Jamie B. Bischoff

Senior Counsel

Tel 215.864.8207
Fax 215.864.8999

Jamie B. Bischoff focuses on trademark, copyright, trade secret, advertising, internet, unfair competition, patent licensing, and infringement issues. Jamie has 32 years of experience representing creators and users of intellectual property in an array of industries and enterprises, including pharmaceutical manufacturers, hospitals, universities, professional sports teams, software developers, advertising agencies, investment companies, and publishers, as well as individual authors, scientists, photographers, and artists.

Before attending law school, Jamie worked as an editor at Charles Scribner's Sons in New York City and at the University of Michigan Graduate School of Business in Ann Arbor, and ran a bookstore in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Her interest in language, communication, and the spoken word has persisted throughout her career, and she relishes the opportunity to take legal concepts from theory to reality in her clients' businesses.

Professional Activities

American Bar Association

Pennsylvania Bar Association

International Trademark Association (INTA)

Recognition & Accomplishments

The Best Lawyers in America, copyright law, intellectual property litigation, patent law, trademark law, and patent litigation, 2008-2020

Outstanding Volunteer of the Year by Philadelphia Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts, a nonprofit legal services organization that provides pro bono legal assistance, educational programs, and business counseling to artists and cultural organizations, 2004


Jamie has written numerous articles on intellectual property issues for trade publications and journals. Recent alerts she has co-authored include:

"Second Circuit Affirms Fair Use in Google Books Decision," Ballard Spahr alert, October 16, 2015

"Congress's 'Regulatory Objectives' for Copyright Law Prevail in Supreme Court's Aereo Holding," Ballard Spahr alert, June 25, 2014

"Third Circuit Clarifies Time Limits for Joint Authorship Copyright Claims, and Bars District Courts from Canceling Copyright Registrations," Ballard Spahr alert, January 31, 2014

Speaking Engagements

Jamie lectures frequently on intellectual property topics.

Community Activities

Serves as Secretary of Mural Arts Advocates, the nonprofit that supports the City of Philadelphia's Mural Arts Program

Board Memberships

Copyright Society of the U.S.A., past Trustee and past Chair of Philadelphia Chapter

University of Michigan Law School (J.D. 1982)

Brown University (A.B. 1974)