Jennifer Kovalcik is a member of the Intellectual Property and Technology Service Group in the firm's Nashville and Louisville offices. Her practice concentrates on designing and implementing intellectual property (IP) protection plans, enforcing intellectual property assets, and drafting and negotiating software licenses and a variety of technology agreements focused on software development and data security.
In 2015, Jennifer was named a Women of Influence in the category of Inspiration/Mentoring by Nashville Business Journal.
More Than Stites & Harbison
Jennifer is an avid supporter of the arts. She is a Board member and Soprano with the Concert Chorale of Nashville. She also serves on the Board of Trustees for St. Mary Villa Child Development Center, volunteers at the Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt University and is a volunteer lawyer for the Veterans Consortium Pro Bono Program. She currently serves as Chair of the AIPLA Trademark Law Committee and is the outgoing Program Chair of the Trademark Boot Camp 2-day educational seminar. She is a Fellow of the Nashville Bar Foundation and a former Chair of both the Nashville Bar Association Intellectual Property Committee and the Louisville Bar Association Intellectual Property Section.
Trademark Infringement — Served as lead counsel in counterfeiting and trademark infringement case for plaintiff resulting in settlement and entry of permanent injunction
Copyright Infringement — Second-chaired trial team resulting in defense verdict in copyright infringement case
Corporate Acquisition — Negotiated software license and other intellectual property provisions associated with multi-million dollar corporate acquisition
Trademark Registrations — Managed multi-national trademark registration portfolios
Technology Agreements — Counseled clients on a variety of technology agreements and software licenses
Domain Names — Obtained domain name transfers
Trademark Licensing — Enforced national trademark licensing programs