Jess Collen has more than thirty years experience representing clients across a broad array of industries in intellectual property matters. He is a regular contributing author for Forbes.com, where he writes about IP law and policy.
New York; Massachusetts; Utah
Mr. Collen has served on the Board of Directors of the International Trademark Association (INTA). He has chaired INTA's Planning Committee; co-authored INTA's Strategic Plan; and has served as chair and member of numerous committees and task forces. He participates actively in professional membership organizations outside the United States — including the Association Internatonaile pour la Protection de la Propriete Intellectuelle (International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property) and Consulegis. Mr. Collen serves on the New York District Export Council, to which he was most recently appointed in 2012 by U.S. Secretary of Commerce John E. Bryson.
Mr. Collen has been recognized by Trademark Insider magazine as one of the Top 50 trademark attorneys in the United States. He also has been included in the annual listing of New York Super Lawyers, published in the New York Times magazine, in the area of intellectual property. Mr. Collen is a frequent lecturer and speaker on intellectual property law.
Mr. Collen is a graduate of Boston College (B.A., magna cum laude) and Western New England University School of Law (J.D.)