Jessica Franken

Marquette University

Contact Details

Marquette University
Milwaukee, WI


Jessica is a partner with Quarles & Brady and is an experienced IP and commercial transactions lawyer who works with companies to protect, commercialize and acquire intellectual property. She has negotiated a wide variety of technology-related agreements, including software, patent and trademark licenses, e-commerce agreements, consulting agreements, and joint development agreements. She regularly advises clients on issues faced when providing or obtaining cloud-based services, such as privacy policies, terms of use, terms of service and data security.

Jessica spent over ten years of her career working inside corporations. During her time as in-house counsel with Honeywell in the Industrial Automation and Control Division, she negotiated international transactions, license agreements, supply agreements, managed the division’s import and export control function and helped form an international standards group. Since returning to private practice, she has worked with start-ups and established companies in the technology, healthcare, and manufacturing industries. Jessica is passionate about providing practical, business-oriented advice that helps meet the business objectives of the clients with which she works.

Area of Law

  • E-Commerce
  • General Computer/Technology Law
  • Licensing/Contracts