Intellectual Property & Technology

  1. Overview

    Our Intellectual Property (“IP”) and Technology Practice attorneys have big firm experience to meet the most demanding IP needs.


    Bouhan Falligant has extensive experience advising clients on the clearance, prosecution, registration, protection and use of trademarks and service marks on the national and state levels in the U.S., as well as internationally. Our attorneys also prepare trademark licenses and assignments and related commercial contracts, such as sponsorship and advertising agreements.


    Bouhan Falligant regularly counsels clients on matters related to copyright law. Our attorneys are experienced in drafting and negotiating complex license agreements covering software and technology, as well as creative content. We advise clients on matters related to the protection and use of copyrighted material and the registration of copyrights with the U.S. Copyright Office.


    Bouhan Falligant’s attorneys are experienced in negotiating and preparing commercial contracts related to the acquisition of information technology assets and related services. The firm also counsels clients on legal issues related to the use of the Internet, mobile devices, and emerging technologies.


    Bouhan Falligant’s litigation group handles disputes and litigation related to complicated, high-stakes intellectual property matters. We have experience handling copyright and trademark infringement cases, domain name disputes, and related matters

    a rich & Established
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    More Than 130 Years of Experience

  2. News & Publications

    Historic Building Was Scene For John Berendt’s Book, Now A Law Firm

    Daily Report (ALM Properties) by Katheryn Hayes Tucker. Most law offices don’t have tourists stopping to look and take pictures, but that’s business as usual for Bouhan Falligant in Savannah. The firm is located on Bull Street at the edge of Forsyth Park in a four-story mansion built between 1916 and 1919 by shipping magnate […]

    Bouhan Falligant Attorney Benjamin Karpf Discusses Laws and Policies for Today’s Online World

    Benjamin Karpf, an attorney at Bouhan Falligant with expertise in intellectual property issues and technology matters, addressed Buy Local Savannah businesses at The Pirates’ House on Thursday, June 27, 2013. Buy Local Savannah is an organization dedicated to supporting locally owned, independent businesses in Savannah. Karpf talked about recent developments in legal matters related to […]

    Bouhan Falligant Attorneys Named Georgia Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

    Bouhan Falligant partners were recently recognized as 2019 Georgia Super Lawyers and Rising Stars. In addition, partner Kathy Horne was once again named one of the top 50 women practicing law in the state of Georgia. The Georgia Super Lawyer recognition is awarded annually to the top five percent of attorneys in the state.  Click […]

    Power Trio: Three Savannah-Based Attorneys Balance Passion and Practice

    By: Freddy Villano, Making Music Happen Magazine, November – December 2013 Issue Bouhan Falligant is a full-service law firm based in Savannah, Georgia. The firm attracts exceptional attorneys and supports their achievements in, as well as outside of, their profession. For example, Bouhan Falligant attorney Andrew Dekle serves on the Savannah Philharmonic’s board of directors. […]

    Bouhan Falligant Attorneys Named Best Lawyers in America 2020

    Bouhan Falligant is pleased to announce 12 of its attorneys were recently selected for inclusion in the 2020 Best Lawyers in America. The designation honors those who have been selected by their peers for outstanding achievements in their respective practice areas.  Click here to read original article.

    Bouhan Falligant Honored with Seven First-Tier Rankings in 2020 Edition of U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms”

    Bouhan Falligant was recently recognized by the 2020 edition of U.S. News-Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” with prestigious first-tier rankings in seven practice areas:  Commercial Litigation; Elder Law; Litigation-Real Estate; Personal Injury Litigation-Defendants; Product Liability Litigation-Defendants; Professional Malpractice Law-Defendants; Real Estate Law. The final rankings are published on the U.S. News website. Click here to […]

    Georgia Trend Recognizes Bouhan Falligant Attorneys as “Legal Elite”

    Three Bouhan Falligant attorneys were recently recognized in the December 2017 issue of Georgia Trend with the publication’s prestigious “Legal Elite” designation. Legal Elite recognizes the top attorneys in the state of Georgia as selected by their peers. “Being recognized by our legal peers is always an honor,” said Lea Holliday, managing partner, Bouhan Falligant. […]

    Bouhan Falligant Attorney Ben Karpf Named to Board of The Creative Coast

    Ben Karpf, an attorney at Bouhan Falligant, was recently named to the board of The Creative Coast. As a board member, he will serve as an advocate for the entrepreneurial community of the creative coast region by supporting, mentoring and connecting local businesses. At Bouhan Falligant, Karpf’s practice focuses on intellectual property law and commercial […]

    Bouhan Falligant Attorneys Named Georgia Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

    Bouhan Falligant partners were recently recognized as 2020 Georgia Super Lawyers and Rising Stars. The Georgia Super Lawyer recognition is awarded annually to the top five percent of attorneys in the state. The honor is based on independent research, peer review and professional achievement. Click here to read original article.

    The Business of Endorsements

    By Benjamin W. Karpf, Bouhan Falligant LLP Special to Business in Savannah Social media has changed the way businesses of all sizes market their products and services. Today, it is much easier for businesses to use the opinions of ordinary consumers for promotion. Individuals can also have an outsize influence on certain markets. For example, […]

    Why Small Business Owners Should Consider Registering Copyrights and Trademarks

    By Benjamin W. Karpf, Bouhan Falligant LLP Special to Business in Savannah Time and money — the two most valuable resources for any small business owner — are often the reason why a company’s intellectual property (IP) protection is ignored. Many business owners conjure up images of expensive attorneys or think IP protection is an […]

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