Overview


Paul M. Schoenhard is a highly skilled trial and appellate litigator representing clients in US district courts, the International Trade Commission (ITC) and the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. He has managed high-profile intellectual property disputes involving patents, trademarks, trade dress and unfair competition claims from inception through trial and/or settlement, including serving as lead counsel at trial and in appeals to the Federal Circuit.

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Results


  • Representing Humvee®-maker AM General LLC in a trademark and trade dress infringement lawsuit against Activision related to its Call of Duty® video game franchise (AM General LLC v. Activision Blizzard Inc. et al.)
  • Serving as lead counsel for Serta Simmons Bedding against Casper Sleep in a dispute involving three patents related to mattresses and channel cut technology (Serta Simmons Bedding, LLC, et al. v. Casper Sleep Inc.)

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Recognitions


  • Washington, DC Super Lawyers, Intellectual Property Litigation, 2018
  • Intellectual Asset Management (IAM) Patent 1000, The World’s Leading Patent Professionals, United States DC Metro Area, 2017
  • The Legal 500 US, 2017 to 2019
  • Benchmark Litigation, 40 & Under Hot List, 2018 and 2019

Credentials


Education
Harvard Law School, JD, 2003
Dartmouth College, BA Mathematics and Computer Science, magna cum laude, 2000

Admissions
District of Columbia
Virginia

Courts / Agencies
Supreme Court of the United States
US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit

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Paul M. Schoenhard

Insights & Events / Media

Intellectual Property Magazine / December 2018

Washington, District of Columbia / Speaking Engagements / March 23, 2017

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