25 Southeast 2nd Avenue, 8th Floor, Miami, FL 33131

M. Keith Lipscomb, Esq.

M. Keith Lipscomb, Esq.

Partner

Contacts

(786) 431-2230
kl@lipscombpartners.com

Keith Lipscomb, Esq. is a partner at Lipscomb & Partners, PLLC, and an experienced intellectual property and commercial litigator and trial attorney.

“My clients appreciate that I am fully committed to producing the highest quality legal work product, providing exceptional service and adding value to their matters.”

Practice Area:

Intellectual Property

  • Trademark, Copyright, Patent, Trade Secret, and Non-Compete litigation
  • Domain Name Disputes and Internet Law
  • Trademark Prosecution, including opposition and cancellation proceedings
  • Madrid Protocol and Community Trademark Applications
  • Trademark, Copyright and Patent Assignments, Licenses, Consent Agreements, Co-Branding Agreements, and similar types of agreements.
  • Computer Software Litigation
  • IP Licensing Campaigns (primarily for brand owners and software companies)
  • False Advertising Litigation
  • Unfair Competition Litigation

Commercial Litigation

  • Close Corporation Shareholders’ Disputes
  • Escrow disputes following mergers and acquisitions
  • Disputes involving the sale of goods under the Uniform Commercial Code or the UN Convention for the International Sales of Goods
  • Collection of large debts due and owing
  • Breaches of Fiduciary Duty
  • Accounting and Legal malpractice claims

Education:

Mr. Lipscomb received his Juris Doctorate from The Cornell Law School, cum laude. At Cornell, Mr. Lipscomb earned a Certificate of Business Law and Regulation, was an editor for the Cornell Journal of Law and Public Policy and was a semi-finalist in Cornell’s winter moot court competition. Mr. Lipscomb graduated from Syracuse University, magna cum laude with a bachelor in Public Affairs and a minor in philosophy. As a result of Mr. Lipscomb’s scholastic achievements, he was admitted to the Phi Beta Kappa and Phi Kappa Phi honor fraternities.

Presentations:

Pembroke Pines, FL; “Aggressive Advertising Tactics: How To Stay Within The Law”; Business Expo International, The Grand Palms Hotel & Golf Resort – December 2, 2010.

Davie, FL; “Intellectual Property: How To Protect Your Company’s Greatest Asset”; Grow Your Business Seminar Program, The Signature Grand – November 11, 2010.

Ft. Lauderdale, FL; “Top 10 Legal Tips For Getting Paid In A Tough Economy”; South Florida Business Expo, Fort Lauderdale Marriott North Hotel & Convention Center – September 30, 2010.

Representative Matters:

  • Represented a 150 store chain of wine and spirits stores in a bet your business trademark suit. Co-tried the case, and obtained a jury verdict of infringement for our client.
  • Represented a telecommunication company in a suit with $350,000,000 at issue against a software manufacturing company. Successfully obtained summary judgment on an outcome dispositive issue prior to settling the matter favorably for our client.
  • Represented a mortgage company against an approximately $3,000,000,000 in sales design/build firm in a bet your business trademark suit. Successfully settled dispute via a confidential settlement payment to our client.
  • Represented a small restaurant chain against one of the nation’s largest restaurant chains in a bet your business trademark suit. Settled the dispute via a confidential settlement payment to our client.
  • Represented a game manufacturer in a series of significant patent infringement suits. Obtained stipulated six figure judgments that were used as leverage to obtain subsequent verdicts.
  • Represented a developer in an $11,000,000 dispute over a failed real estate development partnership in central Florida. Obtained a walk away settlement.
  • Successfully negotiated with 97 condominium buyers to cancel their preconstruction contracts.
  • Represented dozens of companies including franchisors, franchisees, architects, retail stores, manufacturers and distributors in routine trademark, copyright, patent, trade secret and domain name disputes.

Community Involvement:

  • President of the Cornell Club of Greater Miami and the Florida Keys (2006-2007)
  • Co-Founded the All Ivy Plus Club (2006)
  • Graduate of Leadership Miami (2005)
  • On the Advisory Board for Best Buddies International (2005-2006)
  • Advising attorney for Legal Art (2005-2007)
  • On the Board of the Green Room Society (2006)
  • Secretary of the Cornell Club of Greater Miami and the Florida Keys (2004-2005)