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Edgar Haug
Featured Lawyer
Intellectual Property Law

745 Fifth Ave, Floor 10, New York, NY 10151


Ed Haug is the Chairman of Haug Partners LLP and was a founding member of the firm in 1997. The firm has offices in New York City, Boston, and Washington D.C. and focuses on intellectual property, antitrust, FDA and commercial litigation among other complimentary practice areas. Mr. Haug is a "ranked trial lawyer" by Chambers, a member of the National Association of Distinguished Counsel, and was recently a member of the CAFC advisory council to Chief Judge Prost. Mr. Haug has extensive experience in bench and jury trials as well as appellate proceedings having appeared before the U.S. Supreme Court, Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit and the Second and Fourth Circuits. Mr. Haug has also represented clients involved in proceedings before the U.K. High Court, German Federal Supreme Court and the Tokyo High Court. In addition to Mr. Haug's activities as the firm's Chairman and a practicing trial attorney, Mr. Haug recently served as President of the Federal Circuit Bar Association ("FCBA") and as a member of the Board of Governors. The FCBA is a national bar association representing approximately 2000 lawyers, judges, and academics practicing before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, which sits a short walk away from the firm's Washington DC office. The Federal Circuit hears all appeals of patent cases in the U.S. and offers a forum for common concerns and dialogue between the private bar, corporations, government employees and the Court. Mr. Haug is a frequent lecturer throughout the world regarding all aspects of trial advocacy with a frequent focus on IP matters.

B Joan Haushalter
Charter Member
Intellectual Property Law

1400 Turner Rd, Bellefontaine, OH 43311


Gary Hood
Distinguished Lawyer
Intellectual Property Law

150 N Riverside Plaza, Chicago, IL 60606, USA


Gary E. Hood is a shareholder in the Chicago office of Polsinelli PC. He leads the Firm’s Intellectual Property Litigation Division, and chairs the firm’s Hatch-Waxman Group. Gary’s 22+ years of experience trying cases involving a range of legal issues have given him perspective and insight on judge and jury persuasion for which clients seek him out. He developed and employs a unique case preparation method that identifies strategic direction early, and avoids the conventional "no stone unturned" approach that often drives fees. Gary is experienced in a broad array of civil and criminal matters, and focuses his practice on intellectual property litigation including Hatch-Waxman pharmaceutical patent matters. With a degree in electrical engineering and J.D., Gary leads cases in courtrooms throughout the United States. He has received numerous awards, authored a variety of articles, and spoken on many panels. He is a former Naval Officer and lifelong competitive swimmer.

Mary Innis
Featured Lawyer
Intellectual Property Law

321 N Clark St, Chicago, IL 60654, USA


Mary Innis is the managing partner and founder of Innis Law Group. She has more than three decades of experience practicing in the field of intellectual property law. Mary represents a number of high-profile clients in some of their most high-profile matters. She has deep experience in intellectual property litigation, counseling, and prosecution involving trademark, copyright, unfair competition, advertising, promotions, right of publicity, privacy, and internet law. Mary provides global trademark portfolio management for many prominent brands. She represents clients in thousands of matters in the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, regularly appearing before the Trademark Trial and Appeals Board. She has litigated complex disputes throughout the country in federal district and appeals courts and has represented clients in foreign dispute resolution hearings around the world. Mary possesses extensive experience in counseling clients in negotiating and drafting trademark and copyright licenses and related agreements and releases, internet linking agreements, co-branding agreements, and strategic marketing alliances. Mary is also deeply experienced in virtually all aspects of the production and execution of advertising agreements, marketing contracts, and promotions, including sweepstakes review, sponsorship agreements, talent agreements, music licenses, promotion fulfillment, creative service agency agreements, branded entertainment agreements, privacy and social media policies, and other internet-related agreements. Before founding ILG in 2011, Mary was national chair of the advertising and marketing practice group at an Am Law 100 law firm and the founding partner of the Chicago office of a top-tier international law firm known for its entertainment, advertising, and media practice. She began her career out of law school at a nationally known Chicago trademark boutique where she practiced for 16 years as both an associate and equity partner and honed her skills as a successful trademark and false advertising litigator. Mary is passionately involved in numerous charitable and community organizations. Notably, she has raised tens of thousands of dollars for the Alzheimer’s Association and has been recognized as a Grand Champion for her fundraising efforts on behalf of Team Innis (founded by her father Thomas Innis) in connection with Walk to End Alzheimer’s for more than 10 years.

Rosemary James
Charter Member
Intellectual Property Law

401 E 7th St, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA