Jessica Copeland Joins Bond’s Expanding IP and Cybersecurity Teams

September 4, 2019

(Buffalo, NY): Bond, Schoeneck & King, PLLC is pleased to announce that Jessica L. Copeland has joined its Buffalo office as a member in the Intellectual Property & Technology; and Cybersecurity & Data Privacy practices.

Jessica advises her clients in all aspects of business counsel, with a focus on intellectual property, technology, data security and privacy. Her experience includes IP litigation, handling transactional aspects of intellectual property including drafting and negotiating licenses, preparing and prosecuting trademark applications, preparing opinions, and conducting due diligence investigations. Jessica also counsels clients on data privacy compliance, incident response strategies, and breach notification requirements. Jessica’s litigation expertise recently earned her a position on the Western District of New York Mediator Panel.

“Jessica’s background and practical experience will not only benefit our clients, but also our growing IP practice. She brings a wealth of knowledge and is a great addition to our firm,” said Kevin Bernstein, chairman of the management committee. “We are thrilled to have Jessica join our team here at Bond,” added Jim Rooney, managing member of the Buffalo office. “Jessica’s experience will add great value and depth to our IP and Cybersecurity teams here in Buffalo and throughout the firm.” 

In addition to her client work, Jessica is a frequent lecturer and author on data security and privacy and intellectual property topics. She is a member of the Board of Directors of YWCA of Western New York, Secretary of the Board for IT Buffalo, and Chair of the Women in IP Committee of NYIPLA. Jessica is a graduate of St. John’s University School of Law (J.D.) and New York University (B.A. in Mathematics). 

Bond's Intellectual Property and Technology team represents some of the most-recognized technology companies and brands in the world, as well as research universities, entrepreneurial start-ups, and midsize to Fortune 100 technology companies, all forging frontiers in a variety of technologies and industries. 

Bond, Schoeneck & King PLLC is a law firm with 250 lawyers serving individuals, companies, non-profits and public sector entities in a broad range of practice areas. Bond has eight offices in New York State as well as offices in Boston, Kansas City and Naples.