Burr & Forman

Harvey S. Kauget

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  • J.D., Touro College Jacob D Fuchberg Law Center (1995)
  • M.S., Materials Engineering/Electronic Materials, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (1985)
  • B.S., Chemistry, S.U.N.Y. Stony Brook University (1984)

Florida, New York

  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
  • U.S. District Court – Middle District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court – Northern District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court – Southern District of Florida

  • The Florida Bar
  • The New York Bar
  • The Best Lawyers in America®️, "Lawyer of the Year," Trademark Law, Tampa, Florida (2022)
  • The Best Lawyers in America®️, Information Technology Law (2008-2022), Litigation - Intellectual Property (2011-2022), Litigation - Patent (2011-2022), Patent Law (2011-2022), Technology Law (2010-2022), Trademark Law (2011-2022), Trade Secrets Law (2021-2022)
  • Named, Chambers USA, Intellectual Property (2021)
  • The Best Lawyers in America®️, "Lawyer of the Year," Patent Law, Tampa, Florida (2015, 2018, 2019, 2021)
  • Florida Trend, "Legal Elite," Intellectual Property Rights (2005, 2007-2008, 2010-2016, 2018, 2020-2021)
  • Florida Super Lawyers, Intellectual Property (2009, 2011-2021)

Tampa Office Managing Partner
| Tampa, FL

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Intellectual Property Commercial / Corporate Litigation

Harvey is the Tampa Office Managing Partner, practicing in the firm's Corporate Practice Group with a focus on intellectual property litigation and prosecution.

Harvey serves a wide-range of clients in the areas of patent, trademark and trade secret litigation, patent and trademark prosecution, IP risk management, portfolio licensing, and client counseling.

Harvey’s litigation and patent prosecution background consists of dealing with matters related to technologies such as: semiconductor processing, plasma dicing, welding systems, lighting and LEDs, hot plates, software, computer integration and networking, satellites, solar power, hydrogen fuel cells, biodiesel, gaming, jewelry, gift cards, cups, davit lift, suntan lotions, power tools, paint rollers, flow systems, nuclear control rods, shirt pressers, air filters, hot water systems, fans, contact lenses, blood plasma expander, disposable blood measuring device, urine analysis, teeth whitening, suture anchors, and medical devices. In addition, he also has experience in a wide-range of other areas including firearms, speakers, waste fuel flare stacks, furniture, exercise equipment, recycling equipment, cement materials, fence posts, and tidal gates.

Mr. Kauget has experience presenting cases before the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit and Eleventh Circuit. He is also a registered patent attorney admitted to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark office. Before Harvey began his legal career, he worked as an engineer and as a product manager in the semiconductor industry as well as a certified high school chemistry and physics teacher.