Harrison, Bryan

Bryan G. Harrison


Partner

 

Overview

Bryan G. Harrison is Managing Partner of the Atlanta office of Locke Lord LLP where he concentrates his practice on intellectual property litigation. His practice focuses primarily on advising clients regarding patent, trademark and copyright infringement, computer system performance, and antitrust and unfair competition, as well as prosecuting and defending actions in which such issues arise. He serves as regional or national litigation counsel for clients and has prosecuted or defended cases in the various courts of over 30 states, Canada and the European Union.

Bryan has spoken and written articles concerning patent infringement, software copyright, electronic commerce, antitrust and other areas of the law and has provided pro bono services to the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Atlanta and its various parishes.

Prior to going into private practice, Bryan worked for the United States Department of Justice, Antitrust Division where he reviewed and investigated potential anticompetitive effects of proposed transactions under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Act and investigated and prosecuted numerous criminal antitrust and other white-collar actions.

Representative Experience

  • CONFIDENTIAL (representing medical device start up in intellectual property and related issues)
  • CYVA Research LLC v. Fasoo, Inc. (E.D. Tx) (represented defendant in patent infringement action relating to secure document transfer)
  • Profectus Tech. LLC v. Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd., et al., (E.D. Tx) (represented a group of defendants in a patent infringement action relating to adjustment/activation of computer screen in response to external event, obtained settlement)
  • In the Matter of Certain Crawler Cranes and Components Thereof; (U.S.I.T.C and Fed Cir.) (representing respondent manufacturer and U.S. sales subsidiary in ITC investigation and subsequent appeal relating to ultralift, reconfigurable cranes, completed one week trial and obtained Initial Determination finding no infringement)
  • CONFIDENTIAL (represented U.S. subsidiary and foreign parent in claims of violations of Iran Sanctions Act, as amended, by Office of Export Enforcement, obtained finding of no violation)
  • Intendis, Inc., et al. v. River’s Edge Pharma. LLC, (N.D. Ga) (represented the plaintiff in ANDA action relating to Desonate®)
  • In the Matter of Certain Ground Fault Circuit Interrupters and Devices Containing Same, (U.S.I.T.C.) (represented respondent manufacturer in ITC investigation relating to ground fault circuit interrupters, completed two week trial and obtained final Commission order)
  • In the Matter of Certain Toner Cartridges and Devices Containing Same, (U.S.I.T.C.) (represented non-respondent companies impacted by General Exclusion Order seeking clearance opinions from Office of International Trade, received full clearance on products)
  • Leviton Mfg. Co., Inc. v. Zheijiang Dongzheng Elec. Co., Ltd., (D.N.M.) (represented the defendant in a pair of patent infringement suits involving ground fault circuit interrupters; obtaining summary judgment of non-infringement in one case and a Markman ruling in the second, which resulted in a settlement)
  • In the Matter of Certain DC Controllers and Products Containing Same, (U.S.I.T.C.) (represented respondent manufacturer in ITC investigation relating to DC-DC converters, obtained settlement)
  • Synchrome Technology v. LG Electronics USA, et al. (N.D. Ga) (represented the defendant in a patent infringement suit involving communication methods for peripheral storage devices, obtained settlement)
  • Ricoh Co. Ltd. v. General Plastic Indus. Co., Ltd., (D.N.J.) (represented a defendant in a patent infringement suit involving numerous copier toner bottle patents, obtained summary judgment of non-infringement on certain claims and settlement of remaining claims)
  • WIAV Networks, LLC v. 3COM Corporation, et al., (E.D. Tx/N.D. Cal.) (represented group of defendants in a patent infringement suit involving mesh network protocols and roaming protocols in a packet communication network, obtained settlement)
  • Asia Optical v. LTI (D. Del) (represented the plaintiff in a patent infringement suit involving laser optics, obtained settlement)
  • Arrival Star, et al. v. EMS Technologies, Inc. (N.D. Ill.) (represented the defendant in a patent infringement suit involving geo-location technology, obtained settlement)
  • Arrival Star, et al. v. Datatrac Corporation (N.D. Ga.) (represented the defendant in a patent infringement suit involving geo-location technology, obtained settlement)
  • Arrival Star, et al. v. Ortec Int’l (S.D Fl.) (represented the defendant in a patent infringement suit involving geo-location technology, obtained settlement)
  • Zoltek v. Lockheed Martin, et al. (N.D. Ga) (Georgia trial counsel for plaintiff in patent infringement suit involving manufacturing process for stealth technology materials utilized in F-22 fighter, en banc CAFC ruled that manufacturer Defendants were subject to 28 U.S.C. §1498 immunity despite government’s earlier claims that §1498 was inapplicable)
  • Fotomedia Tech. v. Fujifilm U.S.A, et al., (E.D. Tx.) (represented a group of defendants in a patent infringement suit involving methods of internet-based photo sharing, obtained dismissal of clients from action)
  • In the Matter of Certain Light Emitting Diodes and Devices Containing Same, (U.S.I.T.C.) (represented respondent manufacturer in ITC investigation relating to solid state light emitting diodes, obtained settlement)
  • Wisefame International LTD et al v. FKA Distributing Co. d/b/a HoMedics, (E.D. Mi.) (representing plaintiff Wisefame in a patent suit involving electromechanical control systems for back massage devices)
  • Taymac v. Magnatron, et al., (M.D .Fl.) (represented the defendant in a patent infringement suit involving in-use weatherproof covers; obtained settlement)
  • Best Lighting v. RT Electrical, et al., (M.D. Fl.) (represented the defendant in a patent infringement suit involving light fixtures; obtained settlement)
  • EMC Corp. v. Columbia Data Products, Inc., (D. Ut.) (represented the defendant in a patent infringement suit involving computer memory process; court denied summary judgment of invalidity but expressed grave concerns about whether validity of patents could survive directed verdict motion at trial, settled case on the eve of trial with settlement)
  • Go Medical, Inc. v. C.R. Bard, Inc., (N.D. Ga.) (represented the defendant in a series of patent infringement actions involving catheter insertion tips, obtaining summary judgments after Markman rulings; summary judgments upheld on appeal)
  • EBS Dealing Resources, Ltd. v. Intercontinental Exchange, Inc., (S.D.N.Y.) (represented the defendant in a patent infringement action involving computerized trading systems, obtaining settlement for client after Markman ruling)
  • Lucas v. Wild Dunes Real Estate, Inc., (D.S.C.) (represented the defendant in a copyright and trademark infringement action, obtaining jury verdict, damages and attorneys' fee award for client)
  • Logica UK Ltd. v. CES Int’l, Inc., (U.K.) (represented the defendant in copyright and software performance dispute before the High Court of Justice, Queens Bench Division, Technology and Construction Court in London, England, obtaining settlement) 
  • All-Media Typlan v. Reuters, et al., (S.D.N.Y. and various courts throughout Europe) (represented the plaintiff in a software copyright and Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act case, lead counsel coordinating and appearing in actions pending in New York, the Netherlands, United Kingdom and Switzerland)

Professional Affiliations and Recognitions

  • Named, Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business (top lawyer in Intellectual Property) 2009-2014
  • Named, Georgia Super Lawyers
  • Member, American Bar Association (Intellectual Property Law and Antitrust Law Sections)
  • Member, Federal Circuit Bar Association
  • Member, American Intellectual Property Law Association
  • Member, American Chemical Society
  • Member, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
  • Member, American Institute of Physics