Wesp Barwell
Attorneys at Law

Associate

Jeffrey M. Furr

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Jeffrey M. Furr has been practicing law since 1993, after receiving his Juris Doctorate from Capital University Law School. Jeff also has a Bachelor of Science in Computer and Informational Science from the College of Engineering from The Ohio State University and a Master of Business Administration from Capital University, and an advance Legal Degree in Taxation from Capital University.

He provides legal assistance to clients involving legal research, writing and opinions. As an Intellectual Property Attorney, his areas of practice include, but are not limited to, patents, trademarks, copyrights, computer licensing, trade secrets, non-compete agreements, taxation, business formation and incorporations, and business contract.

He has served as an expert witness for both Intellectual Property and Tax issues. His volunteer work includes assisting as a mediator in Franklin County Courts of Common Pleas’ Settlement Week.

Jeff also has considerable experience filing and prosecuting Patent, Copyright and Trademark Applications. This experience includes electronic filing, filing PCT international applications, Continuation-In-Part applications, Provisional Applications, Utility Patent Applications, Design Patent Applications, Intent- to-Use Applications, and Use Applications. This experience includes the handling and responding to Office Actions, the filing and defending of Oppositions to Trademarks and the dealing with the WIPO on Domain Names disputes.

His litigation experience includes being involved in numerous suits over Copyright, Patent, Unfair Competition, and Trade Secret Issues.

Jeff has also handled the Legal Matters of Internet and Non-Internet Start-up Companies, including structuring their Intellectual Property Portfolios to maximize the company’s worth and security. He has negotiated and written hundreds of IP Contracts.

Education

Capital University
Juris Doctorate, 1993
Master of Business Administration
Advance Legal Degree in Taxation

The Ohio State University
B.A. of Science in Computer & Informational Science