Todd E. Jones

Partner

Atlanta, Georgia

Todd Jones serves as chair of Taylor English’s Litigation and Dispute Resolution Department and focuses his practice on intellectual property and other commercial disputes. Mr. Jones has handled to successful resolution cases across the country involving patents, trademarks, copyrights, trade secrets, false advertising, computer software, and e-commerce issues, as well as all manner of contract disputes. His representations have run the gamut of industry types, from airlines, technology companies, laboratories, restaurants, and manufacturers to retailers, educational companies, hospitals, and accounting firms. He has litigated disputes involving numerous and varied product types, including water and energy meters, medical devices, carpets, package assemblies, beauty products, digital signage, heavy equipment, beverages, and three-dimensional technology.

Mr. Jones also has extensive experience with various forms of alternative dispute resolution and was a critical part of a team that represented a Fortune 100 company in its groundbreaking National Discovery Counsel program.

Prior to joining Taylor English, Mr. Jones practiced law at one of Atlanta’s oldest and largest law firms, where he was a partner. He is married and has three adult children, plus an increasing number of grandchildren. In his spare time, he enjoys writing and playing an occasional round of high-handicap golf.

Affiliations

  • Atlanta Bar Association, 1994-present
  • Holy Spirit Church, Member
  • Rotary Club of Atlanta West End, 1996-present, President, 2002-2003
  • Intellectual Property Owners Association
  • State Bar of Georgia, Intellectual Property Law Section, 1994-present
  • State Bar of Georgia, Intellectual Property Law Section, Litigation Committee, 2014-present

Recognitions

  • 2013 Top Rated Lawyer in Intellectual Property published by Corporate Counsel and The American Lawyer
  • The Best Lawyers in America®, 2017-2022
  • Georgia Super Lawyers, 2015-2022
  • Georgia Trend’s Legal Elite, 2010, General Practice, 2016, Trial Law, 2016
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated

Practice Areas

  • Arbitration and Mediation
  • Business Torts and Commercial Contract Disputes
  • Intellectual Property – Patent
  • Intellectual Property – Trademark
  • IP Litigation
  • Manufacturing
  • Retail
  • Technology

Education

  • Yale University Law School, JD, 1984
  • Vanderbilt University, BA, summa cum laude, 1981

Bar Admissions

  • Georgia

Courts

  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the 3rd Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Central District of Illinois
  • U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Georgia
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia