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Jeremy Peter Green is an entrepreneurship attorney who helps businesses protect and expand their brands. Green handled 770 new federal trademark applications in 2018, making him the 10th most prolific trademark attorney in the United States. Green graduated from Northwestern University School of Law on a full scholarship.

 

Green has been profiled on USA Today, CNBC, CNN Money, NPR's Morning Edition, WIRED, MSNBC, the New York Daily News, HLN, CNN Politics, DCist, Vox.com, CNET, Mic.com, NBC News, Refinery29, the Globe and Mail, and several other news sources. He is best known for owning ClintonKaine.com and hosting "Hillary Potter" fan fiction there during the 2016 election, before selling the domain.

 

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Green is based in Lower Manhattan in New York City. He formerly served as in-house General Counsel and Webmaster for Teamsters Local 922 in Washington, DC.

 

You may contact him at jpg@jpglegal.com.

MarkHound and the Move to Manhattan


The Move to New York City

Big update for JPG Legal: At the end of January 2018, my girlfriend and I moved from Washington, DC to New York City, meaning JPG Legal has moved to New York City as well. Don’t worry, we still file trademark applications for clients all over the world.
 
If you’re not familiar with my girlfriend, she’s Stephanie Echeveste, retail placemaking consultant and founder of Distill Creative.
 

Jeremy Peter Green with girlfriend Stephanie.
Jeremy with his girlfriend Stephanie in Manhattan.

 
For a while, both of us were working from our apartment on the Lower East Side of Manhattan, but we recently secured a retail space near our apartment, and we’ve been working on building it up for our grand opening.
 

JPG Legal's temporary home office in Manhattan.
JPG Legal’s temporary home office in Manhattan, right at the foot of the Williamsburg bridge.
 
The view from JPG Legal's temporary home office in Manhattan.
The view of Manhattan’s Lower East Side from JPG Legal’s temporary home office.

 
Most of the living room furniture in the apartment is left over from JPG Legal’s office in DC, so there’s a lot of green and teal here for now, but at least the place is comfortable. I have a lot of (Jewish) family history in the Lower East Side and NYC in general, so it’s wonderful being here. The $3 to $5 fast food lunch options in Chinatown are unbeatable.
 
Our retail space will be called Eche Verde, a combination of her last name, Echeveste, and my last name, Green, which translates to verde in Spanish. In addition to office space for our businesses, it will serve as an art studio, gallery, event and workshop space, and small goods retail outlet for products that we curate and make.
 

Introducing MarkHound™, the Trademark Enforcement Service Suite

MarkHound™ is here! This is a new slate of yearly subscription services offered by JPG Legal for enforcing your trademark rights. These types of services are usually only available to larger companies with big legal budgets. As with our trademark search and filing services, MarkHound will even the playing field and allow smaller companies and startups to compete with the big dogs. Services offered include:
 
1. MarkHound Watch. Subscribers to this service retain JPG Legal to monitor the USPTO database for new applications that potentially infringe on the client’s trademark rights.
 
2. MarkHound Threaten. This subscription service offers clients the ability to send cease-and-desist letters to as many infringing competitors as necessary. Because these letters will be on a law firm’s letterhead, they’ll have some real bite behind them.
 
3. MarkHound Oppose. This is the service clients can use to retain us to oppose trademark applications they believe infringe on their trademark rights or would otherwise harm the client’s business.
 
Stay tuned for even more service offerings, helpful blog posts, and even more helpful mailing list emails.