Brian Jarman is an associate in the Indianapolis office of Barnes & Thornburg and a member of the firm’s Intellectual Property Department. Mr. Jarman represents and counsels individuals and corporations on patent and trademark matters and domestic and foreign patent protection.
His practice focuses on patent and trademark counseling, intellectual property licensing, preparing and prosecuting domestic and international patent applications, and development and maintenance of large, complex patent portfolios. His practice also includes patent infringement and invalidity analysis, product clearance, and legal opinion work.
Mr. Jarman has experience with International (PCT), European, and Chinese patent preparation and prosecution. He has experience in coordinating patent protection strategies worldwide with an emphasis in protecting products designed and made in China and sold in the United States.
He represents large companies with significant market presence in automotive, turbine engines, juvenile safety, packaging, and plastics industries. His technical focus is on mechanical engineering, electromechanical engineering, and polymer materials.
While attending law school, Mr. Jarman was a law clerk in the firm’s Indianapolis office. Before that, he was a system design engineer for Siemens Corporation with responsibilities for design and servicing of air-handling control systems, fuel gas treatment systems, cooling towers, and power plants.
Mr. Jarman received a B.S. in mechanical engineering with a co-operative education certificate in 2005 from Purdue University School of Mechanical Engineering and his J.D. magna cum laude from Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law. He is a member Indiana Bar Association and the Indianapolis Bar Association.
Mr. Jarman is admitted to practice in the state of Indiana, as well as the U.S. District Courts for the Northern and Southern Districts of Indiana and the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.