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Jedediah Wakefield

Jedediah Wakefield

Fenwick & West LLP

San Francisco, CA, USA

Jedediah Wakefield focuses his practice on intellectual property litigation, with an emphasis on trademark, copyright, trade secret and right of publicity matters, as well as licensing, technology transfers, and other complex commercial disputes. Jed also represents technology companies in advertising, privacy, unfair competition and other consumer related issues, and he has successfully defended his clients in state and federal class action lawsuits. 

Jed has litigated cases across the country. He has served as trial counsel in state and federal courts, and has extensive experience in mediation and arbitration. Jed has been named an IP Star by Managing Intellectual Property and as among the top trademark lawyers in California by World Trademark Review 1000. He has also been named as one of the top 100 attorneys in Northern California by Super Lawyers.

Jed received his B.A. in English in 1992 with highest honors from the University of California, Santa Barbara, where he was elected Phi Beta Kappa. He received his J.D. cum laude from Santa Clara University in 1995. In law school, Jed served as a Judicial Extern to the Honorable Judge James Ware, in the United States District Court for the Northern District of California.


Intellectual Property Litigation
Class Action Defense
Complex Commercial Litigation

Representative Clients:

Groupon, Inc.
Intel Corporation
Symantec Corporation
Twitter, Inc.

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