Jessica McDonald

Jessica G. McDonald

Jessica G. McDonald

Of Counsel
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  • Love Law Firm, PLLC
  • 626 RXR Plaza Suite 624 Uniondale, NY 11556
  • 516–697-4828

As competition for customers and resources becomes more intense, the ability of a company to innovate and protect its intellectual property assets is a critical factor in its sustainability and growth.  Jessica has spent her career as an attorney, dedicated to guiding her clients’ development, protection, and enforcement of their intellectual property assets, whether it is an individual seeking to protect his or her first trademark to assisting businesses with their worldwide patent and trademark portfolios.

Prior to joining LOVE LAW FIRM, PLLC as Of Counsel, Jessica spent twelve years at a boutique intellectual property law firm on Long Island where she was involved in all aspects of patent, trademark, and copyright prosecution and enforcement, as well as intellectual property licensing and litigation.  As a registered patent attorney before the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), she was in charge of the patent department at her prior firm, overseeing the preparation, filing, and prosecution of provisional patent applications, non-provisional patent applications, and design patent applications both domestically and internationally, as well as preparing patent novelty searches, rendering patent validity, infringement, and freedom to operate opinions, as well as patent licensing and enforcement.

In addition, Jessica has been involved in the prosecution and enforcement of several thousand trademarks, including counseling clients on the selection and adoption of their trademarks, conducting trademark clearance searches, filing and prosecuting trademark applications, and enforcement of trademark rights.  Jessica’s background also focuses on patent, trademark, and copyright litigation in the federal courts and before the USPTO Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB). 

Prior to being admitted as an attorney, Jessica worked in the patent department at OSI Pharmaceuticals formerly of Melville, New York, and at The Pennsylvania State University's Intellectual Property/ Technology Transfer Office.

Jessica graduated from The Pennsylvania State University, Eberly College of Science with a Bachelor of Science Degree. She received her Juris Doctor degree from St. John's University, where she was a member of the New York Litigator Journal, received the Bureau of National Affairs (BNA) Award for Excellence in the Study of Intellectual Property as well as the CALI Excellence for the Future Award in patent law. 

Jessica loves spending time with her husband watching baseball and college football and raising her two young children.  She enjoys an active lifestyle through running, Pilates, and Bikram yoga.

Bar Admissions

New York State

US District Court – Eastern & Southern Districts of New York

United States Patent and Trademark Office – Registered Patent Attorney

Memberships

American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA) 

New York State Bar Association – Intellectual Property Section, Trademark Committee Member.