Jennifer focuses her practice in the areas of civil litigation, intellectual property law, franchise law, and corporate law. Having worked as a franchise compliance director for many years prior to beginning her legal career, Jennifer’s prior business experience provides a unique understanding of challenges facing commercial clients. By combining that experience with her skills as a lawyer, Jennifer provides clients with balanced legal representation that seeks reasonable solutions where possible.
Jennifer’s litigation practice consists of motion and discovery practice in state courts and federal courts, state appellate courts as well as prosecuting trademark disputes before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board. Jennifer is known for her research skills and exceptionally thorough knowledge of federal and state rules, regulations, and procedures.
As part of her trademark practice, Jennifer works with clients, international counsel, and opposing counsel to achieve client objectives for the protection of intellectual property. Jennifer manages domestic and international trademark portfolios for the firm’s clients, prosecutes trademark and copyright applications, and enforces her client’s intellectual property rights.
Prior to joining Mullin Law, Jennifer reported to the Chief Legal and Franchise Officer for two prominent, Dallas-based franchise companies where she worked directly with franchise owners and legal professionals to manage franchisee compliance and operations, draft legal documents, and implement new franchise contract programs.
Jennifer graduated Summa Cum Lade from the UNT Dallas College of Law in downtown Dallas where she made the Dean’s List 8 consecutive semesters. Jennifer served as a member of the UNT Dallas Law Review and counsel for the school’s community lawyering centers operated in conjunction with Legal Aid of Northwest Texas. She earned her Bachelors of Business Administration Degree in Marketing with a minor in Sociology from the University of Oklahoma in Norman.
Awards and Recognition
Future Scholar Peer Nominee: 2015
– University of North Texas Dallas College of Law
Winner: The Big Idea Award, Core24, 2012
Memberships and Committees
American Bar Association
Texas Bar Association Dallas Bar Association (DBA)
DFW Women in IP Bar Admissions Supreme Court of Texas
Supreme Court of Texas