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Terence P. Ross, Esq.

Terrence Ross is a partner at Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP, a Washington, DC, practice that handles cases involving intellectual property and trade disputes, as well as a variety of litigation and trial matters. Mr. Ross’s practice is concentrated on civil-lawsuit trials, especially those relating to intellectual property, media, and technology. He is known for his application of intellectual property laws to e-commerce and has worked on several notable cases that deal with patent and copyright infringement, trade-secret and unfair competition litigation, and trademark disputes. Mr. Ross was selected in 2002 by the IP Worldwide Magazine as one of the seven best intellectual-property litigators in the U.S. under 45. Washington Magazine also named him as a “best lawyer” in 2004 and 2007. He has been recognized by the Washington Legal Foundation and the National Institute of Trial Advocacy for his legal successes as well.

Through his 25 years of legal practice, Mr. Ross has maintained a reputation for handling high-profile cases that involve large potential damages or new issues within the law and society. He has extensive litigation experience at both the trial and appellate levels. He is admitted to practice in Virginia, the District of Columbia, and New York and is also a member of several federal courts, including the Supreme Court of the United States and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.

Mr. Ross graduated from Stanford University with honors in 1980 and from the University of Virginia School of Law in 1983. At the School of Law, he was a research editor and member of the Managing Board of the Virginia Law Review. He also has an M.A. in history from George Mason University and continues to work toward a Ph.D. He is an adjunct professor at George Mason University Law School, where he teaches intellectual property. He also authored the leading treatise on intellectual-property damages, Intellectual Property Law: Damages and Remedies, published by the Law Journal Press.