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Brad Hough

Brad Hough focuses his practice on intellectual property, helping clients with patents, trademarks, copyrights, trade secrets, and internet law issues. Brad has worked with clients across a wide range of industries, including rubber compounding, manufacturing, petrochemical, electrical devices, and software.

Brad has vast experience drafting and prosecuting patent and trademark applications and drafting freedom to operate and infringement opinions. He has helped clients to file copyrights and develop licensing contracts. He has also advised startup companies on trade secret and other intellectual property issues. Additionally, he has experience litigating to defend his client’s intellectual property rights.

Prior to practicing law, Brad worked in both research & development and manufacturing at chemical companies in Northeast Ohio.

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Location:

Akron, Ohio

Phone:

330-434-9999

Fax:

330-434-8888

Email:

bah@etblaw.com

Associate

AREAS OF PRACTICE

  • Intellectual Property (patents, trademarks, copyrights, and trade secrets)

  • Internet Law

  • Litigation

  • Licensing

BAR ADMISSIONS

  • United States Patent and Trademark Office, registered patent attorney

  • State of Ohio

EDUCATION

  • University of Akron School of Law, Akron, Ohio

    • JD, Magna Cum Laude

  • University of Akron School of Law, Akron, Ohio

    • BS, Chemistry with Polymer Focus

HONORS AND AWARDS

  • The University of Akron School of Law

    • Moot Court - Team Captain

      • Top 4 in the Best Brief competition, Giles Sutherland Rich Patent Moot Court Regional Competition

      • Top 4 Overall, Giles Sutherland Rich Patent Moot Court Regional Competition

    • Law Review - Associate Editor, Intellectual Property Issue

  • Published research: Osinski, Allen J.; Hough, Bradley A.; Crandall, Laura A.; Tamgho, Ingrid-Suzy; Ziegler, Christopher J. Complexes of 2,6 diacetylpyridine dihydrazone with middle and late first row transition metals. Inorg. Chem. Commun. 2015, 59,76–79.

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS AND MEMBERSHIPS

  • Bar of the State of Ohio, Member

  • United States Patent and Trademark Office

  • Ohio State Bar Association, Member

  • Cleveland Intellectual Property Law Association