Jeffrey Hunt

Jeffrey Hunt

Adjunct Professor, University of Utah, S.J. Quinney College of Law
  • Business Law, Intellectual Property, Appeals & Appellate...
  • Utah
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Summary

Jeffrey Hunt practices in the area of commercial litigation, with particular emphasis on First Amendment, media, and intellectual property law. Mr. Hunt has more than 25 years experience litigating complex commercial cases involving a wide variety of industries and legal issues, including copyright, trademark, and patent enforcement actions; injunctions; securities litigation; enforcement of non-competition, non-solicitation, and non-disclosure covenants for employers, foreign litigation and arbitration; and real property litigation. He has served as lead counsel on several high-stakes litigation matters for national and local companies. Mr. Hunt also has extensive experience representing direct sales and network marketing companies on a wide variety of legal issues, including complex litigation, state and federal regulatory compliance, and intellectual property enforcement actions.

In addition to his general commercial litigation practice, Mr. Hunt also is a nationally recognized First Amendment and media lawyer, having represented every major news organization in the state of Utah, as well as several national news organizations, including the Associated Press, CNN, Viacom, CBS, and Fox Television Stations, Inc. Mr. Hunt regularly represents media companies and individuals in state and federal courts, and counsels clients on defamation, privacy, intellectual property, freedom-of-information, First Amendment, anti-SLAPP, and related legal issues.

Education
The University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law
J.D. (1990)
Honors: Order of the Coif
Activities: Editor-in-Chief, Utah Law Review
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Iowa State University
B.A. | Journalism and Mass Communication
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Professional Experience
Adjunct Professor, University of Utah, S.J. Quinney College of Law
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Fellow, Litigation Counsel of America
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Fellow, American Bar Foundation
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Past President, American Inns of Court, Sutherland Inn II
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Past President, Salt Lake County Bar Association
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Past President, Alumni Board of Trustees of the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law
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Past Co-chair, Utah State Bar Mentor Training & Resource Committee
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Past Chair, Utah Advisory Board of the Trust for Public Lands
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Media Law Resource Center, Defense Counsel Section
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Judicial Council Study Committee on Communications Technology in the Courtroom
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Utah State Bar Examiner Review Committee, Constitutional Law
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American Bar Association, First Amendment and Media Litigation Committee
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Society of Professional Journalists
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Awards
Roy B. Gibson Freedom of Information Award
Utah Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists
Honorary Publisher
Utah Press Association
Service to Journalism Award
University of Utah Department of Communications
AV Award
Martindale Hubbell
Professional Associations
Utah State Bar # 05855
Member
Current
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Utah
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Practice Areas
  • Business Law
  • Intellectual Property
  • Appeals & Appellate
  • Arbitration & Mediation
  • Environmental Law
Additional Practice Areas
  • Commercial Litigation Services
  • Class Actions
  • Contract Dispute Attorneys
  • Federal and State Courts
  • Insurance and Bad Faith
  • Intellectual Property Litigation
  • Internet Litigation
  • Media and First Amendment
  • Patent Litigation
  • Real Estate Litigation
  • Securities Litigation
Languages
  • English
Websites & Blogs
Website
Jeffrey Hunt - Parr Brown Gee & Loveless
Contact & Map
Parr Brown Gee & Loveless
101 South 200 East
Suite 700
Salt Lake City, UT 84111
USA
Telephone: (801) 532-7840
Cell: (801) 257-7921
Fax: (801) 532-7750