Victor C. Johnson

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Intellectual Property Litigation Attorney in Dallas, TX

Dykema Cox Smith PLLC
 | Comerica Bank Tower, 1717 Main Street Suite 4200
Dallas, TX 75201
Phone: 214-462-6477
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2017
Selected to Rising Stars: 2005 - 2006
Licensed Since: 2001
Practice Areas:
  • Intellectual Property Litigation (50%),
  • Intellectual Property (30%),
  • Civil Litigation: Defense (10%),
  • Business Litigation (10%)
Attorney Profile

Victor C. Johnson is a prominent intellectual property attorney who focuses his practice on litigation involving trademarks, patents, trade secrets, unfair competition and other complex areas of intellectual property law. He also has significant experience in many other types of commercial litigation and False Claims Act litigation. A member of the intellectual property team for the Dallas, Texas, office of law firm Dykema Gossett PLLC, he represents clients in Texas and Louisiana.

Mr. Johnson received his undergraduate degree from the University of New Mexico, where he graduated with honors. He earned his law degree from Loyola University New Orleans College of Law, where he served as an editor on the school’s law review and graduated cum laude. After graduating, he served for two years as a clerk for a justice on the Louisiana Supreme Court. He spent seven years as an associate and 12 years as a principal attorney at two other prominent law firms before joining Dykema Gossett PLLC.

His professionalism and hard work have earned Mr. Johnson a number of honors and awards over the years. He has been listed in World Trademark Review and other publications as one of the leading attorneys in Texas for intellectual property matters.

In addition to his legal practice, Mr. Johnson is also involved in a number of professional organizations, including the State Bar of Texas, the American Bar Association's Intellectual Property Section and the Intellectual Property Owners Association.

Committed to raising the standards of his profession, Mr. Johnson has published several articles on intellectual property matters in legal publications. He has spoken at legal seminars and conferences, and has also been interviewed by the mass media about intellectual property topics.

Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Intellectual Property Litigation (50%)

Intellectual Property (30%): Copyrights, Patents, Trademarks, Intellectual Property Law

Civil Litigation (10%)

Business Litigation (10%): Trade Secret, Non-Compete Agreements

Focus Areas

Intellectual Property: Copyrights, Patents, Trademarks, Intellectual Property Law

Business Litigation: Trade Secret, Non-Compete Agreements


Selected to Super Lawyers for 4 yearsmiddle-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 2 years

Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2017 Rising Stars: 2005 - 2006

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About Victor Johnson

Admitted: 2001, Texas

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Honors and Awards:

  • Recognized by Texas Super Lawyer® form IP Litigation, 2014
  • Top Trademark Litigation Practitioner in Texas, World Trademark Review 1000
  • Top Trademark Litigation Practitioner in Texas, World Trademark Review 1000
  • Rising Star, Law & Politics, 2006-2008
  • Rising Star, Texas Monthly
  • Recognized by DMagazine in The Best Lawyers Under 40

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Member, Intellectual Property Owners Association, Anti-counterfeiting and Privacy Committee
  • Member, Brand Enforcement IP Professionals
  • Member, Intellectual Property In-House Counsel Group
  • Member, American Bar Association Intellectual Property Section
  • Member, State Bar of Texas
  • Louisiana
  • Texas

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • Ask the Experts: What Would You Do? 30 Answers in 30 Minutes Anti-Counterfeiting & Brand Protection West Coast, 2011
  • Maximizing the Effectiveness and Impact of a Limited Anti-Counterfeiting Budget, 7th Annual Anti-Counterfeiting & Brand Protection East Coast, 2011
  • The King is Dead - And Overruled, 2011
  • New Indictment of In-House Counsel Indicates Enhanced Efforts to Hold Corporate Executives Accountable for Food and Drug Law Violations, 2010
  • Fighting Online Counterfeiters at Internet Speed, 2010

Educational Background:

  • University of New Mexico, B.A.

Industry Groups

  • Dental Service Organizations Industry Group
  • Food & Beverage
  • Licensing And Related Litigation
  • Pharmaceutical And Medical Products Industry Group
  • Pharmaceutical Intellectual Property
  • Technology
  • Office Location for Victor C. Johnson

    Comerica Bank Tower
    1717 Main Street Suite 4200
    Dallas, TX 75201

    Phone: 214-462-6477


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