Henry Fasthoff has a wide and varied practice in the fields of Business Law, Intellectual Property, Internet & eCommerce and Commercial Litigation. He also acts as outside General Counsel for businesses and high net worth individuals.
Hank regularly drafts operating agreements and handles other entity organizational matters, negotiates and drafts a wide variety software agreements and licenses, website design and development agreements, privacy policies, and other documents and agreements relating to online businesses; advises clients on sweepstakes and skill contests; and represents clients in copyright matters before the U.S. Copyright Office, and trademark evaluation, clearance, prosecution and inter partes proceedings before the U. S. Patent & Trademark Office.
In the area of commercial litigation, he has broad experience involving contract disputes, business torts, noncompete agreements, commercial collections, post-judgment collections and real estate litigation, among other areas.
He has extensive experience litigating copyright, trademark, trade secret, and rights of publicity cases, and has recovered hundreds of infringing domain names on behalf of Fortune 500 companies, celebrities, professional athletes and other trademark owners.
In his second year as an attorney, Hank obtained a precedent-setting ruling on behalf of an Internet service provider client against Southwestern Bell Telephone Co., Inc. (now AT&T), in a case in which the Texas Public Utility Commission interpreted the Public Utility Regulatory Act’s Customer Disconnect Rules in a case of first impression.
- University of Houston Law Center, J.D., 1997
- Florida State University, B.S., 1994
- United States Supreme Court
- United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas
- United States District Court for the Western District of Texas
- United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
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