Jeff graduated from Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law in 2015. While in law school, Jeff was a part of the ABA Client Counseling and Arbitration teams. Prior to law school, Jeff obtained his B.S. in Public Policy, Management and Planning with an emphasis on Urban Development from the University of Southern California. Jeff is currently an active member of the Dallas Bar Association.
At Vela Wood, Jeff advises clients on a wide variety of intellectual property matters including trademarks, domain names, copyrights, website agreements, SaaS and PaaS agreements, IP due diligence, and distribution and licensing agreements. Jeff also helps clients make informed decisions regarding brand development, management, and enforcement by advising on trademark clearances, registration applications, co-existence agreements, licensing, cease and desist letters, and infringement settlement negotiations.
Raised in Las Cruces, New Mexico, Jeff now lives in Dallas with his wife, Tilli, an Assistant District Attorney for Denton County, their son, Tracen, and their two dogs, Kate and Charlie.