Richard H. Brown


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Richard Brown focuses his practice on intellectual property, telecommunications, class action defense and other commercial litigation matters before state and federal courts. He helps corporations and individuals with patent, trademark and copyright litigation across a wide range of sciences, technologies and industry sectors. He also has deep experience in claims involving telecommunication services, including defense of class action case brought under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA).

Richard serves as chair of Day Pitney’s Intellectual Property Litigation practice group. He has spoken on numerous business and legal panels on IP litigation, TCPA litigation and other topics.


Prior results do not guarantee a similar outcome.

Served as lead counsel defending class action against large utility involving claims under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA), resulting in a settlement after more than six years of extensive fact and expert discovery and full briefing on class certification

Provided advice and counseling to multiple clients in various industries concerning TCPA compliance and risk

Served as lead counsel on multiple patent infringement suits involving a consumer electronics manufacturer, telecommunications equipment manufacturer, chemical company, several packaging companies and medical device company

Served as lead counsel for major telecommunications company in patent infringement suit involving cellular phone technology; claims dismissed on summary judgment

Obtained multimillion-dollar judgment for major telecommunications company in matter involving telecommunications distribution; also represented in over 25 actions against telecommunications resellers involving claims under the Federal Communications Act, Lanham Act, Sherman Act and state law

Tried trademark infringement matter representing plaintiff,  a major gaming company; awarded judgment on all claims and judgment affirmed in the Ninth Circuit

Served as lead counsel on multiple contested proceedings to verdict before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board


Education and Credentials

Columbia Law School, J.D., 1993, Stone Scholar
Dartmouth College, A.B., 1979
State of New Jersey, 1994
State of New York, 1994
U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York
U.S. District Court, Northern District of New York
U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
American Bar Association

Recognition and Community


Named to list of IP Stars by Managing Intellectual Property (Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC), 2023

Selected to the list of New Jersey Super Lawyers (Thomson Reuters), Intellectual Property Litigation, Business Litigation, 2006, 2008-2011

Selected to the list of Super Lawyers (Thomson Reuters), Corporate Counsel edition, 2010

Chosen for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America (Woodward/White, Inc.), Franchise Law, 2006-2009

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