Harter Secrest & Emery LLP, a full-service business law firm with offices throughout New York, is pleased to announce that Jodi A. Reynolds has been promoted to counsel in the firm’s Intellectual Property practice group.
Reynolds helps clients attain, protect, and monetize patents, trademarks, and copyrights. She regularly counsels clients through the patent prosecution process, drafting patentability, infringement, and invalidity opinions, and also guides clients through the registration process with regard to trademarks and copyrights. Reynolds drafts and negotiates license agreements and other contracts involving intellectual property issues, and counsels internet service providers and other companies with respect to e-commerce, including copyright infringement, privacy and security issues. She regularly works with engineers, marketers, and business professionals from a variety of disciplines, including mechanical, chemical, software, pharmaceuticals, and food science.
A graduate of the University of Rochester, Reynolds earned her law degree, cum laude, from the University at Buffalo Law School. She is a member of the American Intellectual Property Law Association, past-president of the Rochester Intellectual Property Law Association, and serves on the board of directors of the Rochester Area Interfaith Hospitality Network (RAIHN).
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.