Harter Secrest & Emery LLP, a full-service business law firm with offices throughout New York, announced that Jeffrey M. Koegel has joined the firm as an associate in the Intellectual Property practice.
Koegel concentrates his practice on trademark law, including the acquisition, maintenance, and enforcement of trademark rights. He has significant experience in all matters of trademark law, including clearance searches, U.S. and international trademark portfolio management, client counseling, and adverse proceedings before the Trademark Trial and Appeal board, as well as in federal courts. Koegel has assisted clients of all sizes in acquiring, maintaining, licensing, and enforcing intellectual property rights, both foreign and domestic. He was most recently an associate in the Intellectual Property group at Reed Smith LLP in Chicago.
A Rochester native and a graduate of Williams College, Koegel earned his J.D. and a LL.M. in Intellectual Property Law from the Washington University School of Law.
The Harter Secrest & Emery Intellectual Property practice group provides comprehensive intellectual property legal services to clients throughout the United States and in foreign countries. The group assists clients in building and maintaining intellectual property portfolios including patents, trademarks, trade secrets, and copyrights, and has extensive experience negotiating and drafting licensing agreements, and serving as lead counsel in complex patent and other intellectual property litigation. In addition, the Intellectual Property practice group provides strategic counseling to clients on assessing potential threats and avoiding conflicts with third parties. The group’s clients operate across a wide spectrum of industries and technologies, including manufacturing, retail, consumer goods, office products, and high technology and range from Fortune 500 corporations, major motion picture studios, and investors, to start-up ventures, entrepreneurs, and individual inventors.