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Privacy Policy & Terms of Use

Law Office of Jeffrey Herman and any of its affiliated corporations and partnerships, (collectively “Law Office”, “we” or “us”) provides this Privacy Policy to inform website users about our policies and procedures regarding the collection, security, use, and disclosure of personal data received from users of our website found at www.jhermanlaw.com (“website”). We are committed to ensuring that we process your personal data in accordance with applicable data protection legislation. Please keep in mind that your use of our website means that you accept and agree to our Privacy Policy. Please do not use our website if you do not accept our Privacy Policy. This Privacy Policy may be updated from time to time by Law Office by posting an updated version of the Privacy Policy to our website. In addition, our website makes use of cookies as described in further detail below.

Information collected: We may collect the following personal data when you visit our website: (1) Personal data provided when you complete forms available on our website; (2) Personal data you provide when you contact us; (3) Personal data relating to: (a) your application for employment at Law Office, and/or (b) your attendance at an Law Office event; and (4) Details of visits to our website, such as the volume of traffic received, IP address, logs and the resources which have been accessed.

Transfer of personal data: The data that we collect from you may be transferred to, and stored at, one or more destinations within, or outside of, the United States. By submitting your personal data, you agree to this transfer, storing or processing. We will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

How your information is used: We use information you provide to better understand your needs and provide you with better service. With the exception of vendors providing hosting, database management and development services related to the operation of these websites, we will not disclose, sell or rent any of your personal data to any third party unless approved by you or required by law.

Links to other sites: We may provide links to other websites for your information or convenience. Such websites are independently operated and not under our control. We are not responsible for the content of these websites or any products or services offered through them.

Cookies: We may use cookies to track user preferences. A cookie is a small data file that certain websites write to your hard drive when you visit them. If you prefer not to receive cookies through our website, you can set your browser to warn you before accepting cookies and refuse the cookie when your browser alerts you to its presence. You can also refuse all cookies by turning them off in your browser. Cookies are required to select text size preferences within our website. Please be advised this website may use Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. Google Analytics uses “cookies” to help the site analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the site (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the site, compiling reports on site activity for site operators and providing other services relating to site activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser.

Choice: We will not use or share the personally identifiable information provided to us online in ways unrelated to the ones described above without first letting you know and offering you a choice. As previously stated, we will also provide you the opportunity to let us know if you do not wish to receive unsolicited direct marketing materials from us.

Commitment to data security: To prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy, and ensure the correct use of information, we use commercially appropriate physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online. Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the Internet is not completely secure. However, we have put in place security procedures as set forth in this policy. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our website; any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorized access.

Jurisdictional Statement

The Law Office of Jeffrey Herman, PLC is principally a federal law practice.  A vast majority of the types of legal matters we handle involve applications before the United States Patent and Trademark Office and the United States Copyright Office.  In rare instances, we may handle a contractual matter, a corporation formation, or IP litigation.  In matters involving state law, an associate or of counsel attorney licensed in good standing within the relevant jurisdiction is the supervising attorney over that matter.  A clear delineation of authority is fully explained to every client in advance of forming an attorney/client relationship (both orally and in writing).

Attorneys:

  • Jeffrey R. Herman is an attorney in good standing and admitted to the State Bar of California and the Supreme Court of the United States of America.
    Mr. Herman is founder and managing member of Law Office of Jeffrey Herman, PLC.
  • Erik E. Boardman is an attorney in good standing and admitted to the State Bar of Arizona and the Supreme Court of the United States of America.   Mr. Boardman is an of counsel attorney for the Law Office of Jeffrey Herman, PLC.
  • Enrique Monteagudo is a registered patent attorney in good standing and admitted to the State Bar of Arizona and the Supreme Court of the United States of America.   He is also authorized to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office.  Mr. Monteagudo is an of counsel attorney for the Law Office of Jeffrey Herman, PLC.
  • Lori Woodward is a registered patent attorney in good standing and admitted to the State Bar of Arizona, the State Bar of California, and the Supreme Court of the United States of America.   She is also authorized to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office.  Mrs. Woodward is an of counsel attorney for the Law Office of Jeffrey Herman, PLC.
  • Edwin Wold is a registered patent agent and is authorized to file patent applications on behalf of inventors before the United States Patent and Trademark Office.

Rule governing practice of law as published by the State Bar of Arizona:
Ethical Rule 5.5(d) states the following:
(d) A lawyer admitted in another United States jurisdiction, or a lawyer admitted in a jurisdiction outside the United States, not disbarred or suspended from practice in any jurisdiction may provide legal services in Arizona that exclusively involve federal law, the law of another jurisdiction, or tribal law.

Source:  
http://www.azbar.org/ethics/rulesofprofessionalconduct/

Rule governing practice of law as published by the American Bar Association:

ABA Rule 5.5(d)(2) states the following:  
(d) A lawyer admitted in another United States jurisdiction or in a foreign jurisdiction, and not disbarred or suspended from practice in any jurisdiction or the equivalent thereof, or a person otherwise lawfully practicing as an in-house counsel under the laws of a foreign jurisdiction, may provide legal services through an office or other systematic and continuous presence in this jurisdiction that: (2) are services that the lawyer is authorized by federal or other law or rule to provide in this jurisdiction.

Source:
http://www.americanbar.org