The John Marshall Law School Atlanta, J.D., 2008
North Carolina State University, Bachelor of Science, Political Science, December 2004
MOOT Court Board
Georgia | California | Washington DC
Member, State Bar of Georgia (Entertainment
and Sports Section, Young Lawyers Division)
South Atlanta Mock Trial Team Coach
Judge, John Marshall Intra-School Moot
Panelist, “Applying to Law School,”
The University of West Georgia
Panelist, “Preparing for Job Interviews,”
Panelist, Metro Atlanta Chamber of Congress
Intellectual Property Seminar
Kurt Schuettinger is partner in the Atlanta Office. Mr. Schuettinger's practice focuses on litigating cases involving trademark and trade dress infringement, copyright violations, misappropriation of trade secrets, and patent infringement. He also manages his clients’ international IP portfolios, working with clients to help both monetize and expand their IP portfolios worldwide. He has successfully tried cases before juries in state and federal courts across the country and performed due diligence for his clients for deals worth hundreds of millions of dollars. He also has extensive experience litigating trademark issues for his clients before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board.
His Intellectual Property litigation experience includes successfully obtaining dismissal of a $25 million federal trademark infringement lawsuit in the Northern District of Georgia on a motion to dismiss; obtaining a $1.2 million award for his client in a trademark and trade dress infringement case; and obtaining multiple judgments in the Southern District of New York against Grammy award winning music studios' copyright violations of an Israeli based audio software and equipment manufacturer.
Mr. Schuettinger has drafted and filed hundreds of motions and briefs in state, federal, and appellate courts throughout the United States, has argued numerous Motions in State and Federal Courts, and has tried cases in state and federal courts throughout the country.
Prior to joining B&B, LLC, Mr. Schuettinger was an Intellectual Property litigation associate at an international law firm in Atlanta. During law school, he gained trial experience by clerking for the Fulton County Solicitor General's office and clerking for the Standing Chapter 13 Trustee for the Northern District of Georgia. At graduation, Mr. Schuettinger was awarded the prestigious John Marshall Award for Excellence in Appellate Advocacy given to the top MOOT COURT participant in his graduating class due to his brief writing and oral advocacy skills. In his spare time, Mr. Schuettinger coaches the South Atlanta High School Mock Trial team and participates on Intellectual Property panel discussions, including, most recently, participating as a panelist on the Metro Atlanta Chamber of Congress Intellectual Property Seminar.