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Ava K. Doppelt - Orlando, FL

255 South Orange AvenueSuite 1401 Orlando, FL 32801

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Updated: 03/17/2021

Orlando Trademark and Copyright Acquisition and Counseling Lawyer

Overview

Ms. Doppelt is a Florida Board Certified Intellectual Property Law Attorney. She advises clients on trademark, publishing, entertainment, licensing, franchising, and copyright matters. She manages trademark and copyright portfolios, and has substantial litigation experience in federal and state courts and administrative agencies. Ms. Doppelt speaks frequently on intellectual property, publishing and entertainment law. She has served as an expert witness...

Ms. Doppelt is a Florida Board Certified Intellectual Property Law Attorney. She advises clients on trademark, publishing, entertainment, licensing, franchising, and copyright matters. She manages trademark and copyright portfolios, and has substantial litigation experience in federal and state courts and administrative agencies. Ms. Doppelt speaks frequently on intellectual property, publishing and entertainment law. She has served as an expert witness. Ms. Doppelt was formerly an attorney for Prentice-Hall, Inc. and The Reader's Digest Association, Inc. She serves on the boards of the Orlando Ballet, Florida Lawyers Mutual Insurance Company and The Association to Preserve the Eatonville Community (Zora Neal Hurston Festival). Ms. Doppelt was the Treasurer and member of the Executive Council of the Orange County Bar Association, and the recipient of it’s William Trickel, Jr. Professionalism Award in 2002. She is a member of the Florida Association for Women Lawyers (President 1990 – 1991) and was the Recipient of its Golden Star Award in 2001. Ms. Doppelt also served as a Commissioner of the Ninth Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission (1992 – 1996, Chair 1996 - 1996) and the Ninth Circuit Grievance Committee. Ms. Doppelt has been an adjunct professor at Barry University Law School. She is a co-author of the chapter on Trademarks, Service Marks and Other Related Intellectual Property Rights in Florida Franchise Law and Practice. Ms. Doppelt has been named by Florida Trend as one of "Florida ’s Legal Elite" for 2004-09, has been included in the Florida Super Lawyers list for 2006-09, and has been selected by her peers to be included in the 2006 and 2008 edition of The Best Lawyers in America.

About Ava K. Doppelt

Practice Areas

  • Trademark and Copyright Acquisition and Counseling
  • Intellectual Property Litigation
  • Intellectual Property Transactions
  • Business Litigation and Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)
  • Franchise

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Shareholder

Representative Clients

  • Harcourt Brace and Company
  • Ron Jon Surf Shop of Florida, Inc.

Qualifications

Bar Admissions

  • Florida, 1984
  • New York, 1977
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of New York
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals Federal Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces

Other Affiliations

  • American Bar Association, Intellectual Property Section (Trademark and Copyright Litigation Committees)
  • Florida and Central Florida Association for Women Lawyers (Franchise Law Forum)
  • Florida and Central Florida Association for Women Lawyers
  • United States District Court Middle District of Florida Orlando Division (Grievance Committee)
  • Federal Bar Association
  • The Florida Bar, Executive Council, Business Law Section (Former Chair, Intellectual Property Committee)
  • The Florida Bar, Executive Council, Business Law Section (Antitrust, Franchise and Unfair Competition, Business Litigation Committee)
  • Judicial Nominating Procedures Committee, Equal Opportunity Law Section (Vice Chair)
  • IP Certifications Committee (Vice Chair)
  • Florida Executive Women
  • International Trademark Association
  • National Association of Women Lawyers
  • New York State Bar Association, Intellectual Property, Entertainment, and Sports Law Sections
  • Orange County Bar Association (Business Law and Judicial Relations Committees)

Education

  • New York University School of Law, New York, New York, 1976
    J.D.
  • Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, 1972
    A.B.
    Honors: Phi Beta Kappa

Past Positions

  • Reader's Digest Association, Inc., Attorney, -

Pro Bono Activities

  • Legal Aid Society of the Orange County Bar Association, - Present

Classes and Seminars

  • Numerous Seminars and Presentations, Florida Bar
  • Numerous Seminars and Presentations, American Bar Association
  • Numerous Seminars and Presentations, Orange County Bar Association

Achievements

Other Sources of Feedback About Ava K. Doppelt

Included on the 2024 Florida list


Past Lists

  • 2023 Florida Super Lawyers list
  • 2022 Florida Super Lawyers list
  • 2021 Florida Super Lawyers list
  • 2020 Florida Super Lawyers list
  • 2019 Florida Super Lawyers list
  • 2018 Florida Super Lawyers list
  • 2017 Florida Super Lawyers list
  • 2016 Florida Super Lawyers list
  • 2015 Florida Super Lawyers list
  • 2014 Florida Super Lawyers list
  • 2013 Florida Super Lawyers list
  • 2012 Florida Super Lawyers list
  • 2011 Florida Super Lawyers list
  • 2010 Florida Super Lawyers list
  • 2009 Florida Super Lawyers list
  • 2008 Florida Super Lawyers list
  • 2007 Florida Super Lawyers list
  • 2006 Florida Super Lawyers list

View the profile for Ava K. Doppelt on Super Lawyers

Honors

  • Recognized in Florida Trend’s 2019 Florida Legal Elite
  • The Commonwealth Institute: Awarded 2019 Top Women-Led Business in Florida
  • IP Star in the 2019/20 edition of IPSTARS
  • The Florida 500: Selected as one of Florida’s most Influential Business Leaders (2018-Current)
  • Women’s Executive Council, Achievement Award 2018
  • Best Lawyers in America, Copyright Law, Litigation-Intellectual Property, Trademark Law
  • Summit Award, 2015
  • Florida Super Lawyers, Top 50 Women Attorneys 2010 –2018
  • Florida Super Lawyers, Top 100 Lawyers: 2010 –2015
  • Florida Trend Legal Elite: 2004 – 2018
  • Florida Trend Legal Elite Hall of Fame 2011 – 2018
  • Managing Intellectual Property: IP Star, 2014 – 2018
  • AV Preeminent® Top Rated Lawyer, by Martindale-Hubbell™
  • Who’s Who Legal: 2013 – 2018
  • 2012 Rosemary Barkett Outstanding Achievement Award
  • Orlando Magazine Best Lawyers: 2009 – 2018
  • Best Lawyers in America, since 2006
  • Best Lawyers in America, Copyright Law, since 2011
  • Best Lawyers in America, Litigation – Intellectual Property, since 2011
  • Best Lawyers in America, Trademark Law, since 2011
  • Who’s Who of American Women, 2010 – 2011
  • Top 250 Women in Intellectual Property

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Address

255 South Orange AvenueSuite 1401 Orlando, FL 32801

Fax

  • 407-841-2343

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