Jefferson Scher is a partner in the Intellectual Property Group of Carr & Ferrell and Chair of the Trademark Practice Group. Mr. Scher specializes in intellectual property and cyberlaw counseling and dispute management, with an emphasis on the protection and enforcement of trademarks and copyrights.
Mr. Scher offers substantial expertise in the areas of network security and software development. He counsels a wide range of companies on maximizing protection of their intellectual property through copyrights, patents, trade secrets and trademarks, and managing risks associated with the use of others’ information and intellectual property. Representative clients include makers of network security software and appliances, companies pioneering software as a service, social networking and online community businesses, and mobile entertainment service providers.
Prior to joining Carr & Ferrell, Mr. Scher practiced intellectual property law with Fenwick & West LLP in Silicon Valley. He previously clerked with Judge A. Wallace Tashima on the United States District Court for the Central District of California, in Los Angeles.
Mr. Scher is a lecturer at the Santa Clara University School of Law on trademarks and unfair competition.