Jennifer A. Puplava

Jennifer A. Puplava


Mika Meyers, PLC

Recognized since 2014

Grand Rapids, Michigan

Practice Areas

Commercial Litigation

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Jennifer A. Puplava practices primarily in the areas of intellectual property law and technology law. She helps clients protect their trade secrets, trademarks, copyrights and other intellectual property, and she assists clients with the negotiation, drafting and enforcement of, and compliance with, related agreements, policies, terms and conditions and other documents. She counsels clients regarding a wide range of technology law issues, including the acquisition and maintenance of domain names, cybersquatting, the protection of privacy and of confidential and proprietary information, the determination of appropriate security standards, addressing security breaches and the development, licensing, and acquisition of technology solutions. She represents clients in related commercial litigation in federal and state courts, and she prepares and prosecutes trademark applications and handles opposition/cancellation proceedings before the United States Patent and Trademark Office and Trademark Trial and Appeals Board. Jennifer received her law degree from Indiana University School of Law in 1998 (cum laude) and her undergraduate degree from Saint Mary’s College (magna cum laude) in 1995. She is a member of the Grand Rapids Bar Association, the State Bar of Michigan and the American Bar Association. Jennifer also serves on the Board of Directors for Trivalent Group and on the Board for the Cascade Community Foundation and the Cascade Township Downtown Development Authority.

Location

  • 900 Monroe Avenue, NW
    Grand Rapids, MI 49503

Education

  • Indiana University Bloomington, Juris Doctorate, graduated 1998
  • Saint Mary's College, Bachelor's Degree, graduated 1995

Bar Admissions

  • Michigan, State Bar of Michigan

Affiliations

  • Cascade Community Foundation - Board Member
  • Trivalent Group - Member, Board of Directors
  • American Bar Association - Member
  • American Intellectual Property Law Association - Member
  • Cascade Downtown Development Authority - Board Member
  • Grand Rapids Bar Association - Member
  • Grand Rapids Chamber of Commerce - Member
  • Humane Society of West Michigan - Development Committee Member
  • International Trademark Association - Member
  • State Bar of Michigan - Member
  • Woman Lawyers Association of Michigan Western Region - Member

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court Western District of Michigan
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Michigan
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Wisconsin

Mika Meyers, PLC
Headquarters: Grand Rapids, Michigan

23 The Best Lawyers in America® awards

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Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2022 for work in:

  • Commercial Litigation

Awards:

  • Listed as Michigan Super Lawyer's Rising Star
  • Outstanding Member: Women Lawyers Association of Michigan (Western Region)
  • Listed in Best Lawyers of America
  • Selected as a member of the Michigan Lawyers Weekly Class of 2016 "Women in the Law"

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