Jenn Deal focuses her practice on intellectual property litigation, including cases involving trademarks and trade dress, unfair competition, false advertising, licensing agreements, and internet disputes. Representative clients in litigated matters include 1-800-FLOWERS, Inc., AT&T, Chicago Cubs Baseball Club, Cox Communications, Inc., Energizer, Engineered Arresting Systems Corporation, E.I. du Pont De Nemours and Company, FCA, LLC (formerly known as Chrysler Group LLC), Flowers Bakeries, Formula One, Georgia Pacific Consumer Products LP, Johnson Controls Battery Group, Inc., Major League Baseball Properties, Inc., Oldcastle Retail, Inc., The Collegiate Licensing Company, and Zoetis, Inc. Ms. Deal has significant experience representing clients in intellectual property disputes in federal district courts across the nation, as well as before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board including experience in successfully obtaining and enforcing temporary and preliminary injunctive relief in trademark and anti-counterfeiting matters. Ms. Deal also advises clients on issues related to enforcement of their trademarks.

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 victims of domestic violence in obtaining 12-month protective orders.

Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Deal spent two years clerking for the Honorable J. Owen Forrester, Senior Judge, United States District Court, Northern District of Georgia.

Ms. Deal was recognized in 2017 as a Georgia "Rising Star" for Intellectual Property Litigation by Super Lawyers magazine and was selected to be a member of the Georgia Association of Women Lawyer’s 2017 Leadership Academy.

Professional & Community Activities

State Bar of Georgia, Intellectual Property Law Section, Member

Atlanta Volunteer Lawyers Foundation, Junior Board of Directors, Member

Georgia Association of Women Lawyers Board, Leadership Chair

Logan E. Bleckley Inn of Court, Barrister

Back on My Feet, Non-resident Member

Kilpatrick Townsend Volunteer Council, Member

Education

  • Emory University School of Law, J.D. (2009)
    First Honor Graduate, with high honors, Order of the Coif, Dean’s Award of Achievement in Criminal Law, Evidence, Entertainment Law, Legal Profession, Products Liability, and Trademark, Emory Law Journal – Thrower Symposium Editor
  • Valdosta State University, B.A., Criminal Justice (2006)
    summa cum laude

Bar Admissions

  • Georgia (2009)

Admissions

  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia (2011)
  • Georgia Superior Court (2009)

Who We Are

Suite 2800, 1100 Peachtree Street NE
Atlanta, GA, 30309-4528
USA
t +1 404.745.2536
f +1 404.541.3379

Jennifer Fairbairn Deal

Experience Highlights

Trademark enforcement services for a leading footwear and apparel manufacturer
Represents a leading footwear and apparel manufacturer in trademark litigation and enforcement work. more
Chrysler Group LLC v. Moda Group LLC et al.
Represented Chrysler in successfully obtaining a settlement agreement before trial in litigation involving resolution of Defendant’s improper use of more
Rubicon Communications LP v. AT&T Intellectual Prop. II, L.P., et al.
Represented various AT&T entities in negotiating a favorable settlement before trial in litigation involving purported breaches of a previous more
FN Herstal, S.A. v. Clyde Armory, Inc. et al
Represented FN Herstal, S.A., a Belgian firearms and weapons manufacturer in a trademark infringement case against Clyde Armory involving our more