Jessica C. Engler CIPP/US

Jessica C. Engler CIPP/US

Kean Miller LLP
  • Intellectual Property, Construction Law
  • Louisiana, U.S.P.T.O.
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Jessica Engler, CIPP/US, is an associate in the New Orleans office of Kean Miller. She joined the firm in 2013 and practices in the intellectual property, construction, and data security groups. Jessica has experience in the many aspects of intellectual property including patents, trademarks, trade secrets, trade dress, and copyrights.

Jessica’s experience in intellectual property matters spans a wide range of technologies including electronic devices, medical devices, electric power protection, and construction materials. As a registered patent attorney, Jessica drafts, files, and prosecutes patents before the United States Patent and Trademark Office in various technologies and industries including electronics and circuit design, power systems designs, medical devices, manufacturing, and consumer and industrial products. In addition to the experience in filing and prosecuting applications to obtain intellectual property rights, she has experience in drafting assignment and licensing agreements concerning the various intellectual property rights.

Jessica’s technical background is also utilized in her data security practice, where she advises clients on data breaches and privacy-related legal challenges. She assists clients in responding to breaches, evaluating corporate compliance, assessing prevention strategies, performing third party vendor risk assessments, and creating incident management plans. Jessica also defends clients that are threatened with litigation after a breach.

Jessica has also assisted with the litigation of building defect claims and payment disputes, defense of professionals before LAPELS, public bid protests, and evaluation of construction contracts. She is experienced in mediation and arbitration, including international arbitration.

Jessica has been awarded the ANSI-accredited Certified Information Privacy Professional for the U.S. Private Sector (CIPP/US) designation by the International Association of Privacy Professionals.

Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University
Louisiana State University
B.S. | Electrical Engineering
Professional Experience
Registered Patent Attorney / Associate Attorney
Kean Miller LLP
- Current
Research Assistant to Professor Melissa T. Lonegrass
Paul M. Hebert Law Center at Louisiana State University
Law Clerk
Kean Miller
Summer Associate
Galloway, Johnson, Tompkins, Burr & Smith, A PLC
Articles & Publications
Crossroads of Technology & Law, April 20, 2017
Data Breach Notification 2.0: Updates to Louisiana's Breach Notification Laws, Kean Miller Hospitality Forum, New Orleans, October 2018
Eastern District of Louisiana: Total Work Stoppage Not Necessary for Eichleay Recovery of Extended Home Office Overhead, Louisiana Law Blog, December 28, 2017
Information Security, Data Privacy and Liability Issues, Business Attorney's Guide to Information Technology for the National Business Institute, New Orleans, Louisiana, December 18, 2017
Louisiana Governor Signs Significant Changes to Louisiana's Database Security Breach Notification Law, Louisiana Law Blog, May 29, 2018
New Canadian Breach Notification and Reporting Requirements are Now in Effect, Louisiana Law Blog, November 12, 2018
Standing on Shaky Ground: Methods Used By and Roadblocks Facing Data Breach Litigation Plaintiffs, Kean Miller Business Briefing, April 28, 2017
The Defend Trade Secrets Act at Year One, In-House Quarterly (DRI), Fall 2017
Unwelcome "Walk-Ins": Data Security Concerns for Hotels, HFTP New Orleans Chapter Meeting, February 15, 2017
Using Social Media Influencers or Employees to Tout Your Business? Make Sure They Follow the Rules, Louisiana Law Blog, December 26, 2018
ANSI-accredited Certified Information Privacy Professional for the U.S. Private Sector (CIPP/US)
International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) in
Professional Associations
Baton Rouge Bar Association
Louisiana State Bar Association
American Bar Association
Federal Bar Association
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel (LADC)
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
5th Circuit
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Louisiana
U.S. District Court, Middle District of Louisiana
U.S. District Court, Western District of Louisiana
Practice Areas
  • Intellectual Property
  • Construction Law
Additional Practice Area
  • Utilities Regulation
  • English
Social Media
Websites & Blogs
Jessica Engler's Website Profile
Kean Miller LLP Website
Louisiana Law Blog
Contact & Map
Kean Miller LLP
Baton Rouge, Downtown
400 Convention St
#700 P. O. Box 3513 (70821-3513)
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Telephone: (225) 387-0999
Cell: (225) 382-3428
Fax: (225) 388-9133