IP attorney Ukeme Awakessien Jeter joins McDonald Hopkins
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CLEVELAND, Ohio (October 27, 2014) – Ukeme Awakessien Jeter has joined the Cleveland office of McDonald Hopkins as an associate in the firm’s Intellectual Property Practice Group.
Jeter joins McDonald Hopkins after more than a year at a Cleveland-based intellectual property firm where she handled all aspects of patent and trademark preparation and prosecution for clients. She has experience advising clients and foreign counsel in acquiring and protecting all phases of their intellectual property portfolio. Jeter is experienced in providing infringement, patentability, and validity opinions, trademark prosecution and oppositions, patent portfolio analysis, and drafting various business agreements and documents including confidentiality agreements, nondisclosure agreements and licensing agreements.
Jeter received her J.D. from Case Western Reserve University School of Law, where she was honored as the 2013 Ladas Memorial Award winner, an annual national award presented to a student for a scholarly paper on any issue affecting trademark law. She also holds a M.B.A. in Organizational Design and Strategy from University of Massachusetts, and a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from University of Maine.
The Intellectual Property Practice Group at McDonald Hopkins has a deep bench of attorneys focused on delivering a comprehensive range of innovative solutions and insightful industry expertise across a diverse group of technical disciplines.
About McDonald Hopkins
Founded in 1930, McDonald Hopkins’ mission is to provide insightful legal solutions and business counseling that help our clients strategically plan for an increasingly competitive future. McDonald Hopkins is a business advisory and advocacy law firm with locations in Chicago, Cleveland, Columbus, Detroit, Miami, and West Palm Beach. Our subsidiary, McDonald Hopkins Government Strategies LLC, is based in Washington, D.C. and led by former Congressman Steven LaTourette. McDonald Hopkins Government Strategies is not a law firm and does not provide legal services. For more information about McDonald Hopkins, visit mcdonaldhopkins.com.
Deborah W. Kelm
McDonald Hopkins LLC