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In a complex and ever-changing legal world, JMR Law Group provides strategic, efficient legal advice to startups and established companies across multiple industries, including consumer products/retail, clean-technology, bio-tech, software, telecommunications, education, financial, real estate, and more. Our team is passionately dedicated to proactively protecting our clients’ most valuable asset: their brand.

Jason Rhodes

Jason Rhodes Founder, Licensed U.S. Attorney

For over two decades, Jason has collaborated with companies and individuals on the selection, procurement, commercialization, protection, management, and enforcement of their intellectual property assets around the world. Jason provides counsel on all aspects of trademarks, copyrights, domain names, marketing promotions and sweepstakes, advertising, intellectual property (IP) due diligence, and licensing. In addition to transactional IP matters, Jason assists clients with international IP procurement and enforcement, anti-counterfeiting, state and federal court litigation, Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB) proceedings, and various domain name dispute resolution proceedings; including Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Proceedings (UDRPs) and World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) .EU Alternative Dispute Resolution Proceedings.

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Jason’s advice extends far beyond the IP world. He has provided general counsel to individuals and businesses, including start-up advice, negotiating business transactions (M&A, licensing, contracts, real estate), and handling dispute resolution and litigation in various sectors.

Before founding JMR Law Group in 2008, Jason led the Trademark, Copyright, & Brand Management Group for Dorsey & Whitney’s Seattle office. Jason also practiced at Silicon Valley based Wilson, Sonsini, Goodrich, & Rosati, and Alston & Bird.

When not lending himself to his client’s needs, Jason enjoys golfing, pickleball, and bowling league (with varying degress of success), as well as concerts, fly fishing, and most sports.

Honors and law firm activities

  • Named a Rising Star, Washington Law & Politics, 2006, 2007, & 2008

  • Member of Dorsey Recruiting Committee

Professional and community involvement

  • Formed non-profit Next Level Basketball Academy, youth/club basketball and football Coach – 2008-2019

  • Member, International Trademark Association’s (INTA) Existing Content Evaluation Subcommittee for Information Resources Committee – 2010-2011 Term

  • Member, Subcommittee for Information Resources Committee – 2008-2009 Term

  • Member, INTA 2002 – 2015
  • Counseled pro-bono client, Survivors Celebration Foundation, with branding strategies and entity formation, 2006

  • Member, Business Development Sub- Committee, FareStart, 2002-2003


  • “Protecting Your Intellectual Property”, Washington Technology Center’s Legally Speaking Series: “What Every Early Stage Entrepreneur Should Know About Building A Successful Company”, October 2005 and March 2006

  • “Intellectual Property Legal Issues for New Ventures”, Seattle University Graduate School of Business, November 2005


Syracuse University College of Law, J.D., cum laude, 2001

  • Editor, Syracuse Law and Technology Journal

  • Research Assistant for the late Professor Richard I. Goldsmith

  • Extern for the United States Attorney’s Office / Northern District of New York

  • Clerk, Honorable Judge Hedges – New York Family Law Court

  • Clerk, Honorable Judge Centra – New York State Supreme Court

Boise State University, B.A., cum laude, 1996

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