Jennifer Insley-Pruitt

Jennifer-Insley-Pruitt

Jennifer Insley-Pruitt

Associate

New York | Three Bryant Park, 1095 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY, United States of America 10036-6797
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Jennifer Insley-Pruitt focuses her practice on intellectual property counseling, enforcement, and infringement disputes. She has represented clients across a variety of industries, including financial services, fashion, entertainment, technology, consumer goods, and health care.  She has experience in litigation in federal and state court and before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board, trademark and copyright clearance and prosecution, and the acquisition, sale, and licensing of intellectual property rights.  

Ms. Insley-Pruitt has been consistently recognized as a “Rising Star” by Super Lawyers New York in their intellectual property litigation category, and she is listed in The Legal 500 US.  Ms. Insley-Pruitt is the author of multiple articles on trademark law, including co-authoring an ethics chapter for INTA’s Trademark Administration.  She is also an adjunct professor at New York Law School, where she supervises a clinic on trademark prosecution.  Ms. Insley-Pruitt is a member of the International Trademark Association’s Publications Committee for the 2020-21 term.

Prior to joining Dechert, Ms. Insley-Pruitt practiced at a global law firm, as well as at an intellectual property firm based in New York City.

Experience
  • Defending Uptime Institute in trademark and false advertising case in the District of Nevada involving data centers.  
  • Defending Flying Start Books in a trademark infringement litigation in the Southern District of New York involving children’s books publishers based in Australia and New Zealand. 
  • Representing major hotel company in litigation brought in the Eastern District of Texas. 
  • Represented choreographer in copyright claim against production company, with dispute settled favorably to our client.  
  • Represented an Italian fashion company in trade dress and design patent litigation alleging infringement of luxury shoe designs, with dispute settled favorably to our client.  
  • Represented a multinational clothing retailer in a trademark opposition proceeding, obtaining a complete victory on the merits before the TTAB.  
  • Represented a fragrance company in false advertising litigation alleging false claims of discounts from retail rate, with dispute settled favorably to our client.
  • Represented luxury jewelry company in copyright litigation alleging infringement of protected jewelry designs, with dispute settled favorably to our client.

Includes matters handled at Dechert or prior to joining the firm.

Education
  • The University of Chicago, B.A., 2001, Phi Beta Kappa, Student Marshal, J. William Fulbright fellowship awarded for post-graduate study
  • University of Pennsylvania, M.A., 2005, Jacob K. Javits Fellowship; Andrew W. Mellon Fellowship in Humanistic Studies
  • New York University School of Law, J.D., 2008, Editor-in-Chief, Journal of International Law and Politics; Robert McKay Scholar; Dean’s Scholarship
Admissions
  • New York
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of New York
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York
  • United States District Court for the Western District of New York
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
Languages
  • English
  • Spanish
Clerkships
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of New York
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
Speaking Engagements
  • Searching for Breakfast: Dechert's 13th Annual Seminar on Trademark Clearance — Boston, MA (May 20, 2019) 
  • Intellectual Property Issues in Financial Services Seminar: What's Hot? — Boston, MA (September 27, 2018) 
  • Dechert's 11th Annual Seminar on Trademark Clearance — Seattle, WA (May 21, 2018)