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Brian R. Gilchrist - Orlando, FL

255 South Orange AvenueSuite 1401 Orlando, FL 32801

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Updated: 03/17/2021

Orlando Intellectual Property Litigation Lawyer

Overview

Mr. Gilchrist has substantial litigation experience, including experience in all phases of intellectual property, trade secrets, deceptive trade practices, unfair trade and restrictive covenant disputes. He has been rated an “AV’ attorney by Martindale-Hubbell since June 5, 1996. Mr. Gilchrist is a Guardian ad Litem with the Orange County Legal Aid Society and received an Award of Excellence in 2000 and 2004 for his efforts.

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Mr. Gilchrist has substantial litigation experience, including experience in all phases of intellectual property, trade secrets, deceptive trade practices, unfair trade and restrictive covenant disputes. He has been rated an “AV’ attorney by Martindale-Hubbell since June 5, 1996. Mr. Gilchrist is a Guardian ad Litem with the Orange County Legal Aid Society and received an Award of Excellence in 2000 and 2004 for his efforts.

Mr. Gilchrist is certified by the Florida Supreme Court as a mediator and serves as a certified mediator for the United States District Court, Middle District of Florida. He has been appointed by the Judges of the Middle District to mediate a number of intellectual property disputes and has been selected by numerous litigants as a third party neutral to assist in resolving intellectual property disputes.

About Brian R. Gilchrist

Practice Areas

  • Intellectual Property Litigation
  • Intellectual Property Transactions
  • Business Litigation and Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)
  • Online and Computer Technology
  • Business Litigation
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Managing Shareholder

Qualifications

Bar Admissions

  • Texas, 1989
  • Florida, 1988
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Wisconsin
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals Federal Circuit
  • Supreme Court of Texas
  • United States Supreme Court

Specialties and Certifications

  • Intellectual Property Law, The Florida Bar

Other Affiliations

  • The Florida Bar, Business Law and Intellectual Property Sections (Member)
  • State Bar of Texas (Member)
  • Orange County Bar Association, Business Law Section (Member)
  • American Bar Association (Member)
  • American Association for Justice (Member)
  • The Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers (Member)
  • American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA) (Member)
  • International Trademark Association (Member)
  • Orange County Bar Association
  • Federal Bar Association
  • Association of Trial Lawyers of America
  • Central Florida Chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates (Member)

Education

  • The University of Texas School of Law, Austin, Texas, 1988
    J.D.
  • Texas State University, 1985
    B.S.
    Honors: cum laude

Pro Bono Activities

  • Orange County Legal Aid Society

Classes and Seminars

  • "Intellectual Property Basic and Litigation for the Consulting Industry", Foodservice Consultants Society International, Orlando, Florida, September 5, 2002
  • "Expert Witness Testimony in Intellectual Property Cases", Florida Bar Seminar, Orlando, Florida, May 2, 2002
  • "Protecting your ‘Good Name’ - an Examination of Trademark Issues", National Business Institute, Orlando, Florida, August 9, 2001
  • Guest Speaker, "Personal Jurisdiction in Intellectual Property Matters", University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, 2001

Achievements

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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 Brian R. Gilchrist on Super Lawyers

Honors

  • Orlando Magazine Best Lawyers: 2011, 2010, 2009
  • Florida Trend Legal Elite: 2010, 2009, 2006
  • Best Lawyers of America: Since 2008
  • Florida Super Lawyers, Intellectual Property Litigation: 2011, 2010
  • AV Preeminent® Top Rated Lawyer by Martindale-Hubbell™
  • Best Lawyers in America, Litigation – Patent
  • Best Lawyers in America, Litigation – Intellectual Property
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • Florida Super Lawyers, Top 50 Orlando, 2006 - 2018
  • Florida Trend’s, Florida Legal Elite, 2019 - Present
  • Florida Bar Foundation Fellow, Member

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Address

255 South Orange AvenueSuite 1401 Orlando, FL 32801

Fax

  • 407-841-2343

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