also known as Bradley Paul Hartman
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.
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|VA||Authorized to practice law||1995||03/31/2016|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Copyright Law||Best Lawyers in America||2012|
|Litigation – Intellectual Property||Best Lawyers in America||2012|
|Litigation – Patent||Best Lawyers in America||2012|
|Trademark Law||Best Lawyers in America||2012|
|Intellectual Property Law||Best Lawyers in America||2011|
|Forty under 40 Emerging Leaders||Phoenix Business Journal||2007|
|Managing Partner||Hartman Titus PLC||2010 - Present|
|Member||Jennings Strouss & Salmon, PLC||2009 - 2010|
|Partner||Stinson Morrison Hecker||2002 - 2009|
|Associate||Stinson Morrison Hecker||1999 - 2002|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|International Trademark Association, Parallel Imports Committee||Member||2010 - Present|
|State Bar of Arizona, Intellectual Property Section||Executive Council Member||2009 - Present|
|International Trademark Association||Member||1999 - Present|
|State Bar of Arizona||Member||1997 - Present|
|Maricopa County Bar Association||Member||1997 - Present|
|Valley Leadership||Class 30||2009 - 2010|
|State Bar of Arizona, Intellectual Property Section||Chair||2001 - 2003|
|GEORGE WASHINGTON U||N/A||law||N/A|
|State Bar of Arizona, Intellectual Property Section||Fraud In the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office||2010|
|State Bar of Arizona, Intellectual Property Section||Cases from the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office||2009|
|State Bar of Arizona Annual Convention||The Lifecycle of Business Intellectual Property: From Birth to Death||2007|
|State Bar of Arizona, Intellectual Property Section||Cases from the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office||2006|
|National Contract Managers Association||Software Development and Licensing Agreements: Key Terms and Intellectual Property Issues||2004|
|State Bar of Arizona Annual Conference||Fair or Foul? Using the Intellectual Property, Identity and Images of Others Without Consent or Liability||2003|
|National Business Institute||Capturing Key Evidence Through Electronic Discovery||2003|