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  1. Litigation: 30%
  2. Trademark: 20%
  3. Patent Infringement: 20%
  4. Business: 15%
  5. Trademark Application: 15%

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Higgins Benjamin PLLC

101 W Friendly Ave Ste 500
Greensboro, NC, 27401-2521


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Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Legal EliteBusiness North Carolina2016
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell2016
Legal EliteBusiness North Carolina2014
Registered Patent AttorneyUnited States Patent and Trademark Office1995
J.D. cum laudeWake Forest University School of Law1989
Order of the Barristers Honor SocietyWake Forest University School of Law1989
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Mazzurco v. Mazzurco (Alamance County Superior Court)Favorable jury verdict in excess of $700,000.
Carolina Bank v. Tilex LLCFavorable Jury Verdict in excess of $500,000
Ashley Furniture Ind., Inc. v. SanGiorgio NA, LtdFavorable summary judgment. Overturned by Fourth Circuit
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Publication nameTitleDate
IP Links, NC Bar AssociationRecent Developments in Intellectual Property Law2001
IP LInks, NC Bar AssociationWhat is a Tertium Quid, and How Do you Protect It2000
Business TortsIt's Going to Cost How Much? The Role of Insurance in IP Disputes1998
Business TortsSilstar v. Shakespeare: Copying of Trademarks1997
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Wake Forest University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1989
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State UniversityCivil EngineeringBS - Bachelor of Science1982
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Triad Entrepreneur's WorkshopBasics of Intellectual Property2015