Jack Wheat ('79) named Louisville Litigation IP Lawyer of the Year for 2016
The Best Lawyers in America, a peer-review publication in the legal profession, has named attorney Jack Wheat, a 1979 Brandeis School of Law graduate, as a "Lawyer of the Year" for 2016. Specifically, Wheat was named as Louisville Litigation - Intellectual Property Lawyer of the Year.
He also received the "Lawyer of the Year" honor in 2015 for Trademark Law in the Louisville area.
Only one lawyer in each high-profile legal specialty in large legal communities is honored as the "Lawyer of the Year."
Wheat is a Member (Partner) of Stites & Harbison in its Intellectual Property & Technology Service Group. His primary practice area is the litigation of trademark, copyright and patent infringements. He has served as lead counsel in infringement litigation in approximately 30 states. The remainder of his practice focuses on trademark selection, clearance, registration and maintenance.