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Ferris State University
Big Rapids, Michigan
B.A., Business Administration, 1992
A.A., Legal Assistant Studies, 1992

Intellectual Property Paralegal

Jodi is a paralegal on the Intellectual Property Team with extensive experience in all aspects of intellectual property matters including foreign and domestic trademark and patent prosecution and maintenance. She prepares a wide variety of IP related documents including drafting assignments, declarations, responses, patent forms, trademark applications, etc. Jodi also is proficient in the electronic filing of U.S. patent and trademark documents via the USPTO’s website, and handles the firm’s IP docketing for both U.S. and foreign matters.

Jodi is also a member of the firm’s Quality Control Team and is involved with analyzing conflicts and improving the firm’s client intake procedures.


Professional Affiliations

Grand Rapids Bar Association, Legal Assistants Section

International Trademark Association

State Bar of Michigan, Legal Assistants Section

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