Jeff Joyner

Shareholder at Greenberg Traurig LLP

Jeff Joyner

Jeff Joyner

Shareholder at Greenberg Traurig LLP

Biography

Jeff Joyner’s experience includes patent, trademark, and copyright litigation, trials, appeals, enforcement, protection and licensing. He also focuses on technology, including green technologies, entertainment, Internet and new media law.

Jeff has represented major international and domestic food and beverage companies, alternative energy and clean technology projects, electronics companies, technology companies, semi-conductor companies, medical companies, fashion designers, sports organizations, entertainment companies, media companies, consumer products companies, artists and photographers in litigation involving substantial damage claims and the development and execution of worldwide intellectual property development, acquisition, protection, compliance, enforcement, branding and licensing programs for patents, famous trademarks, trade dress and copyrighted works.

Jeff advises and is a limited partner of one of the first clean technology venture funds that includes a portfolio of solar, carbon credit management, water purification and bio pesticide companies. He also advises other ventures and companies using technologies for solar, wind, biomass, solar thermal, waste-to-energy, green building material, transportation, infrastructure and smart grid projects, among others. Jeff participates on the Green Task Force for the Los Angeles Economic Development Corporation.

In particular, he has been very active in litigating lawsuits throughout the United States involving patent infringement, trademark infringement, trade dress infringement, copyright infringement, anti-counterfeiting, reverse confusion, dilution, unfair competition, contractual disputes, licensing disputes, domain name disputes and right of publicity. By drawing on his wide-ranging experience in intellectual property litigation and trials, Jeff has enforced such judgments against both U.S. and foreign defendants, including, but not limited to, judgments reaching nine figures by way of settlement, jury verdict, default judgment and summary judgment.

He also represents individuals and companies before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office in the enforcement and protection of their trademark rights. Jeff has advised companies in connection with the drafting of license agreements and marketing agreements.

Jeff has also advised entertainment production companies and talent, including directors, writers, actors, songwriters and music composers in connection with motion pictures and television series that have been produced, distributed or are scheduled to begin production. He has also advised songwriters and composers in connection with publishing agreements with large music publishers.

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Shareholder & Chair, Los Angeles Corporate & Securities Practice at Greenberg Traurig LLP

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Chair, Global Trademarks & Brand Management Group at Greenberg Traurig LLP

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Former President & Chief Executive Officer at Greenberg Traurig LLP

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Chief Executive Officer & Director at Greenberg Traurig LLP

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Director at FogChain Corp.

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Shareholder & Co-Chair, Hospitality Group at Greenberg Traurig LLP

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Jeff Joyner
Shareholder at Greenberg Traurig LLP
Education
J.D., cum laude
Class of 1995

Southwestern Law School (formerly known as Southwestern University School of Law and Southwestern College of Law) is a private, ABA-accredited law school located in Mid-Wilshire, Los Angeles, in the U.S. state of California, with about 1,000 students. Its campus includes the Bullocks Wilshire building, an art deco National Register of Historic Places landmark built in 1929. Southwestern is an independent law school with no affiliation to any undergraduate university. It has been an American Bar Association approved law school since 1970.

B.S.
Class of 1989

The George Washington University actively engages Washington, D.C., and the world. Their location in the heart of Washington places them at the core of U.S. government, policy and law. They sit where the worlds of science, technology, media and the arts converge. Their students and faculty have the unparalleled opportunity to study and work alongside leaders and practitioners in every discipline, to take part in the interchanges that shape our community and the world. The George Washington University was created in 1821 through an Act of Congress, fulfilling George Washington’s vision of an institution in the nation’s capital dedicated to educating and preparing future leaders. Today, GW is the largest institution of higher education in the District of Columbia. They have more than 20,000 students—from all 50 states, the District and more than 130 countries—studying a rich range of disciplines: from forensic science and creative writing to international affairs and computer engineering, as well as medicine, public health, the law and public policy. GW comprises three campuses—Foggy Bottom and Mount Vernon in Washington, D.C., and the GW Virginia Science and Technology Campus in Ashburn, Va.—as well as several graduate education centers in the metropolitan area and Hampton Roads, Va.

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American Bar Association provides legal services. It provides law school accreditation, continuing legal education, legal information and other services to assist legal professionals. The firm has members which include judges, court administrators, law professors, and non-practicing attorneys. The company was founded on August 21, 1878 and is headquartered in Chicago, IL.

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The International Bar Association (IBA), established in 1947, is the world's leading organization of international legal practitioners, bar associations and law societies. The IBA influences the development of international law reform and shapes the future of the legal profession throughout the world. It has a membership of more than 50,000 individual lawyers and over 200 bar associations and law societies spanning all continents. it has a considerable expertise in providing assistance to the global legal community.

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The International Trademark Association (INTA) is a global association of trademark owners and professionals dedicated to supporting trademarks and related intellectual property in order to protect consumers and to promote fair and effective commerce. The not-for-profit Association was founded in 1878 by 17 merchants and manufacturers who saw a need for an organization “to protect and promote the rights of trademark owners, to secure useful legislation and to give aid and encouragement to all efforts for the advancement and observance of trademark rights.” Today, more than 6,000 trademark owners, professionals and academics from more than 190 countries make INTA a powerful network of powerful brands. Members of INTA find true value in the Association’s global trademark research, policy development and education and training. Headquartered in New York City, INTA also has offices in Shanghai, Brussels and Washington DC and representatives in Geneva and Mumbai.

Career History
Shareholder
Current

Greenberg Traurig, LLP is an international, multi-practice law firm with approximately 1750 attorneys serving clients from 36 offices in the United States, Latin America, Europe, the Middle East and Asia. Greenberg Traurig is among the Top 10 law firms on The National Law Journal's 2013 NLJ 350, an annual ranking of the largest firms in the U.S.

Judicial Extern
Prior

The United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit (in case citations, 9th Cir.) is a U.S. Federal court with appellate jurisdiction over the district courts in the following districts: District of Alaska District of Arizona Central District of California Eastern District of California Northern District of California Southern District of California District of Hawaii District of Idaho District of Montana District of Nevada District of Oregon Eastern District of Washington Western District of Washington It also has appellate jurisdiction over the following territorial courts: District of Guam District of the Northern Mariana Islands.

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