• Biography

    Jennifer Lantz is a partner in the Palo Alto office of Haynes and Boone. She has more than twenty years of experience helping clients at all stages protect their brands and other IP. Jennifer focuses on helping companies develop their brands through enforcement policies, clearing their marks for use, registering marks in the U.S. and abroad, commercializing marks through licenses and merchandising agreements, assessing infringement risks, enforcing their trademark rights against others and defending them against allegations of infringement. Ranked among the top trademark lawyers in California in World Trademark Review (WTR) 1000, Globe Business Publishing Ltd., 2015-2018, Jennifer represents clients of all sizes – from new startups to multinationals.

    In addition to her prosecution and counseling practice, Jennifer has an active trademark litigation practice in federal courts around the country. She has obtained preliminary injunctions on behalf of a number of trademark clients, and has also successfully defended against preliminary injunctions. Jennifer also has litigated other significant and complex intellectual property and business disputes for clients, including patent, trade secret, right of publicity, copyright, licensing, and contract disputes. Jennifer has also litigated numerous section 337 matters in the International Trade Commission.

    Jennifer handles opposition and cancellation proceedings in the United States Patent and Trademark Office and regularly counsels clients regarding domain name issues and trademark issues in social media. She has also spearheaded enforcement campaigns in the United States and overseas for clients in industries where counterfeiting and knock-offs are prevalent.

  • Education and Clerkships

    • J.D., University of Georgia School of Law, , cum laude
    • B.A., University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, , with honors
  • Admissions

    • California
    • Georgia
    • Massachusetts
  • Court Admissions

    • United States Supreme Court
    • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
    • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
    • U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit
    • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California
    • U.S. District Court for the Central District of California
    • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California
    • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California
    • U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts