Jeffrey L. Squires

Jeffrey Squires specializes in intellectual property law and litigation for Peacock Law P.C.  He earned a bachelor’s degree (cum laude) from Washington University in St. Louis, a certificat d’etude from the University of Grenoble in France, and received a J.D. from the University of Wisconsin where he was an editor of the Law Review and a legal writing instructor.  He is licensed to practice in New Mexico, Texas, Washington, D.C., Maryland, and Virginia.  He also has been admitted to practice before the U.S. Supreme Court, and various State and Federal Courts.  He has litigated many cases in Courts throughout the United States on matters concerning business and employment law, securities, and intellectual property.

Education:

University of Wisconsin, J.D., 1973
University of Chicago, M.A. program in International Relations 1969-1970
University of Grenoble, France, certificat d’etude, 1969
Washington University in St. Louis, B.A. degree cum laude, 1968

Selected Work Experience:

Peacock Law P.C., Albuquerque, NM
Of Counsel, 2012-present

SquiresLaw, PLLC, Washington, D.C.
Principal Attorney, 2008-2012

Garvey Schubert Barer, Seattle, WA / Washington, D.C.
Owner, 2002-2007

Simon Turnbull & Martin, Washington, D.C.
Partner, 1996-2002, and predecessor firms 1984-1995

Fortas & Koven, Washington, D.C.
Associate to former Supreme Court Justice Abe Fortas, 1978-1982

National Commission on New Technological Uses of Copyrighted Works, Washington, D.C.
Staff Counsel, 1976-1977

Admissions:

  • Attorney, Licensed in New Mexico, Texas, Washington, D.C., Maryland and Virginia
  • Admitted to practice before U.S. Supreme Court, various State and Federal Courts

Professional Associations & Activities:

Present:

  • American Bar Association

Past:

  • Copyright Society of the USA
  • Association of Trial Lawyers of America (now the American Association for Justice)
  • American Intellectual Property Law Association
  • International Trademark Association
  • Chairperson, Washington, D.C. Bar Lawyer Referral Service Committee, 1974
  • Arbitrator for the American Arbitration Association and the National Association of Securities Dealers (now FINRA)
  • Taught copyright law as an adjunct faculty member at American University’s Washington College of Law

Publications:

Author of a number of publications in the area of copyright law and computer law, including the following:

  • “Copyright and Compilations in the Computer Era: Old Wine in New Bottles,” 24 Bulletin of the Copyright Society of the U.S.A. 18 (1976)
  • “Notice, Deposit and Registration: The Importance of Being Formal,” 24 U.C.L.A. Law Review 1232 (1977) (with Arthur J. Levine)
  • “Can We Stop Software Theft,” 2 IEEE Micro 12 (1982) (with Richard H. Stern)
  • International Study of Copyright of Bibliographic Records in Machine-Readable Form (D. McDonald, E. Rodger and J. Squires) K.G. Saur (1983)

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