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Jake is an Intellectual Property attorney working with businesses and creative professionals to protect and commercialize valuable intangible assets. Jake focuses his practice on trademark clearance, prosecution, maintenance, and enforcement. Jake particularly enjoys crafting trademark prosecution strategies for brand owners in the dynamic field of Artificial Intelligence. Jake strives to help 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

  • Listed, Super Lawyers magazine, Minnesota Super Lawyers Rising Stars, 2024
  • Team Member, a U.S. News - Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms,” "Law Firm of the Year" in Information Technology Law, 2024
  • Listed, Minnesota Monthly, “Top Lawyers in Minnesota,” 2023-2024
  • 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 Editor, William Mitchell Law Review
  • B.A., University of Minnesota
  • California
  • Minnesota