Jeffrey F. Kersting
Jeff is a Member in the Cincinnati office of Frost Brown Todd LLC and practices in the intellectual property area. He helps clients with all aspects of patent prosecution in a wide range of technologies, including mechanical and medical devices, construction components, industrial equipment, and electrical components.
In addition to his work in the patent arena, Jeff is also heavily involved in drafting and negotiating various types of agreements that cover all types of IP, including nondisclosure/confidentiality agreements, software development agreements, joint development agreements, IP licenses and IP purchase agreements. He also enjoys collaborating with our corporate attorneys by handling various aspects of IP related due diligence for corporate transactions. Jeff is admitted to practice in Ohio and before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
Memberships & Affiliations
- Ohio State Bar Association, 2006
- Cincinnati Bar Association, 2006
- American Bar Association, 2006
- United States Patent and Trademark Office, 2008
Civic & Charitable Organizations
- Cincinnati Youth Collaborative, Tutor
- Tri-State Bleeding Disorder Foundation, Board of Directors and Communication Committee
Non-FBT Publications and Events
"Drafting and Negotiating Intellectual Property Representations and Warranties in Business Sale Transactions" IP Section Day-Long CLE Seminar, Louisville Bar Association, June 17, 2008.
"Singing a Different Tune: Was the Sixth Circuit Justified in Changing the Protection of Sound Recordings in Bridgeport Music, Inc. v. Dimension Films?," 74 U. Cin. L. Rev. 663 (2005)