- U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
- Position: ATTORNEY AT LAW
- Location: Boca Raton, FL
- Email: email@example.com
- Phone: 888-860-5678 x715
Jeff’s practice focuses on litigating patent and international trade (ITC) cases. Jeff brings the unique perspective of having tried a wide variety of cases before both juries and judges across the world. He has served as lead trial counsel in trials in federal district court, state court, military court, and the U.S. International Trade Commission.
Jeff’s experience in business and law also allows him to pursue his passion: helping entrepreneurs, inventors, and pioneers in science, art, and business. Jeff is one of the original team members of grIP Venture Studio (www.gripventure.com/jeff-
pearson), where he helps emerging companies grow. He is also the founding sponsor of Clemson University’s CATALYST program (https://scienceweb.clemson. edu/catalyst), a two-semester program and competition that brings Science and Entrepreneurship together. In December of 2020, Clemson World Magazine recognized Mr. Pearson for his accomplishments as an attorney, a veteran, and a best-selling author. You can read about some of Jeff’s efforts in the articles linked below.
Jeff advises companies of all sizes, from startups to trillion-dollar corporations. He’s advised companies on using their patents and other IP as part of their business strategy. He has drafted, negotiated, and closed deals on major licensing agreements. Jeff also advises publishing companies and authors on protecting and licensing their copyrighted work.
A columnist at the Chronicle-Independent, Mr. Pearson shares some of his works at www.acrossthemarsh.com. He is the author of the novel Forever Across The Marsh, a #1 Amazon Best Seller in 2020, 2021, and 2022.
Before joining Mei & Mark LLP, Jeff taught law at the Naval Justice School, where he trained attorneys on trial advocacy, criminal procedure, and the rules of evidence. Before teaching, he served as a lead counsel to military commanders overseas, advising on all matters with a majority of his practice dedicated to international law. A veteran of foreign wars, he has served in both Iraq and Afghanistan.
Prior to serving in the U.S. Navy, Jeff worked as a law clerk and patent agent at Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP in Washington, DC. His engineering experience includes work on gas turbines at General Electric as part of GE’s Early Identification Program. He also graduated magna cum laude with honors from Clemson University’s College of Engineering and Science before receiving a juris doctor from George Washington University.
Selected Publications and News Articles
- The Creations of Our Time (Mar 2022)
- The Triumph of Curiosity (Jan 2022)
- Panelists offer advice to budding entrepreneurs at College of Science’s Catalyst Competition kickoff (Nov 2021)
- The Fire Within Us (Jan 2022)
- The Mind of an Entrepreneur (Dec 2021)
- J.D., George Washington University
- B.S., magna cum laude, Mechanical Engineering, Clemson University