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Jerre B. Swann, Jr.

Of Counsel

Atlanta, GA
404-724-2831
swann@fr.com
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Background

Jerre B. Swann is Of Counsel in the Atlanta office of Fish & Richardson. His practice includes all aspects of trademark law, including global portfolio prosecution and counseling, enforcement, and litigation.  He has extensive experience handling opposition and cancellation proceedings before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB) and has appeared in state and federal court on trademark and copyright infringement actions. Mr. Swann has also performed several copyright analysis projects related to IP audits and litigation matters.

Furthermore, Mr. Swann counsels clients regarding licensing of intellectual property, including software, trademarks, and copyrights. He has also represented clients in domain name disputes under the Anticybersquatting Consumer Protection Act (ACPA). 

Education

J.D., University of Georgia School of Law 1995
Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Intellectual Property Law


M.B.A., University of Georgia 1992


B.S., Presbyterian College 1989
cum laude

Admissions

  • Georgia 1998
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit

Memberships & Affiliations

​Member, Georgia Bar Journal Editorial Board, 1999-2003.

Other Distinctions

Awards

Recognized in Who’s Who Legal Trademarks: Lawyers (2016).​

Publication

"Uniform Rapid Suspension—the first 100 decisions and an economic analysis," World Trademark Review Online Brand Enforcement Guide, 2015.

Note, Protecting Intellectual Property Rights Within Horizontal Exchange Relationships, 2 J. Intell. Prop. L. 363 (1994).

Presentation

"It’s Kickoff Time! Protecting Your Trademarks in the New Generic Top-Level Domain Names," Bloomberg BNA Webinar, September 18, 2013.

"Hot Topics in Intellectual Property," Daily Report’s In-House Counsel CLE Seminar, July 25, 2013.

"Against Trademark Lawyer Advice? The Risks and Rewards of Descriptive Marks in an Age of Keywords and SEO," 135th International Trademark Association Annual Meeting Table Topic, May 4, 2013.

"Don’t Panic! A Trademark Owner’s Guide to the New Top-Level Generic Domain Names and the Trademark Clearinghouse," Fish Webinar, April 4, 2013.

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