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Louis T. Perry

Faegre Baker Daniels

Indianapolis, IN, USA


Lou Perry is a member of the firm's trademark, copyright, advertising and media (T- CAM) practice. His area of expertise is litigation, and he routinely serves as trial counsel for clients in federal and state courts, as well as before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board.

Lou has represented clients from a variety of industries in disputes arising under:

  • The Lanham Act
  • The Copyright Act
  • The Digital Millennium Copyright Act
  • The Telephone Consumer Protection Act

Representative IP Litigation Experience

  • Hana Financial, Inc. v. Hana Bank et al., ----U.S.--- (2014) (cert granted) (amicus curiae brief filed on behalf of the American Intellectual Property Organization) (trademark tacking)
  • Verscene, Inc. v. HNI Corporation (D. Minn. 2012) (trademark infringement);
  • Reckitt Benckiser v. L. Perrigo (TTAB 2010) (opposition proceeding)
  • The Outdoorsman, Inc. v. Outdoorsman Direct, LLC (Marion County Superior Court 2012) (trademark infringement)

IP Counseling and Licensing Expertise
Lou also routinely handles the following types of matters for his clients:

  • Website policies and agreements
  • Trademark clearance and opinions
  • Pre-litigation trademark enforcement and defense
  • Software agreements
  • Licensing agreements
  • Publishing agreements

Professional Organizations

  • Indiana State Bar Association
  • Indianapolis Bar Association
  • American Intellectual Property Law Association

Presentations

  • When It's Important, It's REALLY Important—Trademark and Bankruptcy, Due Diligence, Dual Filings and Assignments - American Intellectual Property Law Association Annual Meeting, 2014
  • Survey Evidence in Trademark Disputes - International Trademark Association Roundtable, Indianapolis, 2009

Services & Industries

  • Intellectual Property
    • Trademark, Copyright, Advertising & Media (T-CAM)
  • Litigation & Advocacy
    • Finance Litigation
  • Regulatory
    • Privacy & Data Security
  • Sports & Entertainment

Education

Notre Dame Law School J.D., cum laude (2005)
University of Notre Dame B.A., magna cum laude (2002)

Bar Admissions

Indiana

Court Admissions

U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Indiana
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana

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