Insights: News Releases Kilpatrick Townsend’s Jenn Deal Named to the Atlanta Volunteer Lawyers Foundation’s Junior Board
ATLANTA (January 14) -- Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton announced today that attorney Jennifer Fairbairn Deal has been named to the Atlanta Volunteer Lawyers Foundation’s (AVLF) Junior Board. She will succeed Kilpatrick Townsend’s Jared Welsh, who has served on the board since its inception nearly four years ago.
The Atlanta Volunteer Lawyers Foundation was created in 1979 through the joint efforts of the Atlanta Legal Aid Society, the Atlanta Bar Association, the Atlanta Council of Younger Lawyers, and the Gate City Bar Association to offer lawyers an opportunity to provide civil legal representation for the poor. Since then, AVLF has provided representation for indigent clients through the efforts of volunteer private attorneys, its student clinical program, and various outreach programs. AVLF develops and coordinates programs that provide legal representation, education and advocacy for at-risk, low income individuals by tapping the enthusiasm and commitment of volunteer legal professionals to address the unmet civil legal needs in the Atlanta community.
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Ms. 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 1-800-FLOWERS, Inc., AT&T, Chrysler Group LLC, 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 intellectual property disputes in federal district courts across the nation, as well as before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board. She also has experience handling UDRP proceedings to recover domain names for clients.
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. She has successfully represented numerous victims of domestic violence in obtaining 12-month protective orders.
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