Jonathan Schmig

Jonathan Schmig is a graduate of Indiana University Maurer School of Law. He was raised in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and obtained bachelor degrees in History and Asian Languages & Literatures from the University of Minnesota. His primary area of focus is intellectual property. You can connect with Jonathan on LinkedIn at


Trademark Battles Brewing Between Craft Beer Makers

April 16, 2015

A recent trademark dispute over a craft beer name has shined a light on a number of important legal issues facing small breweries in the U.S. Seattle-based microbrewery Peddler Brewing Company...

Amazon’s New Patent Will Be Watching You

April 10, 2015

For months now, rumors of e-retail giant Amazon’s plans for a brick-and-mortar initiative have been murmured throughout the retailing world. Amazon was supposed to have opened a store in Manhattan...

Apple Patents a New People-Tracker

March 30, 2015

The U.S. Patent Office has just issued Apple a new patent over a process that let’s you track another person’s journey. Apple already has a feature that lets you find your...

Starting a Band? Register a Trademark ASAP

March 26, 2015

If you’re starting a band—or thinking of starting a band—chances are that red tape and potential legal hindrances are the last thing on your mind. After all, music is about...