Jessica Knopp Cunning

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Offices Akron
Phone 330.208.1157
Fax 330.208.1097
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Jessica is a strategy leader in the firm’s nationally recognized practice group Vorys eControl.  Her practice focuses on designing and implementing product distribution and enforcement strategies designed to protect brand value by controlling online sales.  Her areas of focus include advising on online go-to-market strategies best suited to protect and grow brands, revamping outdated distribution models to support brand success, and executing legal strategies to remove unauthorized sellers and minimum advertised price (MAP) violators.  She also counsels brands and manufacturers on intellectual property matters and antitrust considerations, including minimum advertised pricing policies and resale price maintenance.

Prior to joining Vorys eControl, Jessica’s practice focused on all facets of intellectual property litigation in federal courts throughout the country, and she has been consistently recognized by Ohio Super Lawyers as a Rising Star in business litigation for the past three years.  Jessica is also a member of Vorys’ drone and autonomous vehicle working group, with a focus on drones and intellectual property.

Jessica is an alumna of Torchbearers, a young professionals' organization that focuses on fostering young leaders in the Akron community and is an active member of DRI, the leading organization of defense attorneys and in-house counsel in the country. 

Jessica received her J.D. magna cum laude from The University of Akron School of Law, where she was assistant editor to the Intellectual Property Journal for the Akron Law Review and served as an advocate on Akron’s trial team.  Jessica received her B.S. cum laude in business administration from The Max M. Fisher College of Business at The Ohio State University.

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