Jake Neu

Jake Neu



  • Emerging Growth Companies
  • Intellectual Property
  • Food, Beverage and Hospitality

WSG Practice Industries


Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP
Tennessee, U.S.A.

WSG Leadership

INTA Group
Intellectual Property Group

Jake Neu is your attorney for any intellectual property counseling need. Jake’s clients trust him across a wide range of IP matters involving patents, trademarks, copyrights, and trade secrets for protecting anything from retail consumer products to software and websites. With this broad background, Jake acts as outside IP general counsel for a number of his clients who do not have an in-house IP counsel. For those with IP counsel, Jake provides advice on the latest strategies for protecting and commercializing a company’s IP.

Relying on his mechanical engineering background, Jake has successfully drafted and prosecuted patents on matters including sporting goods, agricultural devices, consumer laser and lighting devices, devices based on fluid flow and mechanics, and software, while also providing counseling and advice on patentability, infringement review, and competitor analysis. Jake also conducts trademark clearance searches, prosecutes trademarks, monitors client trademark portfolios, and assists with trademark enforcement. In addition, Jake has a broad experience crafting licenses for technology, patents, trademarks, and software for companies ranging from technology start-ups to large retail product manufacturers. Finally, Jake has experience assisting with several patent infringement cases, acting as a subject matter resource for the litigation team and preparing for claim construction, infringement, and invalidity arguments.

Bar Admissions

  • Tennessee, 2011

Court Admissions
  • United States Patent & Trademark Office
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
  • United States District Court, Middle District of Tennessee


  • Vanderbilt University Law School, J.D., 2011, Senior Managing Editor, Vanderbilt Law Review; Intramural Moot Court Competition Champion, Moot Court Board
  • Rice University, B.A., Mechanical Engineering and History, 2008, magna cum laude, Garside Prize
Areas of Practice

Emerging Growth Companies | Food, Beverage and Hospitality | Intellectual Property | Intellectual Property and Competitive Practices Litigation | Patents and Patent Litigation | Technology Transactions | Trademarks


Patent 213
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP 

Patent law, like most things in life, is subject to change. Changes to patent laws not only impact investment in your existing IP, but directly shape strategies to protect your freedom to operate. The Patent 213 blog provides up-to-date, insightful analysis of the evolution in the written...


Overcoming TM Maintenance Filing Hurdles Amid Pandemic
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP, February 2021

As we near the second year of the COVID-19 pandemic, trademark maintenance deadlines in 2021 create new obstacles for registrants. To maintain a federal trademark registration, registrants must periodically file an affidavit of use under Section 8, swearing that the mark is in use in commerce or that the registrant has an acceptable excuse for nonuse. Recent office actions show that the U.S...