ALUMNI UPDATE: Goins to serve as adjunct law professor
Jonathan Goins, a 1999 graduate of the McConnell Scholars Program, will serve as an adjunct professor for intellectual property-related courses at Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School.
Beginning in the summer of 2012, Jonathan Goins will serve as an adjunct professor for intellectual property-related courses with Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School. His first lecture will be on the school’s copyright law course. The school’s enrollment totals approximately 740 students.
Goins is a 1999 graduate of the McConnell Scholars Program.
He is currently a partner with expertise in the intellectual property practice areas of trademarks, copyrights and trade secrets at Gonzalez Saggio & Harlan LLP in Atlanta, Georgia. He has represented Fortune 500, mid-sized and start‐up companies in litigating intellectual property disputes; managing trademark prosecution and enforcement matters; resolving Internet issues related to trademarks, domain names and copyrights; and negotiating a wide variety of agreements involving IP rights. He has also advices professional athletes, sports agents, authors, commentators and artists in matters involving intellectual property.
Goins has been selected for Atlanta Business Chronicle’s Top 40 Under 40 Up & Comers (2010), Outstanding Atlanta (2008) and State Bar of Georgia’s Leadership Academy (2008). He has served as Chair of the State Bar of Georgia’s IP Committee (2009-2011) and as board member for organizations such as the Boy Scouts of America-Atlanta Area Council’s Whitney M. Young Annual Banquet (2011) and the State Bar of Georgia’s Diversity Program (2007-2012). Mr. Goins was a judicial law clerk to the Honorable Inez Smith Reid of the D.C. Court of Appeals.