Dunlap Bennett & Ludwig is a veteran-owned law firm with a global footprint including the United States, Puerto Rico, Toronto, London, and Beijing. Our team of more than 70 attorneys includes intellectual property lawyers who are also scientists, patent-holders, military veterans, commercial pilots, prosecutors, aerospace engineers, MBAs, and scholars. With more than 2,500 trademarks and almost 1,000 new patents filed each year and a 100% Federal Circuit win rate for six cases (2016-2018), Dunlap Bennett & Ludwig is the choice for business and entrepreneurs around the world.
Established in 1970, Cozen O’Connor has more than 700 attorneys who help clients manage risk and make better business decisions. The firm counsels clients on their most sophisticated legal matters in all areas of the law, including litigation, corporate, and regulatory law. Representing a broad array of leading global corporations and middle market companies, Cozen O’Connor services its clients’ needs through 28 offices across two continents.
Charles River Associates is a leading global consulting firm that offers economic, financial, and strategic expertise to major law firms, corporations, accounting firms, and governments around the world.
With proven skills in complex cases and exceptional strength in analytics, CRA consultants have provided astute guidance to clients in thousands of successful engagements. CRA offers litigation and regulatory support, business strategy and planning, market and demand forecasting, policy analysis, and risk management consulting services.
The firm’s success stems from the outstanding capabilities of its consultants, many of whom are recognized as experts in their respective fields; close relationships with a select group of respected academic and industry experts; and from a corporate philosophy that stresses interdisciplinary collaboration and responsive service.
Headquartered in Boston, the firm has offices throughout the world.
Greenberg Traurig is a global law firm with approximately 2000 attorneys and governmental affairs professionals in 39 commercial and government centers across the United States and in Latin America, Europe, the Middle East, and Asia. Greenberg Traurig provides integrated, business-focused legal services for clients ranging from Fortune 500 corporations to innovative start-ups. The firm’s multidisciplinary teams include senior lawyers who have served as chief legal officers at major multinational companies and have spent years solving real-world problems in the business, political and legal arenas. For additional information, please visit www.gtlaw.com.
Tom’s practice focuses on patent, trademark, trade secret, commercial, entertainment law, business and government contracts disputes, litigation and transactions. Tom has authored numerous books and appeared on national television and radio including Fox, Sundance TV, and NPR speaking a variety of subjects in his fields of practice. In addition to the state and Federal courts of DC, VA, and MD, he is a member of the Federal Courts in Puerto Rico, Colorado and Texas, as well as the Court of Federal Claims, the Federal Circuit, where he has recently argued and won three appellate matters), the Veteran’s Court of Appeals, and the United States Supreme Court, where he was lead counsel on a False Claims Act case (See United States ex rel. Carter v. Halliburton Co.) and in the TC Heartland LLC v. Kraft Foods Group Brands LLC, (U.S. May 22,. 2017) (No. 16-341) case involving jurisdiction in patent infringement cases. Other recent litigation victories where Tom served as lead trial counsel include a $12,317,500 verdict in Zuru v Telebanrds et al (EDTX 2017) (patent infringement), and a $2,600,000 verdict in DPX Gear v Prince et al (Loudoun Circuit Court 2017) (breach of contract & fraud).
James A. Gale focuses his practice in the area of intellectual property counseling and litigation. He is a registered patent attorney with over 33 years of experience and Martindale AV Preeminent© rated, Board Certified in Intellectual Property by the Florida Bar, an AAA Arbitrator and the former inaugural chair of the IP Board Certification Committee. Jim has represented clients in hundreds of cases involving patents, trademarks, copyrights, unfair competition, covenants not to compete, theft of trade secrets and internet disputes. He has appeared in over 400 federal cases in more than 48 Federal District and Circuit Courts, as well as handled hundreds of injunctions in over 35 different states around the nation.
Brian is a vice president of Charles River Associates in Chicago, and since 1995 he has managed litigation, valuation, and strategy assignments in a wide variety of manufacturing, retailing, and service industries. In the context of litigation, Brian has significant experience with trademark, patent, trade secret, copyright, and other matters involving accounting, finance, economics, marketing, and statistical issues. He has testified on matters including the determination of economic damages and monetary relief in deposition and in federal district court. He has tendered expert reports and performed extensive sales, profitability, and present value analyses to determine economic damages, including the calculation of lost profits, profit disgorgement, reasonable royalty, and prejudgment interest.
Steven J. Wadyka Jr. focuses his practice on the protection, enforcement and defense of intellectual property rights. He has represented both plaintiffs and defendants in trademark infringement, copyright infringement, trade dress infringement, trademark dilution, false advertising, anti-counterfeiting and unfair competition litigation in federal courts throughout the United States. Steve serves as lead counsel in trademark, copyright and trade dress litigation, handling such matters as expedited injunction hearings, depositions and discovery, dispositive motions, jury and non-jury trials, and trademark opposition and cancellation proceedings before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board. His clients include major multinational brand owners from a variety of industries, such as consumer products, financial services, footwear and apparel, furniture, toys and games, food and beverages, information technology, media, telecommunications, energy, sports and entertainment.