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H. Jonathan Redway

Jon is a nationally recognized trial lawyer in patent, trademark, trade secret and copyright litigation law.  Jon has exceptional experience in complex Section 337 intellectual property investigations brought before the International Trade Commission (“ITC”) having tried investigations before no less than six different administrative law judges.  In addition, Jon has successfully tried numerous intellectual property, antitrust, commercial and environmental cases to juries and judges throughout the country.  Jon is experienced in all aspects of civil litigation, including preliminary injunctions, discovery, claim construction, expert witnesses, and dispositive motion practice. Jon also has experience with proceeding brought before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board.  Jon was previously recognized by the District of Columbia Super Lawyers six years in a row.  In 2021-2023, Jon was recommended for his trial work by WTR 1000. In 2023, Jon was recognized by Legal 500 for both Intellectual Property and IP Litigation. Jon is admitted to practice before courts located in Virginia, the District of Columbia, Maryland, Michigan, Massachusetts and Texas.

In 2023, Jon prevailed in a § 337 investigation before the International Trade Commission on behalf of three wholly-owned subsidiaries of RealTruck stopping the unlawful trade practices of nineteen Chinese and domestic manufacturers, importers and sellers of infringing pick-up truck folding bed covers systems.  See In the Matter of Certain Pick-Up Truck Folding Bed Cover Systems and Components Thereof, 337-TA-1353. 

In 2022, Jon prevailed in a § 337 investigation before the International Trade Commission on behalf of Apeks, LLC stopping the unlawful trade practice of fifteen Chinese and domestic manufacturers, importers and sellers of infringing falling film evaporator systems.  See In the Matter of Certain Centrifuge Utility Platform and Falling Film Evaporator Systems and Components Thereof, 337-TA-1311.  

In 2021, Jon was awarded summary judgment on behalf of film maker Kingdom Story Company (I Can Only Imagine and American Underdog) on all counts in the defense of a trademark infringement lawsuit brought in the Southern District of Florida.  See KingdomWorks Studios v. Kingdom Studios and Kingdom Inc., No. 19-14238-CV- Martinez/Maynard, 2021 WL 6926419 (S.D. Fla. Nov. 19 2021).

In 2020, Jon was awarded summary judgment on behalf of the leading event management platform Cvent, Inc. in the defense of a trademark infringement lawsuit brought in the Northern District of Georgia, Atlanta Division.  See Tarsus Connect v. Cvent, Inc., 452 F. Supp. 3d 1334 (N.D. Ga. 2020).

 

Education & Credentials

Education

Roanoke College

B.A., 1982
  • cum laude

George Washington University

J.D., 1989
  • With Honors
  • George Washington Law Review, 1988-1989

Bar Admission

  • District of Columbia
  • Virginia

Acknowledgements

  • The Legal 500 United States
    • Intellectual Property - Patents, Litigation, 2023
  • WTR 1000
    • "World’s Leading Trademark Attorneys," Washington; D.C.– Silver Band, 2021 - 2023
    • Silver, Enforcement and Litigation, 2024
  • Washington D.C. Super Lawyers®
    • Intellectual Property Litigation, 2014-2019

Representative Clients

  • Advanced Digital Broadcast
  • AT&T Mobility
  • Cvent, Inc.
  • Federal-Mogul Corporation
  • Seacrets--Jamaica USA
  • Truck Hero

Prominent Assignments

Representative 337 Patent and Trademark Investigations (“ITC”)

In the Matter of Certain Pick-Up Truck Folding Bed Cover Systems and Components Thereof, 337-TA-1353 (2023) (stopped unlawful truck bed cover patent infringement activities of twenty-one different Chinese and domestic entities within six months of filing § 337 complaint before the ITC) (request for General Exclusion Order pending)

In the Matter of Certain Centrifuge Utility Platform and Falling Film Evaporator Systems and Components Thereof, 337-TA-1311 (2022) (stopped unlawful CCU and FFES patent infringement activities of fifteen foreign and domestic entities within seven months of filing § 337 complaint before the ITC)

In the Matter of Certain Pick-up Truck Folding Bed Cover Systems and Components Thereof, 337-TA-1143 (2019) (stopped unlawful infringement of five utility patents, one design patent, and two federal trademark registration by numerous foreign and domestic entities within eight months of filing complaint with ITC) (included motion for temporary exclusion order)

In the Matter of Certain Powered Covered Plates, 337-TA-1124 (2018) (secured quick termination for client respondent in utility and design patent investigation)

In the Matter of Certain Chassis Parts Incorporating Moveable Sockets and Components Thereof, 337-TA-978 (2015) (stopped infringing automotive steering and suspension system sockets from entering U.S. market within months of filing § 337 complaint)

In the Matter of Certain Windshield Wiper Devices and Components Thereof, 337-TA-881 and 337-TA-902 (2014) (secured § 337 finding of violation against respondent Trico while successfully defending allegations of infringement in parallel investigation)

Representative Patent District Court Litigations

Affinity Tool Works, LLC v. Hangzhou Great Star Industrial Co., Ltd, and Great Star Industrial USA LLC, 603 F. Supp.3d 274 (W.D.N.C. 2022/23) (obtained hotly disputed service over Chinese company defendant for U.S. client asserting patent infringement claims; case settled favorably following claim construction briefing)

Extang Corporation et al. v. Truck Accessories Group, Civil Action No. 19-923 (D. Del. 2022) (represented plaintiff accusing pick-up truck cargo box cover of infringing various patents; obtained favorable claim construction, Daubert and partial summary judgment rulings; case settled favorably on eve of trial)

Symbology v. Fresh Del Monte, Inc., Civil Action No. 2:2019-cv-05407 (S.D. Ohio 2020) (quickly resolved allegations of patent infringement)

Hybrid Audio, LLC v. Advanced Digital Broadcast SA et al. (D. Del.) (early dismissals of patent infringement claims accusing signal processing in set top boxes)

800 Adept v. ATT Mobility, 5:07-cv-00023 (E.D. Tex.) (after winning claim construction positions for ATT Mobility, obtained dismissal of patent infringement claims accusing cell tower routing of emergency 911 calls)

Naos v. Magnussen International 2:06-cv-00417(E.D. Va.) (pressing for summary judgment for client resulted in accused infringer exiting the market within four months of filing suit with fully paid up license for past infringement)

Industrial Part Depot v Federal Mogul Corp. 1:2016 cv. 01843 (D. Ohio) (successfully enforced Federal-Mogul’s proprietary friction-welded steel piston technology in declaratory judgment action)

Representative Trademark District Court Litigations

Williams Strike First Inc. v. The Williams Brothers Corporation of America, (W.D. Va. 2023) (protected Canadian client’s U.S. federally registered “STRIKE FIRST” mark; full win with accused infringer stopping all use)

KingdomWorks Studios v. Kingdom Studios, No. 19-14238-CV-Martinez/Maynard, 2021 WL 6926419 (S.D. Fla. 2021) (complete trademark defense win – awarded summary judgment following discovery on behalf of defendant based on acquired license to prior registration)

Tarsus Connect, LLC v. Cvent, Inc., 452 F. Supp. 3d 1334 (N.D. Ga. 2020) (a complete defense win -- awarded summary judgment following discovery on behalf of defendant on all claims including a finding that the asserted “CONNECT” mark was generic)

Cvent, Inc. v. OVH US LLC et al. (E.D. Va.) (obtained ex parte temporary restraining order closing down fraudulent cryptocurrency initial coin offering within 24 hours of notice)

Secrets Resorts v. O.C. Seacrets. (D. Md.) (Won trial before a Baltimore jury, including damages and a special verdict of willful infringement and an award of punitive damages in presence of opinion of counsel defense)

Navajo Nation v. Urban Outfitters, Inc. et al. (D.N.M) (represented Urban Outfitters, Free People, and Anthropologie in trademark dispute involving use of the term “Navajo”)

Cotton Inc. v. Cotton Real Estate (D. Mass.) (put an end to unlawful trademark infringement of the famous Seal of Cotton)

Anheuser-Busch, Inc. v. John Labatt Ltd. (D. Mo.)  (won jury verdict finding that defendant Labatt lacked protectable rights in the term “ice beer”)

 

Professional Involvement

  • Appointed, International Trademark Association's Right of Publicity Committee, 2024
  • Member, Intellectual Property Owners Association, Patent Division, U.S. Post-Grant Patent Office Practice
  • Member, International Trade Commission Trial Lawyers Association
  • Member, American Intellectual Property Law Association

Pro Bono Work

Jon has been active in pro bono matters in the Washington, D.C. area

  • Represented The Levine School of Music in the appeal of a special exception allowing the private music school to operate in a residentially-zoned neighborhood in Washington D.C.
  • Represented a class of Maryland students and families in an action against the City of Baltimore to obtain their constitutionally guaranteed right to an adequate education

Publications/Presentations

Jon frequently writes and presents on intellectual property topics and serves on the faculty for various intellectual property programs sponsored by the Practicing Law Institute, Advanced Patent Law Institute, as well as other industry organizations.

 

  •  Author, Autonomous Vehicle Intellectual Property,” The Voice of Technology, Northern Virginia Technology Counsel, May 2021
  • Co-Presenter with the Honorable Theodore R. Essex, “Resolution of IP Disputes before the International Trade Commission,” (January 14, 2020).
  • Co-Presenter, Intellectual Property and Autonomous Systems, Norther Virginia Technology Counsel (November 7, 2019).
  • Presenter, "U.S. Trademark Enforcement," International Trademark Association (INTA) Annual Meeting, May 18, 2019.
  • Presenter, “Section 337 Enforcement Proceedings for the International Trade Commission,” International Trademark Association (INTA) Annual Meeting, May 20–24, 2017.
  • A Powerful Weapon Against Infringing Imports, Today’s General Counsel, June/July 2016 Edition.
  • Moderator, Trademark Enforcement Before the International Trade Commission, International Trademark Association, Annual Meeting, May 2011, San Francisco, California. 
  • Presenter and Author, Patent Opinion Writing: An Update, Advanced Patent Law Institute, January 20-21, 2011, United States Patent and Trademark Office, Alexandria, Virginia.
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