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Jake is an intellectual property attorney working with businesses and creative professionals to protect and commercialize their valuable IP. Jake focuses his practice on brand management, including clearance, maintenance, and enforcement of trademarks, copyrights, and rights of publicity. Jake also advises clients on entertainment industry matters including social media and user-generated content. Above all, Jake helps clients work toward strategic goals and gain a competitive advantage with diligent and forward-thinking legal counsel. 


  • Brand management
  • Trademark prosecution and enforcement
  • Evaluating the strength, availability, and enforceability of new brand names
  • IP licensing



Judicial Extern, Hon. Hildy Bowbeer, Magistrate Judge, U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota, 2015

Recognition & Leadership

  • Selected, Minnesota State Bar Association, “North Star Lawyer,” 2020
  • Co-editor, International Association of Entertainment Lawyers, 2022
  • Attorney Grader, GRAMMY® Awards Entertainment Law Initiative Writing Competition, 2021
  • Associate Editor, The Entertainment & Sports Lawyer, 2019-Present
  • Board Member, MN Film & TV, 2020-2022


  • J.D., summa cum laude, Mitchell Hamline School of Law,
    • Executive EditorWilliam Mitchell Law Review
  • B.A., University of Minnesota
  • California
  • Minnesota