Barry Horwitz’s practice spans all traditional areas of intellectual property law, and includes an emphasis on patent, copyright, trade secret, and trademark counseling and litigation. His litigation experience includes preparing pleadings, all aspects of discovery, successfully briefing/arguing various motions and summary judgment, trial, and appeals. Barry second-chaired a design patent, copyright, and trademark lawsuit through to trial and a seven-figure jury verdict, and has successfully briefed and argued two appeals before federal circuit courts. Barry has also represented leading manufacturers of consumer electronics products and mobile devices in patent litigation in several U.S. District Courts and before the International Trade Commission.
His diverse experience outside of litigation includes managing patent, trademark, and copyright portfolios; handling trademark oppositions and cancellations before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office; advising clients on the clearance and selection of trademarks; and prosecuting foreign and domestic patent, trademark, and copyright applications. Barry continues to prosecute patent applications in a variety of fields, and his brand management experience includes trademark, domain name, and copyright counseling and enforcement for clients in a wide array of industries.
Barry has also drafted and negotiated many types of intellectual property agreements, including sale and acquisition agreements, licenses, assignments, releases, and concurrent use and service agreements.
- Patent, trademark, copyright, and trade secret litigation
- Trademark clearance and selection
- Domestic and foreign trademark oppositions/cancellations and prosecution
- Copyright registration and enforcement
- Preparation and negotiation of licenses