With more than 30 years of handling complex intellectual property (IP) litigation, Jeffery A. Handelman is nationally recognized for his experience and knowledge as a litigator and counselor in the field. He focuses on trademark, unfair competition, trade dress, dilution, false advertising, copyright, licensing, trade secret, and Internet-related matters, and his clients include some of the world's best known brands. Mr. Handelman is the author of the two-volume treatise, Guide to TTAB Practice (Wolters Kluwer, Supp. 2018), updated annually. He is a frequent author and speaker on trademark-related topics.
His clients own some of the world's most iconic brands, including American Airlines, The Coca-Cola Company, Alticor and its related Amway companies, Kimberly-Clark, Little Caesars, National Association of Realtors, oneworld Alliance, Raytheon, General Mills, and Jockey.
A past co-chair of Brinks' Litigation Department and past chair of its Trademark Practice Group, Jeffery has represented these and many other clients in U.S. District Courts and internationally, and has argued cases in the U.S. Courts of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, the Fourth Circuit, the Seventh Circuit, and the Eleventh Circuit. Moreover, he has practiced extensively before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (TTAB).
Articles in the National Law Review database by Jeffery A. Handelman