William R. Wohlsifer, PA
About William Wohlsiferhttp://infringement-attorney.com
Practicing primarily in debt collection, creditors' rights, commercial litigation, copyright and trademark infringement, royalty recovery, brand protection, and condominium law.
Filed lawsuit against Anheuser-Busch Incorporated, Amerada Hess Corporation, Nestle Waters North America, Inc., and Exclusive Sports Marketing, Inc. for infringement of likeness of amateur athlete for commercial purpose.
Filed lawsuit against BBC (London) for invasion of privacy and intrusion upon seclusion, and infringement of likeness of private individual.
Defended dozens of defendants charged with illegal download of DirecTV'sÂ® satellite signal alleged to be in violation of the Copyright Act, Title 17Â§ USC 501-508 in federal courts.
Represented Internet users charged with illegal download of adult film content using BitTorrent or other P2P (Peer-to-peer) file sharing programs.
Represented NASCARÂ® as lead counsel in more than 100 cases arising from breach of intellectual property licensing agreements seeking collection of outstanding royalty revenue, and prosecution of copyright and trademark infringement.
Directory Practice Areas
- Arbitration & Mediation
- Business Law
- Intellectual Property
- Landlord Tenant
- Real Estate Law
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
|Florida Supreme Court Certified Circuit Civil Mediator (April 2002)|
|Florida Supreme Court Certified County Civil Mediator (April 2002)|
|Florida Real Estate Broker (November 2007)|
|Florida Supreme Court Appellate Mediator (September 2011)|
|Collaborative Law Training Certificate (October 2005)|
|DBPR Certified Homeowners Association Mediator (November 2004)|
|Owner, William R. Wohlsifer, PA|
|St. Thomas University School of Law - St. Thomas University||J.D.||Law|
|Honors: Graduated top 10% of class; Recipient (three-times) of the St. Thomas University School of Law Merit Scholarships, Recipient, Book Award - Advanced Legal Research and Writing Recipient, Book Award - Administrative Law Recipient, Book Award - Bankruptcy Law|
|Activities: Phi Delta Phi International Legal Fraternity|
|University of Central Florida||B.A.||Political Science|
|Member||Florida Bar Trial Lawyers Section||2010-Current|
|Member||Tallahassee Chamber of Commerce||2010-Current|
|Member||Florida Academy of Professional Mediators||2002-Current|
|Member||American Intellectual Property Law Association||2001-2002|
|Member, U.S. Bankruptcy Court - Northern District of Florida|
|Member, Northern District of Florida|
|Member, Southern District of Florida|
|Member, Middle District of Florida Bar|
|Member, U.S. Bankruptcy Court - Middle District of Florida|
|Member, Florida Bar|
Articles & Publications
Hurricane - Repair Class Action
Harrismartin's Catastrophic Loss & Liability Update
Proving Publication in Cyberspace
E-Commerce Law, Aspen Law and Business