Jennifer A. Golinveaux

Jennifer Golinveaux is an intellectual property litigator who has been instrumental in obtaining some of the most influential decisions affecting Internet and technology law. Ms. Golinveaux has been recognized in Legal 500 (2013-2014) for copyright litigation and is listed in the 2014 and 2015 Best Lawyers in America for her work in media law. She has also been repeatedly named as among the world’s leading trademark practitioners for both litigation and prosecution by the World Trademark Review (2011-2014), in which she is described as “engaged, sharp-witted and thorough.”

As a member of the firm’s highly regarded intellectual property department, Ms. Golinveaux has represented a number of the leading Internet service providers and technology companies in cutting edge copyright and trademark cases, including eBay, Google, Microsoft, TiVo, Cisco and Veoh among others. Her representation of Veoh in several cases involving application of the safe harbor provision of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) helped to define the contours of DMCA safe harbor.

Significant representations include:

UMG Recordings, Inc. v. Veoh Networks, Inc., 620 F. Supp. 2d 1081 (C.D. Cal. 2008) and 665 F. Supp. 2d 1099 (C.D. Cal. Sept. 11, 2009); UMG Recordings, Inc. v. Veoh Networks, Inc., 718 F.3d 1006 (9th Cir. 2013)
Represented Veoh Networks in obtaining summary judgment for Veoh regarding its entitlement to safe harbor from plaintiff’s claims of direct and indirect copyright infringement under Section 512(c) of the DMCA. Both decisions affirmed on appeal.
Represented a prominent electronic components manufacturer in successfully obtaining a TRO and preliminary injunction in patent litigation over screen protectors.
Represented Bare Escentuals Beauty, Inc. in a number of trademark and false advertising litigations in the Northern District of California.
Perfect 10, Inc. v. Amazon.com, Inc., 508 F.3d 1146 (9th Cir. 2007)
Obtained a ruling holding that Google’s use of framing and hyperlinking was a fair use.
Veoh Networks in Io Group, Inc. v. Veoh Networks, Inc., 586 F.Supp.2d 1132 (N.D. Cal. Aug. 27, 2008)
Obtained summary judgment for Veoh regarding its entitlement to safe harbor from plaintiff’s claims of direct and indirect copyright infringement under Section 512(c) of the DMCA.
Represented a well-known individual as plaintiff in case involving claims of trademark infringement, right of publicity, and cybersquatting, and resulting in recovery of key domain names.
Represented a technology company in in rem action under the Anti-cybersquatting Consumer Protection Act, resulting in recovery of key domain names.
Represented Clearplay Inc. in litigation involving cutting edge copyright and trademark claims challenging Clearplay’s distribution of DVD player control software.
Represented eBay, Inc. in copyright and trademark infringement and DMCA litigations in the Northern District and Central District of California.
Garden of Life, Inc. v. Letzer, 318 F. Supp. 2d 946 (C.D. Cal. 2004)
Represented prevailing plaintiff in, granting injunctive relief in connection with the defendants’ cybersquatting and trademark infringement.

She received a B.A. in English with Honors from Barnard College at Columbia University in 1995 and a J.D., cum laude, from the University of San Francisco School of Law in 1999, where she was articles editor for the University of San Francisco School of Law Review.
Activities

Ms. Golinveaux is a member of the International Trademark Association (INTA) and a member of INTA's Enforcement Matters Subcommittee, the Copyright Society of the U.S.A., the International Association of Privacy Professionals, and a former member of the Board of Directors of the Bar Association of San Francisco Foundation.

Good to know

Areas of Practice 1) Advertising, 2) Consumer Protection, 3) and Entertainment Disputes, 4) Advertising, 5) Promotions & New Media Counseling and Transactions, 6) Brand Enforcement/ Trademark Litigation, 7) Class Actions, 8) Complex Commercial Litigation and 9) Copyright Infringement Litigation
Law School San Francisco Law School, J.D., 1999
Admitted Year 1999
Education Columbia University, B.A., 1995
Bar Member / Association California State Bar Association
Most recent firm Winston & Strawn LLP
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