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Jamie Nordhaus Shipp

Jamie Nordhaus Shipp

Senior Practice Group Attorney

Jamie has over 20 years of experience in brand protection, licensing, and enforcement. She assists clients in the development and maintenance of their trademark portfolios in the United States and worldwide, as well as the exploitation of these rights through licensing and other business ventures. In addition, Jamie assists clients in the enforcement of their rights against third party infringers and in defending against similar claims. The majority of her work is centered around clients and issues related to the recording industry.


  • Evaluating the strength, availability, and enforceability of new brand names
  • Trademark prosecution
  • Preparing and negotiating license, coexistence, and purchase agreements
  • Development and implementation of worldwide protection and enforcement strategies



  • Represents brands such as Margaritaville, LandShark Lager, the GRAMMY Awards, and Michael Jackson on the protection and enforcement of their trademark rights.
  • Drafted, negotiated, and provided ongoing legal advice for several new agreements and amendments to existing agreements for the Margaritaville Alcohol Beverage Trust.
  • Negotiated worldwide settlement agreement, resolving multi-jurisdiction trademark dispute.
  • Legal Intern, Sony Pictures Entertainment, Columbia, Tristar Home Video, Summer 1997

Recognition & Leadership

  • Team Member, a Law360 “Media & Entertainment Practice Group of the Year,” 2022
  • Listed, World Trademark Review, "WTR 1000," 2018-2024
    • Ranked in Georgia, General Trademarks, 2018-2024
  • Team Member, a U.S. News - Best Lawyers "Law Firm of the Year" in Trademark Law, 2020
  • Member, State Bar of Georgia Bar
    • Member, Entertainment and Sports Law Section
    • Member, Intellectual Property Section
  • Member, International Trademark Association
  • Associate Member, National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences
  • General Counsel, Margaritaville Alcohol Beverage Trust
  • Member, National Charity League, Roswell-Alpharetta Chapter



  • J.D., with honors, The University of Texas School of Law, 1999
    • President, Entertainment and Sports Law Society
    • Co-Founder and Managing Editor, Texas Review of Entertainment and Sports Law
    • Notes Editor, The Review of Litigation
  • B.A., Communications, cum laude, Wake Forest University, 1996
  • Georgia