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Jennifer A. Puplava

Grand Rapids MI

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Jennifer A. Puplava practices primarily in the areas of intellectual property law and technology law. She helps clients protect their trade secrets, trademarks, copyrights and other intellectual property, and she assists clients with the negotiation, drafting and enforcement of, and compliance with, related agreements, policies, terms and conditions and other documents. She counsels clients regarding a wide range of technology law issues, including the acquisition and maintenance of domain names, cybersquatting, the protection of privacy and of confidential and proprietary information, the determination of appropriate security standards, addressing security breaches and the development, licensing, and acquisition of technology solutions. She represents clients in related commercial litigation in federal and state courts, and she prepares and prosecutes trademark applications and handles opposition/cancellation proceedings before the United States Patent and Trademark Office and Trademark Trial and Appeals Board. Jennifer received her law degree from Indiana University School of Law in 1998 (cum laude) and her undergraduate degree from Saint Mary’s College (magna cum laude) in 1995. She is a member of the Grand Rapids Bar Association, the State Bar of Michigan and the American Bar Association. Jennifer also serves on the Board of Directors for Trivalent Group and on the Board for the Cascade Community Foundation and the Cascade Township Downtown Development Authority.

Women in Law 2016

Areas of Practice

Trademark and Copyright
Technology and Intellectual Property Law
Internet Law
Communications and Media Law
Commercial Litigation

Bar Admissions

Michigan, 1998

U.S. District Court Western District of Michigan

U.S. District Court Eastern District of Michigan

U.S. District Court Eastern District of Wisconsin

 

Education

Indiana University School of Law, Bloomington, Indiana, 1998
Honors: Cum Laude

Saint Mary's College, 1995
Honors: Magna Cum Laude

Honors and Awards

AV rated by Martindale Hubbell

Listed in Best Lawyers of America

Selected as a member of the Michigan Lawyers Weekly Class of 2016 "Women in the Law"

Outstanding Member: Women Lawyers Association of Michigan (Western Region)

Listed as Michigan Super Lawyers 2008 Rising Star

Professional Associations and Memberships

Grand Rapids Bar Association, Intellectual Property Section

State Bar of Michigan 
Intellectual Property Law Section and Information Technology Law Section Member

American Bar Association
Intellectual Property Law Section and Science and Technology Law Section Member

Cascade Downtown Development Authority Board
Member and Vice Chair

Humane Society of West Michigan
Former Board Member and Officer
Member, Development Committee

International Trademark Association
Member

American Intellectual Property Law Association
Member

Woman Lawyers Association of Michigan - Western Region
Member, Former Board Member and Officer

Trivalent Group
Member, Board of Directors

Cascade Community Foundation
Board Member

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