Edmund J. Haughey

Partner
Haughey, Edmund J.
Ed Haughey handles the full spectrum of intellectual property law, with a particular emphasis on patent and trademark litigation. Ed’s experience encompasses a broad range of technologies involving the mechanical, electrical, computer, and pharmaceutical industries. He has represented business and industry leaders in litigations in U.S. district and appellate courts, and in Section 337 investigations before the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC). In addition to his litigation practice, Ed regularly counsels clients on patent and trademark protection, clearance, licensing, and enforcement strategies.

Experience

Representative Matters

  • Represented Canon against 34 companies in a patent infringement action involving toner cartridges and OPC drums for laser printers (ITC and S.D.N.Y.)
  • Defended MasterCraft Boat Company in two patent infringement actions brought by Malibu Boats involving wake surf systems (E.D. Tenn.)
  • Represented MasterCraft Boat Company in a patent licensing dispute (AAA Arbitration)
  • Represented Canon against UniNet Imaging in a patent infringement action involving toner bottles for laser copiers (E.D. Va.)
  • Defended Canon in a patent infringement action brought by Walker Digital involving digital cameras (D. Del.)
  • Defended Canon in a patent infringement action brought by Lodsys involving inkjet printers and software (E.D. Tex.)
  • Defended Canon in a patent infringement action brought by Norman IP Holdings involving interrupt enabling and clock generator circuitry (E.D. Tex.)
  • Represented Canon against 20 companies in a patent infringement action involving toner cartridges for laser printers (ITC and S.D.N.Y.)
  • Represented Novartis in patent infringement actions against Teva, Roxane, and Macleods involving methods of treatment with the antiviral compound Famvir® (D.N.J. and D.D.C.)
  • Represented Canon against Copylite and Polek & Polek in a patent infringement action involving toner bottles for laser copiers (E.D. Va.)
  • Represented Canon against Densigraphix in a patent infringement action involving toner bottles for laser copiers (E.D. Va.)
  • Represented several major pharmaceutical companies in patent term adjustment (PTA) actions (D.D.C.)
  • Represented Munters against Novelaire Technologies in a patent infringement action involving methods and systems for conditioning air (N.D. Ga.)
  • Represented Canon in a patent infringement action against GCC and Q-Imaging involving toner cartridges for laser printers (S.D.N.Y. and Fed. Cir.)
  • Represented Mutual of Omaha in multiple trademark infringement and unfair competition actions (D. Neb.)
  • Represented Rohde & Schwarz in a patent interference involving the real-time testing of digital television antenna transmitting systems (B.P.A.I.)
  • Defended Canon in a patent infringement action brought by Compression Labs involving digital image compression (E.D. Tex. and N.D. Cal.)
  • Represented Donnelly in a patent infringement action against Johnson Controls involving digital compasses and electrochromic mirrors for vehicles (W.D. Mich.)
  • Represented The Varsity in multiple trademark infringement and unfair competition actions (S.D. Ga. and M.D.N.C.)
  • Represented Trojan Technologies in a patent infringement action against Calgon Carbon involving ultraviolet wastewater disinfection (S.D. Ga.)
  • Represented Tanning Research Laboratories in a trademark cancellation proceeding against Johnson & Johnson (T.T.A.B.)

Representative Clients

  • Canon
  • MasterCraft Boat Company
  • Mutual of Omaha Insurance Company
  • Novartis

Insights

Credentials
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Education

  • J.D. Order of the Coif William & Mary School of Law 1998
  • B.S.E. Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics magna cum laude University of Pennsylvania 1995

Bar Admissions

  • Virginia
  • District of Columbia
  • North Carolina
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

Court Admissions

  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Michigan

Recognition
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  • Managing Intellectual Property, IP Star, 2013 – 2020
  • IAM Patent 1000, The World’s Leading Patent Professionals, 2012 – 2019
  • IAM 250, The World’s Leading Patent Litigators, 2011
  • Legal 500
    • Intellectual Property – Patents: Litigation (full coverage), 2019
    • Patent – Prosecution, 2018
    • Trademarks – Non-contentious (full coverage), 2014 – 2015
  • World Trademark Review, WTR 1000, 2015 – 2019
  • Super Lawyers, Washington, DC, 2013 – 2017