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Brad Hartman is an intellectual property and corporate lawyer with experience litigating intellectual property cases and business disputes in state and federal courts.

Brad has extensive experience counseling clients holding a broad spectrum of technologies and intellectual property rights. He helps clients of all shapes and sizes protect, license, transfer, and enforce their trademarks, patents, copyright-protected materials, Internet domain names and trade secrets. Brad clears, registers, and enforces trademarks in the U.S. and internationally, including litigation in federal courts and in opposition and cancellation proceedings before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. Brad helps clients pinpoint, protect, and generate profit from their intellectual property rights.

Brad is involved in drafting and negotiating complex agreements involving the acquisition, protection and licensing of intellectual property rights, as well as confidentiality, invention assignment and nondisclosure agreements. He also works with clients in recovering pirated domain names and halting the infringement of intellectual property rights on the Internet.

Brad’s clients look to him as their “outside general counsel,” seeking his advice and assistance on a variety of legal matters, from corporate to complex commercial litigation to employment.

Before founding his own intellectual property law firm in 2010, Brad was a Member of one of the oldest law firms in Phoenix, with 80 attorneys in four offices. Previously, Brad was a Partner in the Phoenix office of a 370-attorney national law firm, with offices in eight cities. Brad chaired the firm’s Phoenix office business department. Brad was selected for inclusion in Best Lawyers in America® 2011 in the area of Intellectual Property Law and is included in Best Lawyers in America® 2012 in the areas of Copyright Law, Litigation – Intellectual Property, Litigation – Patent, and Trademark Law.

Prior to his work in private practice, Brad served as a legal intern for the United States Supreme Court and a law clerk at the United States Department of Justice. He obtained his J.D. from The George Washington University Law School and his B.B.A. in Economics and Public Policy Administration from The George Washington University.


Practice areas


  1. Intellectual Property: 30%
    21 years
  2. Trademark Application: 30%
    21 years
  3. Trademark: 20%
    21 years
  4. Patent Infringement: 10%
    21 years
  5. Copyright: 10%
    21 years

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Contact info

Hartman Titus PLC

7114 E. Stetson Drive
Suite 205
Scottsdale, AZ, 85251-3250


AZActive 199607/01/2016
VAAuthorized to practice law199503/31/2016
DCInactive 199607/10/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Copyright LawBest Lawyers in America2012
Litigation – Intellectual PropertyBest Lawyers in America2012
Litigation – PatentBest Lawyers in America2012
Trademark LawBest Lawyers in America2012
Intellectual Property LawBest Lawyers in America2011
Forty under 40 Emerging LeadersPhoenix Business Journal2007
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Managing PartnerHartman Titus PLC2010 - Present
MemberJennings Strouss & Salmon, PLC2009 - 2010
PartnerStinson Morrison Hecker2002 - 2009
AssociateStinson Morrison Hecker1999 - 2002
Association namePosition nameDuration
International Trademark Association, Parallel Imports CommitteeMember2010 - Present
State Bar of Arizona, Intellectual Property SectionExecutive Council Member2009 - Present
International Trademark AssociationMember1999 - Present
State Bar of ArizonaMember1997 - Present
Maricopa County Bar AssociationMember1997 - Present
Valley LeadershipClass 302009 - 2010
State Bar of Arizona, Intellectual Property SectionChair2001 - 2003
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
George Washington University National Law CenterN/AJD - Juris DoctorN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
State Bar of Arizona, Intellectual Property SectionFraud In the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office2010
State Bar of Arizona, Intellectual Property SectionCases from the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office2009
State Bar of Arizona Annual ConventionThe Lifecycle of Business Intellectual Property: From Birth to Death2007
State Bar of Arizona, Intellectual Property SectionCases from the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office2006
National Contract Managers AssociationSoftware Development and Licensing Agreements: Key Terms and Intellectual Property Issues2004
State Bar of Arizona Annual ConferenceFair or Foul? Using the Intellectual Property, Identity and Images of Others Without Consent or Liability2003
National Business InstituteCapturing Key Evidence Through Electronic Discovery2003