Brian R. Gilchrist

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Intellectual Property Litigation Attorney in Orlando, FL

Allen, Dyer, Doppelt, & Gilchrist, P.A.
 | 255 South Orange Avenue, Suite 1401
Orlando, FL 32801
Phone: 407-841-2330
Fax: 407-841-2343
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2021
Licensed Since: 1988
Practice Areas:
  • Intellectual Property Litigation (80%),
  • Business Litigation (20%)
    Attorney Profile

    Attorney Brian R. Gilchrist is the managing shareholder of the Allen, Dyer, Doppelt, & Gilchrist, P.A., law firm in Orlando, Florida. Board-certified in intellectual property law by The Florida Bar, Mr. Gilchrist has more than 31 years of legal experience. During this time, he has successfully handled more than 200 patent cases as well as dozens of trademark and copyright cases.

    Certified as a mediator by the Florida Supreme Court as well as a mediator and arbitrator for the American Arbitration Association, Mr. Gilchrist has achieved notable success assisting his clients with resolving their disputes and finding workable agreements without having to resort to costly, time-consuming litigation. Along with maintaining a thriving intellectual law practice, he also volunteers with the Orange County Legal Aid Society as a Guardian ad Litem for neglected and abused children. He has received several awards and certificates of appreciation for his selfless efforts.

    Recognized for his impeccable professionalism and exceptional legal abilities, Mr. Gilchrist holds an AV-Preeminent peer review rating* from Martindale-Hubbell, and The Best Lawyers in America© has named him among the leading attorneys in the country for intellectual property law and patent litigation. He also earned designation as a Legal Elite from Florida Trend Magazine and designation from Orlando Magazine and other peer review sources as one of the top attorneys in the region.

    A 1985 cum laude graduate of Texas State University, Mr. Gilchrist obtained his Juris Doctor from the University of Texas School of Law. He holds his license to practice in Texas and Florida as well as before the U.S. District Court for the Northern, Middle and Southern Districts of Florida, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th and Federal Circuits, and the U.S. Supreme Court.

    A leader in his legal community, Mr. Gilchrist currently serves on the Intellectual Property Certification Committee of The Florida Bar as well as the 9th Judicial Circuit Grievance Committee. He is a member of the Central Florida Chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates, the Orange County Bar Association, the American Intellectual Property Law Association and the International Trademark Association, among his other professional affiliations. He is also a Fellow with The Florida Bar Foundation.

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    Practice Areas
    • 80%Intellectual Property Litigation
    • 20%Business Litigation


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    Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2021

    Certificates and Credentials

    Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization

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    About Brian Gilchrist

    Admitted: 1988, Florida

    Professional Webpage:


    • Orlando Magazine’s Best Lawyers
    • Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers
    • Florida Trend Legal Elite
    • AV Preeminent® Top Rated Lawyer by Martindale-Hubbell™
    • Best Lawyers in America, Litigation – Intellectual Property
    • Best Lawyers in America, Litigation – Patent
    • Best Lawyers in America
    • Best Lawyers in America, Litigation-Intellectual Property, Litigation-Patent
    • Recognized in Florida Trend’s Florida Legal Elite, Florida Trend
    • Florida Super Lawyers, Top 50 Orlando, Super Lawyers

    Special Licenses/Certifications:

    • Certified by the Florida Supreme Court, Mediator
    • Board Certified by The Florida Bar, Intellectual Property Law

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • American Board of Trial Advocates, Central Florida Chapter, Member
    • Florida Academy of Professional Mediators, Member
    • Florida Bar’s Intellectual Property Certification Committee
    • International Trademark Association
    • American Intellectual Property Law Association
    • The Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers
    • Orange County Bar Association
    • The Association of Trial Lawyers of America
    • American Bar Association
    • Federal Bar Association
    • State Bar of Texas
    • United States Courts of Appeals for the Eleventh and Federal Circuit
    • The Florida Bar
    • United States Supreme Court
    • United States District Courts for the Middle, Northern, and Southern Districts of Florida
    • Texas, 1989
    • Florida, 1988

    Pro bono/Community Service:

    • Florida Bar Foundation Fellow Member
    • Orange County Legal Aid Society, Guardian ad Litem


    • Omega Patents, LLC v. Skypatrol, LLC, 2012 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 100833 (S.D. Fla. June 19, 2012)
    • Harris Corp. v. Fed. Express Corp., 2011 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 91895 (M.D. Fla. Aug. 16, 2011)
    • Sportcrete Ltd. v. Sternberg, 2011 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 73721 (M.D. Fla. July 7, 2011)
    • Omega Patents, LLC v. CalAmp Corp., 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 174577 (M.D. Fla. Jan. 5, 2016)
    • Advanced Cartridge Techs., LLC v. Lexmark Int’l, Inc., 2012 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 190851 (M.D. Fla. Mar. 26, 2012)
    • Am. Tech. Inc. v. Am. Future Tech. Corp., 2012 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 33992 (M.D. Fla. Mar. 14, 2012)
    • Diamondback Firearms, LLC v. Saeilo, Inc., 2012 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 156895 (M.D. Fla. Nov. 1, 2012)
    • Indus. Eng’g & Dev., Inc. v. Static Control Components, Inc., 2014 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 141821 (M.D. Fla. Oct. 6, 2014)
    • Malibu Boats, LLC v. Nautique Boat Co., 2015 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 178960 (E.D. Tenn. Jan. 26, 2015)
    • Advanced Media Networks, LLC v. Harris Caprock Communs., Inc., 2015 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 182949 (M.D. Fla. Oct. 28, 2015)
    • Mike Murphy’s Enters. v. Fineline Industries, LLC, 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 150670 (E.D. Cal. Oct. 31, 2016)
    • Yellowfin Yachts, Inc. v. Barker Boatworks, LLC, 2015 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 149754 (M.D. Fla. Nov. 4, 2015)
    • Home Design Servs. v. Turner Heritage Homes, Inc., 2017 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 135934, 2017 WL 3670179 (N.D. Fla. July 26, 2017)
    • Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. v.,  2017 U.S. App. LEXIS 3447, (11th Cir. 2017)
    • Anand Vidar LLC v. Evans Grp., Inc., 2017 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 127471, 2017 WL 8468213 (M.D. Fla. Aug.10, 2017)
    • Fowler v. Belniak, 232 So. 3d 387 (Fla 5th DCA 2017)
    • Chico’s Fas, Inc. v. Clair, 2017 U.S. App. LEXIS 2313 (Fed. Cir. 2017)
    • Omega Patents, LLC v. Calamp Corp., 2017 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 186645 (M.D. Fla. Sept. 22, 2017)
    • Taser Int’l, Inc. v. Phazzer Elecs., Inc., 2017 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 215407 (M.D. Fla. Oct. 11, 2017)
    • C.R.F. v. Dep’t of Children & Families, 2018 Fla. App. LEXIS 4951 (Fla 5th DCA 2018)

    Educational Background:

    • Texas State University, B.S., Honors: cum laude, 1985
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    255 South Orange Avenue
    Suite 1401
    Orlando, FL 32801

    Phone: 407-841-2330

    Fax: 407-841-2343

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