Jason Joyal

Partner at Kelly IP

Jason Joyal focuses his practice on complex trademark, trade dress, copyright, false advertising and unfair competition litigation. He has represented clients in diverse industries in federal courts throughout the country, and routinely before the US Patent and Trademark Office’s Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB).

Mr Joyal routinely guides the firm’s clients through all phases of litigation, including the initial pleading stage, strategic use of pre-trial discovery, preservation and collection of electronically stored information, dispositive motions, mediations and trial. He has authored many successful briefs in federal courts and before the TTAB, and has leveraged several others into favourable and cost-effective resolutions. Mr Joyal also regularly counsels the firm’s clients on trademark prosecutions and enforcement proceedings, and has experience advising and representing insurers on matters involving IP insurance coverage and advertising injury claims.

Before joining Kelly IP, Mr Joyal gained significant IP litigation experience in both the Los Angeles and Washington DC offices of an international law firm. Prior to that, he served as a judicial law clerk in the US District Court for the Central District of California. While clerking in one of the country’s busiest federal district courts, Mr Joyal performed extensive legal research and analysis in several Lanham Act and Copyright Act matters, and drafted hundreds of judicial orders and published opinions.

Mr Joyal’s peers consistently recognise him as an exceptional IP attorney. He has been annually recognised as an Intellectual Property “Rising Star” by Los Angeles (2014-2015) and Washington DC (2016-2020) Super Lawyers magazines. While earning his law degree, Mr Joyal served as a staff editor for the Southwestern Law Review and was a winning oralist and writer for the Moot Court Honors Program. He also gained additional federal court experience while completing a judicial externship at the US District Court for the Central District of California.

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Kelly IP
1300 19th Street NW
Suite 300
Washington DC 20036
United States

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