Edmund J Haughey III

Partner at Fitzpatrick, Cella, Harper & Scinto

Edmund J Haughey III’s practice covers the full spectrum of IP law, with a particular emphasis on patent and trademark litigation. His experience encompasses a broad range of technologies across the mechanical, electrical, computer and pharmaceutical industries. He has represented business and industry leaders in litigations in the US district and appellate courts and in Section 337 investigations before the US International Trade Commission (ITC).

In addition to his litigation practice, Mr Haughey regularly counsels clients on patent and trademark protection, clearance, licensing and enforcement strategies. He also chairs the firm’s consumer goods and aerospace, automotive and marine industry groups and trademark practice group, and co-chairs the firm’s ITC Section 337 litigation practice group.

Case highlight

In re Certain Toner Cartridges and Components Thereof (USITC 2015). Between 2013 and 2015, Mr Haughey helped Canon to obtain two of only five general exclusion orders issued by the ITC during that three-year period. The general exclusion orders encompass seven patents protecting Canon’s valuable toner cartridge technology and prohibit the importation of all infringing products, irrespective of source. In related district court litigations, Canon obtained 40 permanent injunctions against more than 60 defendants.


  • “[H]ighly organised and agile”; “well suited to litigating major disputes in the fast-moving ITC” (IAM Patent 1000 2013).
  • “[A]pplauded for his courtroom and presentation skills and ability to handle any type of technology” (IAM Patent 1000 2012).
  • “[K]nows exactly how to handle things in the courtroom” (IAM Patent 250 2011).

Firm details

Fitzpatrick, Cella, Harper & Scinto
975 F Street North West
Washington DC 20004-1462
United States

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