John L. Krieger: Lawyer with Gordon Silver

John L. Krieger

Las Vegas,  NV  U.S.A.
Phone(702) 992-1893

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Practice Areas

  • Intellectual Property
  • Internet Gaming
  • Entertainment & Sports
Contact InfoTelephone: (702) 992-1893
Fax: (702) 369-2666
University Brigham Young University, B.A., 1993
Law SchoolWashington University School of Law, J.D., 1996
Admitted1996, Nevada; 2001, California; 1998, U.S. District Court, Nevada; 1998, U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit; 2000, U.S. Supreme Court; 2004, U.S. Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit; 2005, U.S. District Court, Central District of California; 2005, U.S. District Court, Northern District of California


Intellectual Property Section of the Nevada State Bar, Chair and Member

University of Nevada Las Vegas, Adjunct Professor teaching The Law of the Internet

Opera Las Vegas, General Counsel

Human Rights Campaign (HRC), Federal Club member

Clark County Bar Association, Member

California State Bar Intellectual Property Section, Member

Ninth Circuit Judicial Conference for the District of Nevada, Former Lawyer Representative

LanguagesMandarin Chinese.

Mr. Krieger is a shareholder in the firm's Intellectual Property and Entertainment & Sports Departments. He concentrates his practice on intellectual property litigation in both state and federal court; prosecuting and defending clients for claims including trademark infringement, copyright infringement, domain name litigation; as well as trade secret misappropriation and unfair competition. Mr. Krieger has extensive experience litigating cases involving the infringement of intellectual property rights over the Internet, and has successfully shut down websites containing infringing material, secured the transfer of infringing domain names to his clients, and stopped the unauthorized and improper linking to clients' websites. He has also assisted and counseled clients in defensive domain name registration strategies to protect his client's trademarks in the U.S. and around the world.

Mr. Krieger has obtained numerous judgments imposing the maximum amount of statutory damages under the Anti-cybersquatting Consumer Protection Act. See, e.g., Mirage Resorts, Inc. v. Cybercom Productions, 228 F. Supp. 2d 1141 (D. Nev. 2002); Bellagio v. Denhammer, No. CV-S-00-1475-RLH-PAL, 2001 WL 34036599 (D. Nev. July 10, 2001). He has summarily defeated challenges to jurisdiction and obtained numerous preliminary and permanent injunctions against third party infringers. Mr. Krieger has also resolved trademark, trade dress and copyright infringement actions between competitors at international Las Vegas trade shows, including obtaining emergency and permanent injunctive relief. In addition to his intellectual property experience, he also has an extensive background in commercial litigation.

Mr. Krieger counsels clients on a variety of intellectual property issues so as to strengthen their intellectual property assets and avoid litigation by properly developing, documenting, registering and licensing their intellectual property rights. He has worked with numerous clients who have a presence on the Internet and has drafted website policies and agreements for them, as well as counseled clients on state and federal privacy laws. Mr. Krieger also advises clients on Internet marketing strategies and sweepstakes and contest rules. He has lectured on trademarks and Internet domain name strategies in various contexts, including CLE for state and county bars.

While in law school, Mr. Krieger served as the Executive Notes and Topics Editor for the Washington University Journal of Urban and Contemporary Law. He also completed an internship with the U.S. District Court, Southern District of Illinois.


Mr. Krieger is named to Nevada Business' 2013 Legal Elite in the Southern Nevada Best category, and in the Top 150 category in 2012. He is also featured in the 2013 and 2014 editions of Mountain States Super Lawyers, and was selected as Top 100 in 2014. Mr. Krieger is listed in the 2013 and 2014 editions of The Best Lawyers in America in the category of Trademark Law, and was named a Top Lawyer by Vegas, 2012. He was named a Forty under 40 by In Business Las Vegas in 2007.

The Legal Aid Society of Southern Nevada honored Mr. Krieger as their Myrna Williams Children's Pro Bono Award recipient in 2012 for his commitment to pro bono service.

Mr. Krieger speaks Mandarin Chinese.


Author, When the Best Defense Is a Proactive Offense: How Athletes Can Protect Their Online Reputation, Sports Litigation Alert, June 2012

Author, Have You Embraced the New e-Discovery Rules or Are You Just Hoping You Won't Have to Deal with Them? Nevada Lawyer, June 2009

Author, The Impact of the v. NCSoft Case, iGaming Business Magazine, March/April 2009

In the News

Gordon Silver Lawyers Receive Top Super Lawyers Honors

Gordon Silver is pleased to announce that six of our lawyers have been selected for inclusion in the Top 100 in the 2014 edition of Mountain States Super Lawyers.

Posted on: Jul 02nd, 2014 Posted In: Press Releases Source:

Five Gordon Silver Lawyers Listed in Super Lawyers Top 100

Gordon Silver is pleased to announce that 30 of our lawyers have been selected for inclusion in the 2014 edition of Mountain States Super Lawyers. Of note, four of our shareholders are in the Top 100 List: Gerald Gordon, Jeffrey Silver, Michael Feder, Eric Hone and John Krieger.

Posted on: Jun 23rd, 2014 Posted In: GS In the News Source: Mountain States Super Lawyers Magazine

Fifteen Gordon Silver Attorneys Featured In The 2014 Nevada Legal Elite

Gordon Silver is delighted to announce that fifteen of our attorneys have been recognized in Nevada Business Magazine as Nevada's Legal Elite of 2014.

Posted on: Jun 18th, 2014 Posted In: Press Releases Source:

John L. Krieger Has Joined Gordon Silver

John L. Krieger has joined Gordon Silver as a shareholder.

Posted on: Jun 16th, 2014 Posted In: GS In the News Source: Communique July 2014

John Krieger Joins Gordon Silver as Shareholder

John Krieger has joined Gordon Silver as a shareholder and member of the Internet Gaming, Intellectual Property, Entertainment and Sports Groups.

Posted on: May 18th, 2014 Posted In: GS In the News Source: VegasINC

John Krieger Joins Gordon Silver's Las Vegas Office

Gordon Silver's Las Vegas office, welcomed shareholder John L. Krieger as a member of the Intellectual Property, Entertainment and Sports and Internet Gaming Practice groups.

Posted on: May 15th, 2014 Posted In: GS In the News Source: LasVegasBusinessPress

John L. Krieger Moves To Gordon Silver

Gordon Silver is pleased to announce that John L. Krieger has joined our firm as a shareholder in our Las Vegas office. He will be a member of our Intellectual Property, Entertainment & Sports, and Internet Gaming practice groups.

Posted on: May 06th, 2014 Posted In: Press Releases Source: (Resident)


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John L. Krieger

3960 Howard Hughes Parkway, 9th Floor
Las VegasNV 89169-5978


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