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Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP

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Danny M. Awdeh

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Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP

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Intellectual Property


Danny Awdeh is an experienced trademark lawyer who serves an international clientele on a wide variety of trademark issues, with a focus on litigation, disputes, global portfolio management, and strategic counseling. He routinely represents some of the world's most well-known brands in high-stakes litigation in federal district and appellate courts as well as before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB). In addition to obtaining favorable verdicts before the TTAB and courts, Mr. Awdeh has negotiated countless business-oriented solutions tailored to the needs of clients' global business and legal objectives.


• Intellectual Property Owners Association (co-vice chair, Trademark Law & Practice (International) Committee, 2010-2012) • District of Columbia Bar Association, Intellectual Property Section (chair, Trademark Committee, 2009-present) • Wake Forest Intellectual Property Journal (Advisory Board) • American Inns of Court • International Trademark Association • American Intellectual Property Law Association • American Bar Association (Section on Intellectual Property Law)


Emory University School of Law, J.D., 2003; Rhodes College, B.A., Economics, cum laude, 2000; London School of Economics, Executive Management Program International Business Strategy, 1997

United States: Intellectual property

Trademarks: litigation

Within: Trademarks: litigation

Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP is a highly regarded boutique with remarkable litigation expertise; it has been handling a large number of trademark disputes in a broad range of industries and has particular expertise in survey research. Recent highlights include the successful representation of PNC Bank in a dispute with mobile application developer Keith Alexander Ashe regarding the use of the ‘Spendology’ mark, and obtaining a preliminary injunction for LG against 18 companies that sold counterfeit LG TONE Bluetooth headsets. The team also handled several contentious matters for Under Armour, including a recent defense against a trademark infringement claim by Healthbox Global Partners regarding the client’s newly launched connected fitness product under the name ‘Healthbox’. Recommended experts include practice head Douglas Rettew as well as Mark Sommers, Danny Awdeh and Julia Anne Matheson, all of whom are based in Washington DC.

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