Jonathan Fountain is Of Counsel with the firm’s Intellectual Property and Commercial Litigation Practice Groups. He litigates complex domestic and international trademark, rights of publicity, copyright, trade secret, patent, and business disputes in the federal and state courts. He has appeared in more than 100 cases in the United States District Court for the District of Nevada since 2006 and is often called upon to act as lead, co-lead, or local counsel in the most sophisticated intellectual property disputes litigated in Nevada. Jonathan has successfully obtained orders to seize counterfeit goods at Nevada trade shows such as CES, SEMA, the National Hardware Show, and MAGIC. He represents hotels, casinos, production companies, architects, design firms, artists, and software developers in copyright infringement litigation. In addition, Jonathan prosecutes and defends cybersquatting actions and related Internet disputes including those involving social media, such as Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.
Prior to joining Lewis Roca Rothgerber, Jonathan was an Associate in the Commercial Litigation Practice Group at the international law firm Miller, Canfield, Paddock and Stone in Detroit, Michigan.
While in law school, Jonathan was a member of the Native American Law Students Association, an associate and an executive editor of the Michigan Journal of Race & Law, a research assistant to Professor Paul H. Robinson, and a recipient of the “Best Paper” award in Professor William R. Jentes’ complex litigation seminar.