Joshua Jones is an Associate at Reed & Scardino LLP where he is head of the firm’s trademark law practice group. Mr. Jones is an intellectual property litigator with extensive experience in trademark, copyright, and patent litigation.
Mr. Jones has broad experience in all areas of litigation including discovery, pretrial preparation, and first chair jury trial experience. Mr. Jones has also prosecuted hundreds of trademark registrations while managing the trademark portfolios of large and small companies in a range of fields from health foods to telecommunications and amusement parks. In addition, Mr. Jones has experience as lead counsel in right of publicity matters in Texas, California, Florida, and Ohio. Mr. Jones also has a range of experience in entertainment law, having helped musicians and filmmakers navigate the myriad legal issues in the entertainment industry.
Mr. Jones received his J.D. from William Mitchell College of Law in St. Paul, Minnesota where he was on law review. Mr. Jones is a member of the State Bars of Texas and New York and is admitted to practice before the United States District Courts for the Eastern, Northern, and Western, Districts of Texas, the United States Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit, and the United States Supreme Court. Mr. Jones is also a member of the Austin Intellectual Property Law Association’s Amicus Committee.
In his spare time Mr. Jones is a technology enthusiast, avid reader of nonfiction, and a struggling golfer.
Education & Admissions
Mr. Jones received his J.D. from William Mitchell College of Law in St. Paul, Minnesota where he was on law review. Mr. Jones is a member of the State Bar of Texas and is admitted to practice before the United States District Court for the Western District of Texas and the United States Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit. Mr. Jones is also a member of the Austin Intellectual Property Law Association’s Amicus Committee.
Published Articles and CLEs
- The Inequities of Dilution: How the Judiciary May Use Principles of Equity to Frustrate the Intent of the Federal Trademark Dilution Act, 91 J. Patent & Trademark Office Society 200, March 2009.
- Significant Developments in Copyright and Trademark Law: From Jailbreaking Phones to Johnny Football, June, 2013 Texas CLE for the Austin Intellectual Property Law Association.
- Citizens Information Associates v. Arthur D’Antonio III. Lead counsel and successfully obtained a 12(b)(6) dismissal of plaintiff’s entire case centered on Lanham Act, trade secret, breach of contract, and Computer Fraud and Abuse Act claims.
- Board of Regents, University of Texas System v. Tower Express Car Wash. Lead counsel representing defendant accused of infringing the University of Texas Tower trademark.
- Busti v. Platinum Studios et al. Lead counsel representing Plaintiff in copyright infringement action involving the movie “Cowboys & Aliens.”
- Bowman v. Crossfit, Inc. Lead counsel in trademark infringement lawsuit involving fitness training marks.
- Innovative Communication Systems, Inc. v. Innovative Computing Systems, Inc. Lead defense counsel in trademark infringement lawsuit involving the trademark protection of initials.
- Ringers Technologies, LLC v. Roughneck City, LLC et al. 4:14-cv-01556. Lead counsel in trademark infringement lawsuit involving work gloves.