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Jenifer S. McIntosh

Jenifer S. McIntosh

Louisville, Colorado

Jenifer is an experienced IP lawyer who has tried patent, trade secret, trademark, ITC and business tort claims as well as heading up the firm’s Data & Privacy practice. Jenifer is well known for approaching her clients’ issues creatively, strategically and passionately. She has experience in all stages of litigation, from initial, confidential investigations through mediation and trial. Jenifer’s practice also includes all things transactional, from IP risks associated with open source products to the impending impact of the GDRP, CCPA, Federal and Colorado privacy laws on her clients’ ability to do business at home and abroad.

Before her time here at Thomas P. Howard, Jenifer was in-house counsel for NYStaff Search, serving as both counsel to the CEO and DPO as changes in the online landscape proceeded to impact business and expansion considerations. Prior to her time in-house, Jenifer practiced in North Carolina, wrote legal articles for Bloomberg Legal, litigated extensively in New York for firms such a Greenberg Traurig, and clerked in the Eastern District of Texas.

Jenifer’s community and professional activities include her service on her children’s Elementary School PTA, membership in IAPP, as well as Mentor and Group Leader for the Colorado section of the IP Inn of Court.

Jenifer’s practice has included:

• Arbitration before the AAA in New York on a pharmaceutical licensing dispute between a Japanese manufacturer and its licensee in the United States;
• Litigation for an HGH foreign manufacturer from a (former) 35 U.S.C. §146 Interference proceeding before the USPTO, to the appeal of that proceeding in the District Court before the Honorable Judge Sue Robinson, to its eventual appeal before the Federal Circuit;
• Successfully enforcing trademarks for luxury goods, including watches, handbags and skin care;
• Successfully enforcing trademarks for various consumer goods, including Pantene and Reynolds Wrap;
• Successfully obtained summary judgement against trademark infringer for client in the PR and advertising space;
• Advising clients on the impact of GDPR, CCPA and CO Data and Privacy laws (as well as GLBA & HIPAA) on data retention, protection, maintenance, reporting and compliance issues;
• Successfully investigated, filed, argued and obtained ex-parte TRO’s against counterfeit good in both the C.D. and N.D. of California;
• Initiated and guided large discovery projects for pharmaceutical, aviation, software, IT, data and medical device patent litigation;
• Prosecution of a number of trademark applications and oppositions;
• Branding initiatives and IP protection;
• Copyright filings for art, literature and handbag designs; and
• IP Assessment, including due diligence and transfer issues of IP assets in M&A, including open source software and sponsored research assets.

Areas of Practice

  • Intellectual Property Litigation
  • Copyright Litigation
  • Bittorrent Movie Download Litigation
  • Copyright Registration
  • Licensing and Protection of Intellectual Property
  • Copyright Licensing
  • Trademark Law
  • Trade Secrets
  • Trademark Registration
  • Commercial Business Litigation and Appeals
  • Breach of Contract and Interference With Contract

Bar Admissions

  • Texas
  • New York
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court District of Colorado


  • Baylor University School of Law, Waco, Texas
    • J.D. - 2000
    • Honors: Dean's List
  • ASU
    • B.S., Bachelor of Science - 1996
    • Major: Chemistry & Biology

Office Locations

Thomas P. Howard, LLC
842 West South Boulder Road, Suite 100
Louisville, CO 80027
Phone: 303-665-9845
E-mail: [email protected]
Fax: 303-665-9847
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Thomas Howard is an experienced trial lawyer practicing with an emphasis in intellectual property disputes (including copyright, trademark, trade dress, trade secret, Web site infringements and other Internet-related disputes) as well as complex civil litigation (including breach of contract, interference with contract, breach of fiduciary duty, conspiracy, fraud, fraudulent transfer, trespass, negligence and nuisance).
In addition to representing clients involved in litigation, Thomas Howard frequently negotiates and drafts intellectual property-related agreements, including nondisclosure and license agreements. He has drafted and negotiated such agreements on behalf of his clients with parties as diverse as Microsoft, Best Buy, Phillips and Hyperion. MORE