Knobbe/Martens: Intellectual Property Law
Jeff Van Hoosear
My clients appreciate that in addition to knowing trademark law, I know their industry as well.

Jeff Van Hoosear


At a Glance

  • J.D. Boston University School of Law
  • B.A. Government, Beloit College

  • State Bar of California
  • State Bar of Illinois

Professional Profile 

Jeffrey L. Van Hoosear focuses on international trademark and unfair competition matters.  His practice also includes domestic and foreign trademark selection and clearance, trademark and copyright prosecution, proceedings before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board, intellectual property licensing, domain name and website content issues and state rights of publicity.

Jeff represents a number of clients in the apparel and sporting goods industries, and also represents clients in the food and beverage, automotive, aesthetics, fashion, financial, insurance, software, and entertainment industries. 

Representative clients include Quiksilver, C1RCA, BB Dakota, 7 Diamonds, Pacific Life, SchoolsFirst, First American, House Foods and Bandai.

Jeff is the Chair of the Trademark Practice Group and is active writer for the firm's Fashion & Beauty Blog.


  • Boston University School of Law (J.D. 1986)
  • Beloit College (B.A. Government 1983), cum laude, Dean's List, Martha Peterson Award, Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society
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