Edgar H Haug
Chairman at Haug Partners LLP
Edgar H Haug is the chair of Haug Partners LLP and was a founding member of the firm in 1997. Mr Haug is a “ranked trial lawyer” by Chambers, a member of the National Association of Distinguished Counsel and was recently a member of the Advisory Council for the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.
Mr Haug has extensive experience in bench and jury trials, as well as appellate proceedings having appeared before the US Supreme Court, the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit and the Second and Fourth Circuits. Mr Haug has also represented clients involved in proceedings before the UK High Court, the German Federal Supreme Court and the Tokyo High Court.
In addition to his activities as the firm’s chair and a practising trial attorney, Mr Haug recently served as president of the Federal Circuit Bar Association (FCBA) and as a member of its board of governors. The FCBA is a national bar association representing approximately 2,000 lawyers, judges and academics practising before the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, which sits a short walk away from the firm’s Washington DC office. The Federal Circuit hears all appeals of patent cases in the United States and offers a forum for common concerns and dialogue between the private bar, corporations, government employees and the court.
Mr Haug is a frequent lecturer throughout the world regarding all aspects of trial advocacy with a frequent focus on IP matters.