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Partner at Kelly IP
Rob Litowitz is an outstanding strategist, persuasive writer and advocate who distils complex facts and issues into winning themes and narratives. Mr Litowitz’s litigation experience includes cases before the courts and the TTAB, and also false advertising, unfair competition, design patent, copyright and trade secret cases. He has worked extensively with leading experts to develop and present consumer surveys. Most recently, Mr Litowitz served as lead counsel in successfully defending a global lighting brand in a trademark case in which the plaintiff sought billions of dollars in damages. Mr Litowitz and Kelly IP defeated the damages claims on summary judgment, and then prevailed on the merits after a five-day trial. Currently, Mr Litowitz leads a team of Kelly IP lawyers who represent Tiger Woods’s golf course design company TGR DESIGN in an opposition at the TTAB. Mr Litowitz also recently served as lead counsel for plaintiffs at successful mediations in two federal trademark infringement lawsuits. Mr Litowitz has also litigated patent cases on products ranging from blockbuster prescription drugs to state-of-the-art jet engines. At both trial and appellate level, Mr Litowitz has secured wins for household brands and lifesaving medicines.
He has been recognised locally and internationally as a leading IP litigator and trademark practitioner. Mr Litowitz has received the following recognitions:
He recently served as a member of INTA’s committee on famous marks. Before joining Kelly IP, Mr Litowitz practised IP law for 26 years at Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP in Washington DC, where he was a partner for 20 years and served on the firm’s management and compensation committees.