Adam E. Schwartz is the firm’s founder and Managing Member. His diverse intellectual property practice includes significant depth in the fields of brand protection, licensing, technology and IP enforcement. Known for his savvy and ingenuity, Adam particularly enjoys counseling entrepreneurs and growing businesses.
Adam’s extensive trademark experience includes the clearance and prosecution of thousands of applications and the development of national and international trademark strategies for clients spanning a multitude of industries. He has obtained positive resolutions to numerous trademark disputes, many of which involved litigation before the Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB).
Adam has successfully negotiated countless licenses and other agreements. He is skilled at crafting strategies to achieve his clients’ business and legal goals and avoiding impasse.
In his spare time Adam enjoys international travel and has visited over thirty countries.
Matthew S. Crosby’s practice focuses on trademark clearance, counseling and prosecution. He represents clients in varied industries including software, apparel, consumer goods, media, entertainment, foods, direct-to-consumer and publishing.
Matthew attended the University of Michigan Law School, where he was an Associate Editor of the Michigan Telecommunications and Technology Law Review. He also possesses a Master of City and Regional Planning degree and B.A. degrees in both Psychology and Philosophy from Rutgers University.
In his spare time Matthew enjoys playing the drums and maintains an interest in urban revitalization.
Jennifer R. Ashton’s practice focuses on domestic and international trademark, copyright, trade dress and domain name prosecution and enforcement. She has extensive experience in developing brand selection and registration strategies, enforcing intellectual property rights, litigating before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board and negotiating agreements in the fields of trademark, copyright and technology licensing. Jennifer has counseled clients across numerous diverse industries including those in the technology, software, gaming, telecommunications, social media, e-commerce, banking, publishing, sports, retail and apparel, oil, energy and power, aerospace, fitness, hotel and tourism, entertainment, and food and beverage fields.
Jennifer is a member of the International Trademark Association (INTA), currently serves on the Publications Committee, and previously served on the Trademark Administrators Committee (2012-2014). She is also a member of the Intellectual Property Owners Association (IPO) and served as the Secretary of the US Trademark Law Committee (2014-2017).
Jennifer enjoys hiking, running, boxing, and high intensity interval training.
Aryeh Kaufman’s practice focuses on litigation, intellectual property portfolio development and business counseling. He has a particular passion for representing early stage companies and a keen instinct for using the law to help these clients grow.
Aryeh earned his juris doctorate from Southwestern Law School and holds a B.A. in Philosophy from UCLA. He is active in the Los Angeles legal community, where he is a member of the Anti-Defamation League’s Legal Advisory Committee, and is the Young Lawyer's Division Liaison to the ABA’s Intellectual Property Section.