Our Team > Jason T. Newman

Jason Newman concentrates his practice in the areas of civil defense, intellectual property, and environmental law. He is a registered patent attorney with experience in patent, trademark, and copyright litigation. While in law school, Mr. Newman received the Jurisprudence Award for “excellence in the study of Copyright Law.”  He has been editor for the Michigan Environmental Law Journal since 2011.

From 2008 to 2010, Mr. Newman served as a judicial law clerk in the Missouri Court of Appeals, Southern District.

While at Cardelli Lanfear, Mr. Newman has successfully represented clients in a number of civil proceedings, including as first-chair trial counsel. He also filed numerous trademark applications, and he successfully represented clients in opposition proceedings before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board.


  • Michigan State University, B.S. Chemical Engineering 2004
  • Michigan State University College of Law, J.D. 2008 Graduated Magna Cum Laude
  • Associate Editor of the  Journal of Medicine and Law
  • Received the Jurisprudence Award for “excellence in the study of Copyright Law,” Fall 2006.

Admitted to the Bar

  • State of Michigan 2009
  • United States Patent and Trademark Office 2010
  • United States District Court, Eastern District of Michigan
  • United States District Court, Western District of Michigan


  • Journal of Medicine and Law, Associate Editor
  • “Analysis of Recent Michigan Patent Appeals,” Michigan Appellate Practice Journal, Winter 2013


  • State Bar of Michigan


  • Born in Detroit, MI