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Jordan Mitchell Heinz

Jordan Mitchell Heinz

Kirkland & Ellis LLP

Chicago, IL, USA


Jordan M. Heinz currently practices in both the intellectual property and general litigation departments. Within the intellectual property department, Jordan focuses on Lanham Act litigation (trademark, false advertising and unfair competition) and trade secret litigation across a broad range of industries. Within the general litigation department, Jordan focuses on complex commercial litigation matters, including employment and consumer fraud litigation. Jordan also helps coordinate the Firm’s pro bono program and currently serves as a Chicago Pro Bono Coordinator.

Representative Matters

  • Counsel for technology startup company in two lawsuits alleging the client falsely advertised and violated the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA). Won early summary judgment in one suit and a voluntary dismissal with prejudice in the other suit after defeating class certification.
  • Counsel for Mammoth Mountain Ski Area in lawsuit alleging violation of the TCPA; matter is pending.
  • Counsel for General Motors in lawsuit allegation violation of the TCPA. Secured favorable settlement for client prior to discovery commencing.
  • Counsel for Alight, Inc., formerly Aon Hewitt, in trademark infringement lawsuit involving house marks.
  • Counsel for Syngenta AG in multi-district litigation alleging false advertising and other claims related to Syngenta’s commercialization of a genetically-modified corn seed.
  • Counsel for Discover Financial Services in trademark infringement lawsuit involving graphic design element brought by ING Bank. Negotiated favorable settlement for client at close of fact discovery.
  • Trial counsel in successful false advertising suit on behalf of Equal no-calorie sweetener alleging that Splenda no-calorie sweetener misrepresented its artificial product as natural and misled consumers.
  • Trial counsel for DIRECTV in false advertising lawsuit related to high-definition picture quality.
  • Lead counsel for transgender individuals in a class action challenging President Trump’s transgender military ban (Karnoski v. Trump et al). Obtained a preliminary injunction against the ban and successfully fought back the government’s appeal opposing an emergency stay of the injunction.
Jordan Mitchell Heinz is associated with the following items:
Web Segment  Web Segment Claim Substantiation and Comparative Advertising - Advertising Law Institute 2017, Thursday, October 19, 2017
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio Claim Substantiation and Comparative Advertising - Claim Substantiation and Comparative Advertising, Thursday, October 19, 2017
Transcripts  Transcripts Claim Substantiation and Comparative Advertising - Claim Substantiation and Comparative Advertising, Thursday, October 19, 2017
MP4 - Mobile Video Seg  MP4 - Mobile Video Seg Claim Substantiation and Comparative Advertising - Claim Substantiation and Comparative Advertising, Thursday, October 19, 2017
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs Advertising Law Institute 2017, Friday, October 20, 2017, San Francisco, CA
CHB Chapters  CHB Chapters Claim Substantiation and Comparative Advertising - Advertising Law Institute 2017, Monday, October 30, 2017
Varieties of Advertising Claims and How to Substantiate Them (Substantive Outline) - Advertising Law Institute 2018, Thursday, September 13, 2018
Live Seminar  Live Seminar Advertising Law Institute 2018, Thursday, October 18, 2018, San Francisco, CA
Live Webcast  Live Webcast Advertising Law Institute 2018, Thursday, October 18, 2018, San Francisco, CA
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