Jeff Villalobos


Jeff is an associate in the transactional section at Vela Wood. He advises and counsels investors, startups, and established businesses with an emphasis on trademarks, ​licensing agreements, ​copyrights, ​terms of service and privacy policies, intellectual property agreements, and general business transactions.

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There are two ways of being creative. One can sing and dance or one can create an environment in which singers and dancers flourish.

– Warren Bennis

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 sons, Tracen and Tommy, and their two dogs, Kate and Charlie.

Jeff Villalobos's Recent Blog Posts

The Oddish Intersection of Property Rights and Augmented Reality

July 18, 2016  |  By Jeff Villalobos

Pokémon Go, and similar apps, have now forced us to consider a new right that may be tied to property: your virtual rights. Read More

Posted in Intellectual Property