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Ury Fischer is a founding partner of Lott & Fischer. Mr. Fischer dedicates his practice to patent and trademark procurement and intellectual property litigation. Mr. Fischer’s patent procurement practice concentrates in the areas of mechanical and electrical arts, software and business methods. Mr. Fischer has represented a diverse group of U.S. and foreign-based clients in patent, trademark, copyright and computer law litigation matters.

Prior to commencing his legal career in 1996, Mr. Fischer served as Chief of Engineering by a Florida-based independent aeronautical engineering firm.

In that capacity, Mr. Fischer coordinated technical and regulatory aspects of complex engineering projects for various mid-sized airlines, including the supervision, design and implementation of aircraft fleet electronic retrofitting programs.

Mr. Fischer is fluent in written and spoken Spanish and, in addition to domestic clients, serves a large number of South American, Central American and Caribbean Basin clients.

Education

  • University of Miami School of Law, Juris Doctor, cum laude, 1994
  • Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Bachelor of Science, Aerospace Engineering and Mathematics, 1991

Bar Admissions

  • Florida, 1995 (Board Certified – Intellectual Property)
  • United States Supreme Court, 2002
  • United States Patent and Trademark Office, Registered Patent Attorney, 1999
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, 2000
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, 1999
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Florida, 1997
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Florida, 2000
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida, 1997
  • U.S. District Court District of Puerto Rico, 1999
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Texas, 2011
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois, 2012

Professional Affiliations

  • American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA), Chair IP Practice in Latin America Committee
  • Intellectual Property Committee of the Florida Bar, Past Chair
  • Cyber and Computer Law Committee of the Florida Bar, Past Chair
  • Intellectual Property Certification Committee of the Florida Bar, Past Chair
  • Inter-American Intellectual Property Association (ASIPI)
  • International Trademark Association (INTA)
  • Intellectual Property Law Association of Florida, Past President
  • Associate Editor, University of Miami Inter-American Law Review, 1993-1994

Reported and Notable Cases

  • Delaware Valley Floral Group, Inc. v. Shaw Rose Nets, LLC, 597 F.3d 1374 (Fed. Cir. 2010)
  • In re Bass, 314 F.3d 575 (Fed. Cir., 2002)
  • Phonometrics, Inc. v. Hotel Corporation of the Pacific, 20 Fed. Appx. 859, 2001 U.S. App. Lexis 23558, cert. denied, 536 U.S. 904 (2002)
  • SM Licensing Corp. v. U.S. Med. Care Holdings LLC, 2007 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 50877 (S.D. Fla. 2007)
  • D.J. Miller Music Distribs. v. Strauser, 2009 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 85952; 92 U.S.P.Q.2D (BNA) 1285 (M.D. Fla. Sept. 21, 2009)
  • Idearc Media Corp. v. Superpages.travel, 2008 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 74930 (S.D. Fla. 2008)
  • Ousborne Associates, Inc. v. The CBORD Group, Inc., Case No. 08-01879 (D. Md. 2008)
  • Iovate Health Sciences, et al. v. Bio-Engineered Supplements & Nutrition, Inc., Case No. 07-CV-46 (E.D. Tex. 2007)
  • Starmark Laboratories v. Creative Compounds, Case No. 06-CV-04745-JD (E.D. Pa. 2006)
  • Niles Audio Corporation v. Monster Cable Products, Inc., Case No. 03-CV-23444-GOLD (S.D. Fla. 2003)
  • Petit Bébé, L.C. v. Luv N’Care, Ltd., Case No. 03- 21483-CIV-MOORE (S.D. Fla. 2003)
  • Singer Company Ltd., et al v. Reach, International, Case No. 02-CV-22282-MOORE (S.D. Fla. 2002)
  • Farm Stores Grocery v. Crown Central, Case No. 02-CV-20161-HIGHSMITH (S.D. Fla. 2002)
  • Zodiac Pool Care, Inc. v. Hayward Pool Products, Inc., Case No. 05-CV-60266-JORDAN (S.D. Fla. 2005)
  • Churrascaria Porcão Ltda. v. Prime Products International, Inc., WIPO Case No. D2001-0535 (Domain name dispute arbitration before the World Intellectual Property Organization)
  • Caracol Primera Cadena Radial Colombiana S.A. v. ABCSites, Inc., WIPO Case No. D2003-0880 (Domain name dispute arbitration before the World Intellectual Property Organization)
  • Perez v. Marti, 770 So. 2d 176 (Fla. 3d DCA, 2000)

Publications and Presentations

  • Chapter Author: “Fundamentals of Patent Litigation”, Business Litigation in Florida (Multiple Editions 2011-2019) – Published by The Florida Bar and LexisNexis
  • Speaker: “Intellectual Property Systems During the COVID-19 Crisis” Brazilian Intellectual Property Association (ABPI), Worldwide Online Webinar, June 2020
  • Speaker: “Intellectual Property Board Certification” Florida Bar’s 10th Annual Intellectual Property Law Symposium, Orlando, Florida, April 2019
  • Speaker: “An overview of the Hague Agreement Concerning the International Deposit of Industrial Designs” 8th Annual International Conference of the Mexican Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AMPPI), Mexico City, Mexico, March 2019
  • Bad Faith Assertion Legislation: Troll Solution or More Headaches for Defendants?, Landslide Magazine (American Bar Association) Volume: 8 Issue: 5 (2016) (with Noah Rashkind)
  • Speaker: “Intellectual Property Rights in Today’s Digital Economy” Dade County Bar Association’s 5th Annual Bench & Bar Conference, Miami, Florida, February, 2016
  • Speaker: “An Overview of the Patent Prosecution Highway” Annual Meeting of the Inter-American Intellectual Property Association (ASIPI), Cartagena, Colombia, November 2015
  • Faculty – Third Annual Midwinter Patent Experts Conference, Naples, Florida on February 9-10, 2015
  • Speaker: “License Negotiations with Foreign and Multinational Entities” 2015 AIPLA Mid-Winter Institute, Orlando, Florida, January 2015
  • Speaker: “An Evolving Patent Claim Quagmire of Eligibility and Infringeability” 2013 AIPLA Spring Meeting, Seattle, Washington, May 2013
  • Speaker: “Trade Secrets – Year in Review” 2008 AIPLA Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C., October 2008
  • Chapter Author: “Patent Law Basics”, Juris 2004-06 Handbook (Judicial law clerk reference handbook for the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida)
  • Speaker and Chapter Author: “Patent Law Basics” January 2004 – Sponsored by the Young Lawyer Division of the Florida Bar
  • Speaker and Chapter Author: “Patent Law Survey” November 2002 – Sponsored by the Young Lawyer Division of the Florida Bar
  • Speaker and Chapter Author: “The Law of the Internet in Florida” – Sponsored by the National Business Institute, May 2002

Honors/Recognition

  • Peer Review Rating of AV© Preeminent by Martindale Hubbell
  • Ranked by Chambers and Partners in Intellectual Property
  • Named “Lawyer of the Year” in 2013, 2017, 2018, and 2020 by The Best Lawyers in America©
  • Included in The Best Lawyers in America© since 2006
  • Named a Florida SuperLawyer® since 2009
  • Included in Florida Trend© Magazine’s Florida Legal Elite since 2012
  • Recognized as a “Top Lawyer” in the South Florida Legal Guide
  • Recognized as a “Top Florida Lawyer” by Florida Monthly© Magazine