Cozen O’Connor: Gale, Jonathan E.

Jonathan E. Gale

Associate

Miami

(305) 397-0819

(305) 720-2246

Jon focuses his practice on intellectual property litigation including restrictive covenants and related employment law. Jon also handles trademark prosecution and commercial litigation. Jon works with a variety of clients including technology, telecommunication, and e-cigarette.

Prior to joining the firm, Jon worked as an Assistant State Attorney for the Miami-Dade State Attorney’s Office in the 11th Judicial Circuit. While at the State Attorney’s Office, Jon was a courtroom training advisor. Jon handled over 50 trials, including both jury and bench trials at the felony and misdemeanor levels.

Jon earned his undergraduate degree, cum laude, from the University of Florida. Jon earned his law degree from the University of Florida School of Law. While attending law school, he interned at Feldman Gale, a boutique intellectual property law firm, before going on to clerk for U.S. Magistrate Judge John J. O’Sullivan. During law school, Jon also served as a certified legal intern for the Miami-Dade State Attorney’s Office. 

Experience

Publications

CBD Is Still Not Free (To Register): An Update on Trademark Registration Guidelines for Cannabis Products [Alert]

May 06, 2019

The USPTO issued an examination guide on May 2, 2019 regarding the examination of trademarks for cannabis and cannabis-related goods and services after the enactment of the 2018 Farm Bill. The Guide answers some questions about how applications are going to be reviewed going forward, and how current pending applications are going to be reviewed, but also opens up a whole host of additional questions and uncertainties.

Events & Seminars

Past Events

8th Annual IP Symposium

March 30, 2017 - Fort Lauderdale, FL

Education

  • University of Florida School of Law, J.D., 2013
  • University of Florida, B.A., cum laude, 2010
  • Florida

U.S. Magistrate Judge John J. O’Sullivan, U.S. District Court -- Southern District of Florida

American Bar Association

Broward County Bar Association