EducationCatholic University of America Columbus School of Law, Juris Doctor (2002)

Grove City College, Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering (1996)
Bar AdmissionsBar of Pennsylvania

Bar of Ohio

Bar of Maryland

Bar of District of Columbia

Patent Bar

Of counsel

jas@ekmelaw.com
T: 724.981.2000
F: 724.981.2007


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Drawing on my mechanical engineering background, my practice focuses in the areas of intellectual property, construction law and complex litigation. In the area of intellectual property, I am skilled at patent, copyright an trademark infringement, drafting and negotiating license agreements, website legal implications, as well as, trade secret litigation. In the areas of construction law, I have worked on litigation involving multiple parties and issues, mechanics liens and claims under the Pennsylvania Contractor Subcontractor Payment Act.

[/as-accordion-item][/as-accordion][as-accordion clicktoclose="true" autoclose="false"][as-accordion-item title="Background"]Before joining Ekker, Kuster, McCall, & Epstein, LLP, I served as an associate with one of the 50 largest law firms in the country; specializing in construction and intellectual property. I also worked as an intellectual property litigation associate in Washington D.C. for one of the world’s largest law firms.[/as-accordion-item][/as-accordion][as-accordion clicktoclose="true" autoclose="false"][as-accordion-item title="Associations & Memberships"]Pennsylvania Bar Association

Mercer County Bar Association[/as-accordion-item][/as-accordion][as-accordion clicktoclose="true" autoclose="false"][as-accordion-item title="Education"]Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law, Juris Doctor (2002)

Grove City College, Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering (1996)[/as-accordion-item][/as-accordion][as-accordion clicktoclose="true" autoclose="false"][as-accordion-item title="Bar Admissions"]Bar of Pennsylvania

Bar of Ohio

Bar of Maryland

Bar of District of Columbia

Patent Bar[/as-accordion-item][/as-accordion][as-accordion clicktoclose="true" autoclose="false"][as-accordion-item title="Publications & Honors"]"Patently Good Advice", Mercer County Business Chronicle, October, 2007.

"Squatters’ wrongs", Mercer County Business Chronicle, December, 2007.

"Locking up your name", Mercer County Business Chronicle, January, 2010.[/as-accordion-item][/as-accordion][as-accordion clicktoclose="true" autoclose="false"][as-accordion-item title="Practice Areas"]Intellectual Property

Construction Law

Complex Litigation[/as-accordion-item][/as-accordion]