Damon J. Whitaker

Damon Whitaker is licensed in Georgia and Florida and practices primarily in the areas of intellectual property and commercial litigation. He represents clients in both federal and state courts and alternative dispute resolution forums. Mr. Whitaker’s practice involves the resolution of disputes over trademarks and service marks, trade dress, false advertising, unfair competition, copyrights, trade secrets, and restrictive covenants, along with other business disputes.

Mr. Whitaker leads the Atlanta office's trademark and copyright registration practice. He counsels clients regarding state and federal trademark clearance and registration, as well as copyright registration, and enforcement practices and actions. Mr. Whitaker also prosecutes and defends Internet domain name disputes under the Uniform Doman Name Dispute Resolution Policy (UDRP).

Mr. Whitaker also has expertise with claims for attorney's fees and litigation costs, including trial victories under Georgia's fee statute addressing bad faith and stubborn litigiousness.

Mr. Whitaker has assisted both individuals and companies in a variety of fields, including banking and finance, computer security and software, electronic medical records, entertainment, hair care and beauty, food and beverage, manufacturing, medical devices, professional sports, outdoor advertising, real estate, retail stores and services, and supplemental health insurance, to protect their intellectual property and other commercial rights.

Good to know

Areas of Practice 1) Intellectual Property and 2) Commercial Litigation
Law School University of Florida Levin College of Law, J.D., 2003
Education University of North Florida, B.S., 1998
Bar Member / Association Florida State Bar Association, Georgia State Bar Association
Most recent firm Bryan Cave LLP
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