Jeff Tinker’s practice focuses on patent, copyright, and trademark law. He has experience in U.S. and foreign patent and trademark application preparation and prosecution. Jeff has extensive experience negotiating intellectual property licenses, filing and defending reexaminations, oppositions, and cancellations at the USPTO, and has represented both plaintiffs and defendants in a variety of law suits involving intellectual property rights.
In addition to patent and trademark prosecution, Jeff regularly performs due diligence studies of intellectual property assets, including analyzing patent and trademark portfolios, conducting patent and trademark searches, and preparing opinions regarding infringement and validity. His practice also involves counseling clients and negotiating a wide array of IP and IT agreements, including patent and trademark licenses, manufacturing agreements, software licenses, and technology services agreements. He also advises clients in a wide range of compliance-related issues, including export controls, privacy policies and GDPR compliance, DMCA safe-harbor provisions, and open-source software licenses. He also assists apartment communities across the country in analyzing the music uses at their properties and obtaining the appropriate public performance licenses.
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