devices, textiles and textile machinery, sports equipment, and more. In addition to patent prosecution, Jeff’s patent law services include infringement and validity opinions, licensing and strategic business planning.
In the area of trademark law, Jeff regularly advises businesses and corporations on the availability and proper use of trademarks, service marks, taglines, and logos. Jeff prosecutes applications to federally register these marks on both the Principal and Supplemental Registers of the United States Patent and Trademark Office.
In the area of copyright law, Jeff represents several graphic artists and designers and routinely registers his clients’ copyrights with the United States Copyright Office.
Jeff also provides legal advice and counseling with respect to patent and trademark licensing, assignment, confidentiality agreements and copyrights.