Joshua R. Brown

Joshua R. Brown

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Board Certified in Intellectual Property Law by the Florida Bar, Joshua R. Brown focuses his practice on Intellectual Property litigation. He has handled patent infringement cases in the Middle District of Florida, the Eastern District of Texas and other districts. He has acted as counsel on trademark Infringement cases before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board, the Middle District of Florida, the Southern District of Florida, the Central District of California and other districts. He has defended copyright cases in the Southern District of Florida, the Central District of California, and other districts. He has also handled cases related to trade secrets, non-compete agreements, defamation, publicity rights, software development, and other intellectual property and technology. Josh also drafts and prosecutes trademark and patent applications in the fields of networking and mobile technologies and counsels clients and other attorneys on issues related to the preservation and discovery of electronically stored information. He has a particular interest in Blockchain technology, having given multiple presentations on ethical issues posed by the use of Blockchain technology in the legal industry.

Before attending law school, Josh was a software developer with BBN Technologies in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and a technology consultant to the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority.

Concentrations

  • Patent prosecution and litigation
  • Trademark prosecution and litigation 
  • Copyright registration and litigation
  • Technology and brand licensing
  • Document retention and litigation preparedness
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Capabilities

Experiencia

  • Currently defending multiple international copyright infringement claims in the Southern District of Florida related to telenovelas broadcast through multiple television channels.
  • Defended AAA arbitration proceeding in Wilmington, Delaware related to copyright infringement, trade secret misappropriation, and breach of software license agreement.
  • O-Line Academy v. NBC Universal (C.D. Ca. 2016; Hatter, J.): Defended NBC Universal and Endemol Shine North America in trademark infringement action. Obtained transfer to CA, dismissal with prejudice of trademark dilution count, and dismissal of related claim.
  • Tile World Corp. v. Miavana, 2016 WL 370540 (M.D. Fla. 2016; Antoon, J.): Defended grocery distributor in trademark and trade dress infringement action brought by sugar wholesaler. Defeated Motion for Preliminary Injunction.
  • LaTele v. Telemundo (S.D. Fla. 2015; Lenard, J.): Defended Telemundo in copyright infringement action related to telenovela. Obtained stay of litigation, and fee award against Plaintiff totaling over $500,000 for discovery misconduct. See 2014 WL 5816585 (Nov. 10, 2014), awarding fees, aff’d on appeal.
  • D’Amato v. Orlando Solar Bears (M.D. Fla. 2015; Byron, J.): Obtained complete dismissal and $220,000 attorneys’ fees award against Plaintiff in trademark and copyright infringement action based on pro sports team’s name and logo. See "Judge Ices TM Suit Against Hockey Team, Penalizes Accuser," Law360, Dec. 15, 2015.
  • Defended Fortune 100 company against trademark infringement claims related to consumer electronics product.
  • Prosecuted trademark infringement actions against Florida companies for national transportation services franchise.°
  • Defended federal trademark opposition proceeding before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board on behalf of national running event organizer. Obtained settlement of all claims and federal registration of the disputed marks.°
  • Defended national staffing company in trademark infringement suit and opposition proceeding. Obtained settlement of all claims on confidential terms.°
  • TCS Int’l v. ParkHelp (S.D. Tex. 2015) Obtained voluntary dismissal of patent infringement action on behalf of U.S. subsidiary of Spanish parking automation company.
  • Weiss v. PlayCycle (C.D. Ca. 2016) and Stoner v. Drink Blocks (M.D. Fla. 2016; Byron, J.): Represented innovator in beverage container industry in multi-action litigation including claims of misappropriation of trade secrets and correction of inventorship.
  • Represented smartphone manufacturer in patent infringement litigation including petitioning Board of Patent Appeals and Interferences to invalidate asserted claims related to MMS.
  • Defended patent infringement and breach of contract action on behalf of related to power motion furniture.
  • Defended innovative company in the field of social media advertising against patent infringement claim.
  • Defended app manufacturer and provider of online consumer information platform in the field of transportation against patent infringement claim.
  • Brought patent infringement suit on behalf of international telecommunications provider related to voiceover IP patents.°

°The above representations were handled by Mr. Brown prior to his joining Greenberg Traurig, P.A.

Recognition & Leadership

  • Listed, The Best Lawyers in America, Litigation - Intellectual Property, 2019-2020
  • Past Chair, Orange County Bar Association, Intellectual Property Law Committee
  • Chair, Special Olympics Florida, Leadership Committee
  • Board Member, Jewish National Fund Orlando
  • Leadership Orlando, Class 88
  • Member, American Intellectual Property Law Association
  • Member, The Florida Bar Association, Business Law Section, Intellectual Property Law Committee
  • Member, ABA, Intellectual Property Law Section

Credentials

Educación
  • J.D., magna cum laude, University of Florida Levin College of Law, 2004
    • Graduated Second in Class of 218
    • Senior Research Editor, Florida Law Review
    • Irving Cypen Freshman Scholastic Achievement Award
    • Atwood Dunwody Scholarship
    • Book Awards in Civil Procedure, Copyrights, Patent Drafting and Prosecution, and Estates & Trusts
  • A.B., Computer Science, Brown University, 1997
Admitida para practicar como abogado en
  • Florida
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin
  • U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
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