Sean J. Quinn is a Partner in the Litigation Practice and the Intellectual Property Practice of Smith, Gambrell &, LLP. Mr. Quinn was a Partner at Freeborn & Peters, which combined with SGR in 2023.
Mr. Quinn focuses his practice on helping businesses protect their intellectual property and resolving complex commercial disputes. Mr. Quinn manages intellectual property litigations involving trademark, trade dress, copyright, trade secret, and unfair competition claims. He also manages complex commercial litigations involving contractual matters, fraud, employment, and shareholder disputes.
In addition to his litigation practice, Mr. Quinn actively manages global trademark portfolios and develops brand building and protection strategies for his clients. He has counseled Fortune 500 corporations, small companies, and individuals regarding the procurement, enforcement, and licensing of intellectual property rights. Mr. Quinn has also conducted sophisticated trademark searches and rendered clearance and infringement opinions involving both copyright and trademark law.
Mr. Quinn earned his B.A. from the University of Notre Dame and went on to obtain his M.Ed. at DePaul University. He holds a J.D. from University of Akron School of Law.
Prior to joining the Firm, Mr. Quinn served as a Partner at SouthBank Legal in South Bend, Indiana. Outside of work, Mr. Quinn enjoys playing golf and chess, following Premier League Soccer and Major League Baseball, and watching his three daughters’ sporting events and musical performances.
Member, Notre Dame Club of Chicago
Member, LaPorte County Bar Association
Former Elected Councilmember, LaPorte County Council
Former Board Member, Lakeshore SHRM
Member, Robert Grant Inn of Court
Member, Joseph County Bar Association
Former Board Member, LaPorte County Public Library
Former Board Member, LaPorte Hospital Foundation