Gertner Mandel, LLC

Gertner Mandel, LLC

At Gertner Mandel, LLC, we are dedicated to providing the highest caliber legal services to our clients.

Firm Overview

Each attorney at our firm possesses extensive experience handling cases in specific areas of law. Their focus and dedication have allowed our firm to successfully handle a wide variety of legal matters for individuals and businesses throughout New Jersey, including:
-Intellectual property
-Business planning
-Commercial real estate
-Residential real estate
-Estate planning and administration

It is this commitment to excellence that has led clients throughout the United States to choose our firm to represent their interests in state and federal court. Our firm also maintains an international intellectual property practice, representing foreign nationals and international companies with business dealings in America and U.S. companies needing legal services overseas.

Dedicated to serving the community
Our firm has a long-standing tradition of furnishing legal services to the people of Ocean and Monmouth counties. With deep roots in the areas, our lawyers take pride in being able to help the members of their community. With more than 100 years of collective experience at your service, our attorneys have the dedication, experience and skill to help you secure the best possible results.

Knowledge. Integrity. Results.
If you need an experienced attorney to handle your case, call Gertner Mandel, LLC today at 732.363.3333 or feel free to contact the firm online to schedule an initial consultation. Our offices are centrally located in Jackson, New Jersey, on East Veterans Highway, only minutes from the Ocean County and Monmouth County Superior Courts, as well as the New Jersey Federal Courthouses in Trenton, Camden and Newark. For our clients convenience, we also maintain a satellite office (by appointment only) in Wall Township, just off the Garden State Parkway. Our firm represents clients throughout the United States, focusing its efforts in New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania.

Main Office

Main Office
1215 East Veterans Highway
Jackson NJ 08527






Office Information

Intellectual Property

Intellectual Property Legal Services

-Evaluate protectability.
-Search for availability.
-File and prosecute applications in the United States and abroad.
-Monitor and maintain registrations.
-Counsel on: proper trademark usage, trade dress, counterfeiting, parallel imports.
-Negotiate and draft license agreements.
-Litigate in Federal and State courts and before U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

-Evaluate copyrightability.
-Conduct copyright searches.
-File and prosecute applications.
-Counsel on proper copyright usage.
-Negotiate and draft license agreements.
-Litigate in Federal Court.

Patent Services
-Evaluate patentability.
-Search for patentability.
-File and prosecute applications in the United States and abroad.
-Monitor and maintain issued patents.
-Counsel on infringement.
-Negotiate and draft license agreements.
-Litigate in Federal Court.

Trade Secrets
Trade Secret protection can sometimes be used as an alternate to patent protection. When you apply for a patent, you are required to publicly disclose your invention. Trade Secrets are secret and never disclosed. However, unlike patents, trade secrets cannot be enforced against competitors who independently develop the same or similar technology.

Other Services pertaining to Intellectual Property
arketing and Advertising

-Counsel on trade secrets, trade dress and product design, merchandising, advertising and unfair competition.
-Litigate in Federal and State Courts.
-Mergers and Acquisitions

-Conduct due diligence and investigate status of patents, trademarks and copyrights.
-Counsel on brand valuations.
-Draft and record transfer documents.
-Review intellectual property provisions of acquisition agreements.

Ross D. Gertner

Gertner Mandel, LLC

Ross Gertner is an accomplished attorney with more than 30 years of experience practicing law in New Jersey. He currently focuses his practice on commercial and residential real estate, business law, business planning, mergers and acquisitions, estate administration and estate planning matters.

Mr. Gertner has served as general outside counsel to the Clayton Companies for more than 20 years. The firm of Gertner Mandel & Peslak, LLC continues to serve in that capacity. Mr. Gertner also sits on several charitable boards, including the Ocean County College Foundation Board, the Kimball Medical Center Foundation Board, the Board of Trustees of Beth Am Shalom and the Executive Board of the Jewish Federation of Ocean County, presently serving as treasurer.

Mr. Gertner is admitted to practice in all New Jersey state and federal courts, as well as the United States Tax Court. He is a current member of the Ocean County, New Jersey State and American Bar Associations.


New York University
Juris Doctorate,