Jonathan is an Associate in the Intellectual Property Department at McDonald Hopkins. He has experience assisting clients with a variety of intellectual property matters, namely, conducting trademark clearance searches, providing analysis of trademarks’ conceptual strength factors, prosecuting trademark applications, preparing patent prosecution documents, preparing copyright assignment agreements, formulating non-disclosure agreements and assisting with trademark infringement cases. Jonathan also has general business litigation experience and has assisted clients with forming corporations, including preparing articles of incorporation and by-laws.
Prior to joining McDonald Hopkins, Jonathan worked as an Associate for a law firm in Cleveland and a Document Review Specialist for a litigation support service firm also in Cleveland. While attending law school, Jonathan interned at a boutique intellectual property law firm in Akron and served as a judicial extern in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Ohio for the Honorable Guy R. Humphrey.
Jonathan earned his J.D. from the University of Akron School of Law in 2019. He completed a B.A. in political science in 2013 from Cleveland State University.
Admissions - State
- University of Akron School of Law
- Cleveland State University
Public Service and Volunteerism
- Legal Aid Society of Cleveland, Partner in Justice (2020)
- University of Akron School of Law's Reentry Clinic, Volunteer
- Westside Catholic Center, Volunteer
- St. Ignatius High School Football Program, Assistant Coach (2007-2016)