James A. Trigg

James Trigg practices in the areas of trademark, copyright and entertainment law. His intellectual property experience includes litigation, licensing, trademark prosecution, and general trademark and copyright counseling. His practice has developed a particular focus on copyright and trademark issues arising in the context of the Internet, including matters implicating the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, domain name disputes and social media. Mr.Trigg has represented major companies, as well as recording artists, in music copyright litigation, and he also has advised an array of entertainers and creators on domestic and international trademark and branding issues. A former professional musician, Mr. Trigg regularly draws on this background when litigating music copyright cases and in negotiating licenses both for artists and for parties desiring to use musical works in advertising and in other contexts.

Mr. Trigg was named by The Legal 500 as a “Top Regional Copyright Lawyer” in 2007 and he was recommended by Legal 500 US in the area of Copyright in 2014 and the three years immediately preceding. Mr. Trigg was recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® for Intellectual Property Law in 2015 and the four years immediately preceding. He was also named a 2013 "Atlanta Lawyer of the Year" in the area of Copyright Law by The Best Lawyers in America®. Mr. Trigg was recognized as a Georgia "Super Lawyer" in the area of Intellectual Property in 2014 and the four years immediately preceding by Super Lawyers magazine. He is listed among Georgia Trend's 2012 "Legal Elite" in the area of Entertainment/Sports Law. He was named a 2013 and 2014 "IP Star" by Managing Intellectual Property magazine. Mr. Trigg was listed in the 2014 edition of World Trademark Review 1000 – The World's Leading Trademark Professionals. He is a recipient of the 2014 Client Choice Award USA & Canada in the Intellectual Property – Copyright category for Georgia from Lexology and the International Law Office (ILO). Mr. Trigg is AV® rated by Martindale-Hubbell.

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Areas of Practice 1) Copyright, 2) Intellectual Property, 3) Trademark and 4) International Strategy
Law School University of Virginia School of Law (J.D., 1992)
Admitted Year 1992
Education Princeton University (A.B.,1988)
Bar Member / Association Alabama State Bar Association, Georgia State Bar Association, Virginia State Bar Association
Most recent firm Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP
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