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Jon focuses his practice on intellectual property litigation including restrictive covenants and related employment law. Jon also handles trademark prosecution and commercial litigation. Jon works with a variety of clients including technology, telecommunication, and e-cigarette.


Prior to joining the firm, Jon worked as an Assistant State Attorney for the Miami-Dade State Attorney’s Office in the 11th Judicial Circuit. While at the State Attorney’s Office, Jon was a courtroom training advisor. Jon handled over 50 trials, including both jury and bench trials at the felony and misdemeanor levels.


Jon earned his undergraduate degree, cum laude, from the University of Florida. Jon earned his law degree from the University of Florida School of Law. While attending law school, he interned at Feldman Gale, a boutique intellectual property law firm, before going on to clerk for U.S. Magistrate Judge John J. O’Sullivan. During law school, Jon also served as a certified legal intern for the Miami-Dade State Attorney’s Office. 



Defended Blu Products, the largest seller of unlocked smartphones, against claims brought by Blackberry involving 15 patents and over 184 claims relating to the Android operating system and smartphones. After taking the case over, we obtained a continuance, and then filed a Motion to Stay based upon 4 pending IPRs, while working on 11 others. After the court granted a stay, the case settled favorably. 


Defended Blu Products, the largest seller of unlocked smartphones, in ITC proceeding on 5 SEP patents relating to smartphones. Filed suit in the Eastern District of Texas against LG claiming that it breached its obligations under ETSI to provide reasonable license under the patents and sought injunctive relief to prevent enforcement of the ITC exclusion order.  The case settled one week prior to our Motion for Preliminary Injunction in Texas.

Defended Blu Products, the largest seller of unlocked smartphones, against injunction claims brought by Ericsson in Brazil. Negotiated favorable worldwide license.


Egnyte hired seven employees from Citrix in North Carolina to work remotely and filed suit in state court in California both for declaratory relief and damages under California Bus. and Prof. Code 17200. Citrix then filed for injunctive relief in Florida state court against Egnyte and the seven former employees. We successfully moved to stay/abate the second filed Florida case. After the stay was lifted, we moved to dismiss the Florida case for lack of jurisdiction. The lower court denied the motion, but was reversed by the appellate court.  After 11 months of no injunction, the case settled favorably for our clients.   


Represented Alliant Insurance Services, a commercial insurance brokerage, and three of its new employees, who were previously employed by Wells Fargo, in multiple actions in Georgia and Florida to invalidate non-disclosure and non-compete covenants. We sued to invalidate the covenants in Georgia and Wells Fargo sued in Florida to enforce the covenants. The matter settled on favorable terms for our clients.




Trademark & Brand

Trade Secrets, Restrictive Covenants, and Computer Abuse

Entertainment Law

Copyright & Content




Food & Beverage



  • University of Florida School of Law, J.D., 2013
  • University of Florida, B.A., cum laude, 2010



America's Top 50 Lawyers - Intellectual Property - Florida - 2022

Best Lawyers in America "Ones to Watch"  2021-2023



  • Florida



U.S. Magistrate Judge John J. O’Sullivan, U.S. District Court -- Southern District of Florida



American Bar Association

Broward County Bar Association




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(305) 397-0819



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Jonathan E. Gale - America's Top 50 Lawyers - Intellectual Property - Florida

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