Bridgette Gershoni is a skilled intellectual property litigator and counselor with a particular emphasis on brand protection, strategy, and enforcement. Ms. Gershoni advises and handles complex issues for industry-leading clients, including some of the world’s most famous brands, across a broad range of technologies involving utility patents, design patents, trademarks, dilution, trade dress, trade secrets, and unfair competition claims. Ms. Gershoni has obtained favorable outcomes for her clients in federal district courts across the country and at the International Trade Commission, with victories affirmed at the Federal Circuit.
Ms. Gershoni utilizes her broad IP experience to apply a holistic approach to her client’s needs. Ms. Gershoni’s recent successes include expeditiously obtaining a temporary restraining order (TRO) to halt the distribution of knockoff products, crafting and implementing enforcement plans targeting sellers of counterfeit goods, and formulating policies to curb and address infringement.
Ms. Gershoni also advises clients on IP issues related to emerging technologies such as blockchain, non-fungible tokens (NFTs), and metaverse-related applications and products. Ms. Gershoni’s experience in this area includes advising clients on crypto-based IP assets, analyzing infringement by NFTs, and keeping clients up-to-date on emerging trends and utility cases in the NFT market.
Ms. Gershoni is also a contributing author of the Patent Litigation and Patent Litigation Strategies Handbook.
"Ones to Watch" — Litigation: Intellectual Property (D.C.) (2023-2024)
- J.D., The George Washington University Law School, 2016
- B.A., Political Science & Economics, West Virginia University, 2013, magna cum laude
- District of Columbia
- U.S. District Court, Central District of California
- U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
- Supreme Court of the United States
- Member, Giles S. Rich American Inn of Court
- Member, ChIPS Women in IP
- Vice Chair, Trademark Treaties and International Law, AIPLA