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Richard H. Brown


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Richard Brown, an intellectual property litigator, focuses his practice on telecommunications, antitrust and other commercial litigation matters before state and federal courts. He helps corporations and individuals with patents, trademarks and copyrights across a wide range of sciences, technologies and industry sectors, including healthcare, life sciences and social media. His responsibilities include taking and defending depositions, brief writing, case management, pretrial motion practice, trials and handling settlements.

Richard serves as chair of Day Pitney’s Intellectual Property Litigation practice group. He has spoken on numerous business and legal panels and is often cited in articles on IP topics.


Acted 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

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



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


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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