Jennifer Fairbairn Deal
Jenn Deal focuses her practice on intellectual property litigation, including cases involving trademarks and trade dress, unfair competition, copyrights, licensing agreements, and internet disputes. Representative clients in litigated matters include Major League Baseball Properties, Chicago Cubs Baseball Club, LLC, 1-800-FLOWERS, Inc., Cox Communications, Inc., AT&T, FCA US LLC (formerly known as Chrysler Group LLC), Engineered Arresting Systems Corporation, E.I. du Pont De Nemours and Company, Flowers Bakeries, Formula One, Georgia Pacific Consumer Products LP, Johnson Controls Battery Group, Inc., Oldcastle Retail, Inc., The Collegiate Licensing Company, and U-Haul International, Inc. Ms. Deal has significant experience representing clients in disputes in federal district courts nationwide, as well as before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board. Ms. Deal also has experience handling UDRP proceedings to recover domain names for clients.
Ms. Deal was selected to participate in the 2017 Georgia Association of Women Lawyers' Leadership Academy and recognized as a 2017 Georgia "Rising Star" in the area of Intellectual Property Litigation by Super Lawyers magazine.
Ms. Deal devotes a considerable amount of time to pro bono litigation matters, namely working with the Atlanta Volunteer Lawyers Foundation’s Safe Families Initiative. Ms. Deal has successfully represented numerous domestic violence survivors in obtaining 12-month protective orders.
Prior to joining Kilpatrick Townsend, Ms. Deal spent two years clerking for the Honorable J. Owen Forrester, Senior Judge, United States District Court, Northern District of Georgia.
Professional & Community Activities:
State Bar of Georgia, Intellectual Property Law Section, Member
Georgia Association of Women Lawyers, Member
Atlanta Volunteer Lawyers Foundation, Junior Board of Directors, Member
Logan E. Bleckley Inn of Court, Barrister
Kilpatrick Townsend Volunteer Council, Member
Everybody Wins Mentor Program, Member