About the Author

Jake Koering

Jake Koering

Jake Koering is a partner in the Litigation and Intellectual Property practice groups at Freeborn & Peters. A long-time technology addict, both professionally and personally, Jake has worked with companies of all sizes to help develop, implement, monetize and protect their intellectual property portfolios. With a background in transactional work and patent and trademark prosecution, he has direct experience working with companies on invention development pipelines, brand protection and related licensing and transactional work. 

Article List

  • Technology: Delay in crowdfunding rulemaking creates questions and opportunities

    On April 5, 2012, President Obama signed into law the Jumpstart Our Business Startup Act, or “JOBS Act,” which exempted certain “crowdfunding” activities from the registration requirements of the Securities Act.

  • Technology: It takes a village

    Merriam Webster defines crowdsourcing as “the practice of obtaining needed services, ideas, or content by soliciting contributions from a large group of people and especially from the online community rather than traditional employees or suppliers.”

  • Technology: The ugly side of social media

    Social media has become a tangled web of personal and business communications. Social media sites such as Facebook and Twitter originally contained personal matters, but now they have become a must-use vehicle for company public relations.

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