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Jason P. Bloom

Jason P. Bloom

Partner

Haynes and Boone, LLP
Texas, U.S.A.

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Jason Bloom is an experienced trial lawyer who is regularly called upon to represent clients in a wide array of matters before both state and federal courts. A true leader in the courtroom, the community, and the office, Jason works tirelessly on all aspects of his cases with one goal — achieving optimal results for his clients.

Jason’s written and oral advocacy skills make him an ideal team leader and advocate in all aspects of disputes. Jason has tried intellectual property and business cases in state and federal courts and has argued before the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, Texas Supreme Court, and Dallas Court of Appeals. Jason has handled intellectual property cases involving copyrights, trademarks, trade secrets, and patents and complex business disputes involving contracts, fraud, defamation, and an assortment of other causes of action. In light of this broad base of experience, Jason has represented clients in a variety of industries, including software, telecommunications, media, entertainment, energy, manufacturing, and real estate. Jason’s work and experience in these areas has garnered attention from a variety of media outlets including Fox 4 News, Forbes, Inc. Magazine, Yahoo! Finance, and IP Law 360.

Jason is the head of the Copyright Practice Group at Haynes and Boone. Jason is also former president of the Dallas Chapter of the Federal Bar Association and is involved with the Dallas Bar Association, having previously served as co-chair of the Media Relations Committee.

Jason routinely writes and speaks on intellectual property, First Amendment, and other legal issues, including recent articles in The Texas Bar Journal, IP Law360, and the International Trademark Association Bulletin. Jason also recently authored a chapter in Inside the Minds: Understanding the Use of Social Media in Litigation and co-authored Corporate Practice Series Portfolio No. 91, Social Media Law in Bloomberg BNA. Jason has recently given speeches on intellectual property law to the State Bar of Texas, Southern Methodist University IP Law Symposium, and the Intellectual Property Section of the Dallas Bar Association.

Education

J.D., Southern Methodist University, 2004, cum laude
B.A., Southern Methodist University, 2001, cum laude
Areas of Practice
Professional Career

Significant Accomplishments

Significant Appellate Representations

Briefed and argued copyright case to Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals resulting in affirmance of $1 million award of attorneys’ fees for defendants in copyright suit.

Briefed case to Texas Supreme Court and obtained favorable per curiam decision in favor of defendant under Texas’s anti-SLAPP statute.

Briefed and argued response to appeal of copyright infringement verdict to the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals and obtained full affirmance of trial court’s judgment in favor of our clients. Assisted with response to petition for writ of certiorari to United States Supreme Court and obtained denial of petition.

Briefed and argued response to appeal of final judgment in defamation matter to the Fifth District Court of Appeals in Dallas and obtained full affirmance of judgment in favor of our clients.

Trial Court Victories

Successfully defended 9-day copyright infringement trial brought in federal court by nationally syndicated radio host and book author seeking more than $13 million in damages by obtaining complete defense victory, declaratory relief in favor of clients, and substantial award of defense costs.

Obtained dismissal of defamation and other claims by former employee against client under Texas’s anti-SLAPP statute.

Obtained summary judgment on behalf of software company in case alleging trade secret theft, and later, with co-counsel, obtained award of more than $1 million in attorneys’ fees for client and co-defendant bank under Copyright Act.

Obtained summary judgment on behalf of intellectual property investigations and acquisitions company in federal lawsuit alleging fraud in a domain name acquisition transaction and seeking $6 million in damages.

Obtained summary judgment on behalf of magazine publisher, author, and current and former police officers on First Amendment and statutory grounds in lawsuit asserting claims for libel, libel per se, tortious interference, and intentional infliction of emotional distress.

Represented respondent in enforcement proceeding before the International Trade Commission involving allegations of patent infringement and trade secret misappropriation regarding integrated circuits.

Participated in trial resulting in $123 million verdict for client, an auto parts manufacturer, against chemical company found liable for chemical explosion at manufacturing plant.

Obtained summary judgment on behalf of client in dispute regarding entitlement to insurance proceeds resulting from burglary at manufacturing facility.

Obtained final judgment and attorneys' fees in favor of client in dispute regarding client's copyrights in software and source code used to run DVR products.

Secured permanent injunctive relief on behalf of client in copyright dispute involving client's copyrighted buckle sets and decorative conchos.

Instituted numerous seizure actions in copyright and trademark infringement disputes resulting in successful seizures of infringing items and injunctive relief on behalf of client.
Articles

New Law: Federal Circuit Finds Ban On Scandalous/Immoral Trademarks Unconstitutional
Haynes and Boone, LLP, January 2018

As part of a now-infamous 1972 monologue, comedian George Carlin listed the “Seven Words You Can Never Say on Television,” colorfully repeating each throughout his routine. While many of those words remain unacceptable for the airwaves, they may now be suitable for federal trademark registration, thanks to a recent decision from the Federal Circuit Court of Appeals...

Take Action by December 31st or Lose DMCA Safe Harbor Protection for User-Generated Content
Haynes and Boone, LLP, October 2017

The Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998 (the “DMCA”) provided a safe harbor to shield website owners, ISP’s, and other online service providers from certain claims for copyright infringement based on user generated content. This safe harbor has been very successful...

Portland Rockers Score a Winning Touchdown for the Redskins in Supreme Court Trademark Dispute
Haynes and Boone, LLP, June 2017

On Monday, the Supreme Court issued its decision in Matal v. Tam,1 a high-profile dispute implicating NFL football, Portland dance-rock, and the Lanham Act’s disparagement clause. In its eagerly anticipated decision, the Court, voting 8-0, struck down the Lanham Act’s prohibition on disparaging trademarks as facially unconstitutional under the First Amendment...

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